For the first time, Kenyan farmers will have access to a product that can dramatically reduce aflatoxin contamination. During the 127th meeting of the Board of Management, the Pest Control Products Board (PCPB) held on 29 June 2015 granted full registration status to the biocontrol product Aflasafe KE01™, with the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) as the registrant, paving the way for its unhindered use in Kenya. For more information, please click here.
Aflasafe received media attention, which can be seen at the following links:
- Scientific American: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fungus-used-to-quash-cancer-causing-toxin/
- National Geographic: http://theplate.nationalgeographic.com/2015/06/05/aflatoxin-the-silent-threat-to-africas-food-supply/
- Discovery Learning Channel: https://vimeo.com/131296185
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