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18:40
18:40

New Diaper Brands Flood Market amid Mixed Perceptions on Use Mulago Hospital 3

Kitaka says that the most common cause of diaper rash is when a baby's nappy is not changed often as mothers try to save or are busy at work and yet some diapers contain preservative chemicals that some babies are allergic to.
09:49
09:49

Falling Groundnuts Price Frustrates Amuru Farmers 1

Currently, a kilo of unhusked groundnuts is 1,500 Shillings while a kilo of threshed groundnuts ranges between 2,000 to 2,400 Shillings. Yet last year, a kilo of unthreshed groundnuts was bought at 2700 while a kilo or threshed groundnuts was selling at 3,500 shillings.
18:44
18:44

UNBS Equips Gulu Testing Lab, To start Operation Before End of Year 4 1

The multibillion laboratory is one of the three regional laboratories, the others in Mbale and Mbarara cities whose construction is funded by the Danish Embassy through TradeMark East Africa-TMEA. UNBS kicked off the construction of the three regional laboratories last year.
11:34
11:34

UNBS to Strictly Enforce LPG Standards, Bans Cylinder Swapping 1 7 Top story

The LPG standards and the Weights and Measures rules and other Statutory Instruments provide that the name and address of the manufacturer of the goods should be indicated.
08:10
08:10

Maize Millers in Lira Given Three Weeks to Register Their Business 5 1

During the meeting, Ronald Ahimbisibwe, the Principal Certification Officer and Head Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development at UNBS explained they briefed the association leaders early this year on the requirements and they were expected to send the message to their members.
19:23
19:23

MPs Hand Mukamanayamba Official to Police over Misleading Adverts Parliament 7 1

The committee was meeting energy and soft drink producers who were tasked to explain misleading advertisements about the capacity of their products to arouse sexual enhancement, heal diseases like cancer, pressure and diabetes among others.
17:24
17:24

MPs Summon Energy Drink Producers to Explain Safety, Efficacy of their Products advertisement 1 3

In the meeting, several MPs said the different energy drinks producing companies were misleading people with adverts indicating that their products boost sexual stamina and correct erectile dysfunction.
10:09
10:09

UNBS Explains Temperature Gun Inaccuracy, Blames Untrained Users 2

By June, last year, all public places, including private and government offices, shops, hotels, and later churches, among others, were required to have the hand-held thermometers, before being allowed to open their businesses.
09:14
09:14

We Consider Price and Availability to Buy Local or Regional, says WFP

“When the support is in cash and dedicated to purchase of maize or beans, WFP assesses availability and price, and bases on this to buy locally or regionally” says Daloum, WFP Country Representative.
17:54
17:54

UNBS Directs Dealers To Take Sub-standard Iron Bars Off Market 1

“If found, the substandard iron bars will be seized and destroyed with no recourse and charges will be brought against you in accordance with the Laws of the Republic of Uganda. This warning takes immediate effect,” they statement warns.
12:49
12:49

Luwero Maize Millers Ask UNBS to Extend Deadline for Certification aflotoxins 1 3

UNBS issued an ultimatum of June 30th this year for maize millers and maize flour traders to secure standard certification for their products. Maize millers without standard certification face closure.
12:42
12:42

Experts Push for Mini Power Grids Amidst Raising Skepticism About Solar Energy 4 2

With no clear standards for quality solar panels on the market, Brenda Akankunda, a researcher and Energy Economist at Makerere University Business School (MUBS), says the public is misled into buying solar products that don’t fit the hype attached to them.
17:25
17:25

I'll Double the Achievements, swears New UNBS Boss Ebiru Standards 1

“The UNBS focus in the next five years is to double what has been done so far, by increasing focus on private sector development, Agro-industrialisation, Manufacturing and a sustainable Petroleum Resources Programme.” Ebiru said.
11:46
11:46

Solar Dealers Scared of New UNBS Mandatory Solar Standards 5 1

The UNBS 2020 survey report shows that 70% of the solar energy products marketed in Uganda do not conform to the quality standards recognized by the International Electro-Technical Commission (IEC) and Lighting Global Standards.
13:45
13:45

Importers Get One Month Amnesty on PVOC Surcharge

Under the PVoC policy, the goods are supposed to be tested for standards like roadworthiness for vehicles, before they are shipped into the country. If the import is registered, the process costs the importers 0.45 per cent of the Free-on-Board value or the value of the goods to be shipped, before adding the freight and insurance costs, while if the import is not registered, it costs 0.5 per cent.
07:34
07:34

Certified Maize Dealers Named, Others Given June Deadline Maize standards

Recently, Kenya banned Uganda's maize claiming that the grain had unacceptably high levels of aflatoxins. But the ban was later lifted with stringent conditions attached. Maize is a staple food in Uganda and a leading agricultural export to East Africa, for both human consumption and animal feed.
16:01
16:01

UGX 50 Million Abattoir Lies Idle in Omoro Town Council butchery 1 1

Concerned meat consumers like David Orach, a resident of the area is frightened that the continued standoff has led to selling of uninspected meat, posing great risks of foodborne illnesses associated with animals slaughtered from poorly hygienic places.
15:03
15:03

Gov't Agencies Launch Crackdown On Media Advertising 'Fake Herbal Drinks' Health drinks 3 1

Section 33 (1)(c) of the National Drug Policy and Authority Act, Cap 206 prohibits the advertisement and publication of information that aimed to promote the use of a drug for prevention or treatment of any disease or relating to enhancing human potency.
20:16
20:16

NDA, UNBS, UCC In Joint Fight Against "False Health Drink", Adverts 1 5

The three agencies have separately come under fire for alleged failure to perform their roles, which has abetted the misinformation. However, the three government agencies have agreed to coordinate regarding information sharing and issuance of coordinated directives, for effective enforcement of the policies. The have agreed to coordinate regarding information sharing, and issuing coordinated directives, effective enforcement of policies.
17:42
17:42

Temperature Guns Being Misused, Experts Warn temperature guns, 3 1

“I see most of the people putting out their hands for their body temperature to be taken. This is wrong. The forehead is the right body part from which the temperature reading should be taken”, says Simon Rukundo, Head of Temperature Laboratory at the UNBS.
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