Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-036  
NTB Type
4. Sanitary & phyto-sanitary (SPS) measures  
NTM Code
A82: Testing requirement 
Complaint
Kenya complained that Ugandan authorities were requesting for samples of milk to Uganda Dairy Development Authority for testing and that they were not accepting the certificate of analysis from Kenya Bureau of Standards on Kenyan Products.  
Status note
Uganda reported that the Uganda Dairy Development Authority (DDA) has never denied entry of milk from Kenya except for a one-off incident that happened in 2007 where the denial of entry was attributed to the water content, about 27%, in the imported milk.
The Uganda DDA respects quality certification from the country of origin and does not subject that milk to fresh certification. Some companies however prefer to bring into Uganda samples for analysis but neither the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) nor the Uganda (DDA) analyze items that have been analyzed by the Kenya Bureau of Standards( KEBS). They only monitor and consult with the sister bureaux of standards in the EAC Partner States.  
Progress update note
 
Policy or regulatory NTB
No 
Location
Uganda: Uganda Bureau of Standards (Government institution)  
Reporting Country or Region
Kenya  
Date of incident
2004-05-21  
Status
Resolved  
Date of resolution
2010-11-29  
Product Description
Dairy Products  
Total value
0  
Date reported
2007-12-03 00:00  
Modified
2010-11-29 00:00