UNBS measures to ensure quality of sugar on market

  2nd July , 2018

Kampala, 29th June 2018 - Following reports about the presence of contaminated sugar in neighbouring Kenya, the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has put in place the following measures to protect consumers:

Based on the results so far, UNBS would like to assure the public that the sugar on the Ugandan market meets the required standards and therefore it is safe for consumption.

UNBS would like to urge the public to remain vigilant and report any cases of substandard products on the market on our tollfree line: 0800 133 133

UNBS will continue to perform its mandate of enforcing standards to protect consumer health and safety and the environment against dangerous and sub-standard products.

About UNBS

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body responsible for developing and promoting standards and quality of products and services to facilitate fair trade, promote local industries and protect consumers.

For more information, please contact:

Barbara kamusiime

Senior Public Relations Officer

Uganda National Bureau of Standards

Tel: 0752300077

E-mail: barbara.kamusiime@unbs.go.ug

Website: www.unbs.go.ug