UNBS IN THE MEDIA 29TH AUGUST TO 2ND SEPTEMBER 2022

UNBS HOIMA ENGAGEMENT;

NBS TV – ATTACHED

NTV – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfIt03zaL4o

URN – UNBS Cautions Agro Processors on Quality Food Standards. Ronald Ahimbisibwe, the head of small and medium enterprises at UNBS explains that they have embarked on a campaign on ensuring that agro-processors meet the required standards so that they produce quality food which is suitable for human consumption. READ MORE HERE

THE INDEPENDENT – UNBS cautions agro processors on quality food standards. The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has cautioned agro-processors in Bunyoro sub-region to adhere to quality food standards. READ MORE HERE.

BUSINESS FOCUS – UNBS Cautions Agro Processors On Quality Food Standards. The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has cautioned agro-processors in Bunyoro sub-region to adhere to quality food standards. Ronald Ahimbisibwe, the head of small and medium enterprises at UNBS explains that they have embarked on a campaign on ensuring that agro-processors meet the required standards so that they produce quality. READ MORE HERE

 

CITY 5 GIN UNBS LAB RESULTS;

UBC TV TALKSHOW – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42RVkueI4Zc

KARAMOJA NEWS 

NBS TV 

NEW VISION 

NEW VISION ONLINE – Killer gin adulterated with excessive methanol – Bahati.  READ MORE HERE

CAPITAL RADIO – Methanol killed City 5 Gin consumers in Arua District. The City 5 Gin that killed 17 people in Arua district last week was excessively adulterated by methanol, an industrial chemical used to create fuel, and as a solvent, anti-freeze,according to Uganda National Bureau of Standards. It is also used to dilute wall paint and wood varnish. READ MORE HERE

UGANDA RADIO NETWORK. Three Remanded Over City 5 Gin Deaths. Tukahaabwe charged the suspects with nine counts of manslaughter, manufacturing selling, distribution, and possession of products not conforming to the standard specification under the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) Act. READ MORE HERE

EAGLE ONLINE – GOVT BANS SALE OF ADULTERATED LIQUOR IN ARUA. Gov’t has banned the production and sale of a locally distilled alcohol in Arua city after it reportedly claimed about 14 lives and left others hospitalised in West Nile. READ MORE HERE

FOOD SAFETY AFRICA – Consumers in Uganda die after consuming toxic alcoholic drink. At least 17 people have perished and several others hospitalized after consuming toxic liquor from a roadside kiosk in Northern Uganda. READ MORE HERE

UG MIRROR – Test Show Alcohol that killed 17 people in Arua was adulterated with Methanol. An investigation done by the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) together with the law enforcement into the death of 17 people in Arua and Madi Okollo districts who drank a local gin called City Five has revealed that it was excessively adulterated with Methanol. READ MORE HERE

THE KAMPALA REPORT – UNBS bans sale of adulterated liquor in Arua after 14 deaths. Government has banned the production and sale of a locally distilled alcohol in Arua City after it reportedly claimed about 14 lives and left others hospitalized in West Nile. READ MORE HERE

MULENGERA NEWS – ARUA GIN WAS ADULTERATED WITH METHANOL- GOV’T. Laboratory tests of the local gin known that killed 17 people in Arua City show that the drink was excessively adulterated with methanol. READ MORE HERE

THE WORLD NEWS – Government bans sale of adulterated liquor in Arua. Government has banned the production and sale of locally distilled alcohol in Arua city after it reportedly claimed about 14 lives and left others hospitalized in West Nile. READ MORE HERE

OTHER STORIES;

NEW VISION – COMMENTS ON INCREASING UNBS CAPACITY

NEW VISION