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Toxicological risk associated with consumption of rice sold in Uganda
(International Journal of Scientific Advances, 2021-11)
Previous studies have reported the presence of aflatoxins (AFB1, AFB2, AFG1 and AFG2), heavy metals (As, Cd and Pb) and organochlorine pesticide residues (OCPs) in rice sold in Uganda. However, the potential health ...
Food Control in Uganda: Gaps and Opportunities in the Rice Value Chain
(International Journal of Scientific Advances, 2021-11-01)
Food control defines activities, along the food supply chain, that provide consumer protection and ensure that all foods provided for human consumption are wholesome, conform to safety and quality requirements, and are ...
Incidence of aflatoxins, heavy metals and pesticide residues contamination in imported and locally grown white rice in Uganda
(International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), 2021-11)
There is increased global interest in the safety of rice because rice is a staple food for half of the world’s population and its safety influences consumers’ health. This study aimed at assessing the levels of aflatoxins ...
Food control in Uganda: a case of the rice value chain
(Makerere University, 2023-01)
Food control is of national strategic interest to guarantee food safety and protect human health. Uganda has a multi-agency food control system where mandates and quality infrastructure are fragmented into different ...
Food safety knowledge, attitudes and practices of food handlers along the rice value chain of Uganda
(Journal of Food Industry, 2022-02)
Food handlers play a critical role in controlling food contamination from “farm to fork”. Therefore, inadequate knowledge, poor attitudes and improper practices by food handlers pose a serious challenge to food safety. ...