Shire Highlands Hotel suspended – Malawi Bureau of Standards

The Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) has with immediate effect suspended operations of Shire Highlands Hotel situated in Limbe.

Shire Highlands Hotel

Shire Highlands Hotel

Suspended Shire Highlands Hotel

Suspended Shire Highlands Hotel

MBS on Monday said the hotel has been stopped from offering its services to the public due to non compliance with hygienic conditions.

Malawi Standard Number 21; Food and Food Processing Units – Code Of Hygienic Conditions- empowers the bureau to close down institutions that do not comply with stipulated hygienic conditions.

“The MBS wishes to advise the general public against patronizing Shire Highlands Hotel situated in Limbe until the hygienic conditions have been improved and the suspension lifted by the MBS,” reads in part MBS’s statement.

Shire highlands is a second hotel to face the wrath of MBS following Malawi Sun Hotel and Conference Centre Bakery situated at Ginnery Corner in Blantyre which was also closed
down by the bureau last week due to non compliance to hygienic conditions.

Recently, MBS also suspended operations of Bakers Pride (New) Bakery (bread and Bun)
located in Area 3, behind Lilongwe Post Office due to non compliance to hygienic conditions.

Superior Halaal Meats Butchery, Superior Food Market – Catering Services, and Superior Food
Market Bakery (Bread and Bans), Situated at the North Gate Arcade along the Masauko
Chipembere Highway in Blantyre was also recently closed down by MBS for failing to comply with hygienic conditions.

And in the past week, MBS in conjunction with Police, Health and Environmental officials disposed off Spirituous liquor packed in plastic bottles at the Mwanza district disposal site as well as in Muloza in Mulanje district.

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Tim
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Tim

THAT IS WHAT MALAWI CALLS A HOTEL?

DOG HOTELS IN THE USA ARE OF A MUCH SUPERIOR STANDARD!

MY DOG WOULD NOT ENTER MUCH LESS EAT FOOD THERE!

CLOSE ALL OF THEM DOWN

Unjikani
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Unjikani

Bwinotu kwatsala amenewa azibwera mzipinda mwathu nkumapanga suspend every service offered there due to unhygienic conditions kkkkkkk lol

namasina
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namasina

What about Chilembwe Lodge? Last time I was there there were ants in the rooms and blocked shower rooms!

Zinja
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Zinja

is that what you call hotel really serious?????// no!!! no!!!! no!! that’s death trap

Bristone Mabichi
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Bristone Mabichi

Bravo MBS!! This is progress, people should not just be interested in making money at the expense of peoples health, I mean those in the food and beverage industries.

Wa BB
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Wa BB

So its Health for the Rich only? As others have already asked. When you going to places like Ndirande, Zingwangwa, Chigwiri…….?

Zilani
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Zilani

I wish we had such a bureau to suspend DPP from running this country.

Modie longwe
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Modie longwe

And most of these owners are Asians.too much uchisi

Ze Roberto
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Ze Roberto

Good job Devin Chokazinga and team. At least there a sense of regulation. Please continue the good work to protect unsuspecting Malawi citizens.

namasina
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namasina

With respect to the owner who is no longer here, the place was no better then than it is now

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