Lobby groups want ban on GM foods lifted to boost maize stocks

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Players in the cereals and bulk storage sector are pushing to have the ban on genetically modified foods lifted to pave way for the importation of about 600,000 metric tonnes of maize to plug a deficit responsible for the rising price of the staple.

Concerns have also been raised that the ban of GMOs could prevent countries like the US, which has traditionally stepped in to supply Kenya with emergency food aid during drought or calamities like flooding, could be constrained by the decision.

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