Somaliland denies claims that food harvest is tainted

Hargeisa (SD) – The Somaliland Ministry of Agriculture and the Food Quality Protection Agency have jointly stated that the crops harvested in the country do not contain any toxins that can harm humans.

Somaliland Minister of Agriculture Ahmed Mumin Seed and chairman of the Food Quality Protection Agency Muse Hassan Haji Yusuf said after recent media reports that food grown locally is contagious, they conducted crop surveys on food grown in Somaliland on the last two years and found no up normality in the crops.

He added: “The crops surveyed include wheat, maize, cereals, and we are ensuring people about the research that we have done in Hargeisa and the results have been the Somaliland food supply is safe for consumption.”

Somaliland minister of agriculture Ahmed Mumin Seed said they did the survey to insure food safety, after Somalia’s food production was found to be tainted.

Recently word got out that all foods grown in Somali regions were tainted and was safe for consumption, which caused panic in the Horn of Africa.

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