Uganda is the second nation in East Africa to ban ready-to-eat meat products from South Africa
Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Swaziland and Zimbabwe have also blocked the import of meat products from South Africa.
Agriculture Ministry representative Alexandre Campos da Silva said the department received 410 notifications of salmonella presence from 12 countries that...
"All fridges and food preparation areas in our stores will now be re-cleaned to prevent any cross-contamination."
In this move, only butcher's shops who meet the required standards will be allowed to operate their businesses.
Chrysostom Mukiibi Kagolo, the chairman of the association, said articles recently published in local newspapers and some aired on radio and television...
The group was arrested last week from Nakasero, Nakulabye and Ntinda markets in an operation carried out by KCCA and UNBS.
Traders under the Jinja Abattoirs Traders' Association have been slaughtering between 20 and 25 cows a day.
Some butchers were selling rotten meat, while others operated in substandard workplaces.
“The operation is a fact-finding mission to check the compliance of butcher's shops with the required public health standards."
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