Standards

Rwanda suspends Kenyan-made paracetamol over quality issues

The Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has suspended a Kenyan-made Paracetamol drug over quality issues and ordered actors in the pharmaceutical sector to recall stock as more investigations are being undertaken. The paracetamol drug goes by the brand “Totomol 120mg/5ml” and it is...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 6:23pm

Standards body launches crackdown on substandard beer

Rwanda Standard Board (RSB) has threatened of strict penalties against factories producing substandard beer, urging them to adhere to the standards set by the regulator. This was said on Friday by Philip Nzaire, the Director of Standard Assurance at RSB, after an operation conducted in...

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 11:44am

Stop wrapping food in materials with printing inks, RSB tells traders

Rwandan Standards Board (RSB) has banned the use of packaging materials with printing inks to wrap food. The decision was reached on after complaints from the public on how shops wrap items like samosas, mandazi in old newspapers and documents from offices or school. RSB urged local authorities...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 9:25am

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