Health ministry probes spoilt Tsabana


Since late last year, parents have been complaining of being given spoilt nutritious baby food ration, Tsabana, at various government clinics countrywide.

Though the expiry on the Tsabana packaging shows that the food has not reached its 'sell-by-date', the public is confused to what might be causing the bitter taste in the children’s supplementary feed.

In an interview with The Monitor, Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoH&W) chief public relations officer, Christopher Nyanga acknowledged that his ministry was aware of the situation. “The ministry has launched an investigation involving stakeholders in the Tsabana supply chain, including the supplier, to establish if there is anything wrong with the product and further to cause for the correction of whatever may be wrong with the said product. The ministry, through its clinics, has requested all people who took the said Tsabana consignment to return it,” he said.

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