Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) on Friday suspended operations of Superior Halaal Meats Butchery, Superior Food Market – Catering Services, and Superior Food Market Bakery (Bread and Bans).
Superior halaal butchers is situated at the North Gate Arcade along the Masauko Chipembere Highway in Blantyre.
MBS says the three sections of the food market have failed to comply with hygienic conditions as stipulated in Malawi Standard Number 21, which is the bureau’s code of hygienic conditions.
According to the statement, the suspension is due to the company’s failure to comply with hygienic conditions as stipulated in Malawi Standard Number 21; (Food And Food Processing Units – Code Of Hygienic Conditions).
Last week the Bureau suspended production and distribution of Chibuku Shake Shake opaque beer for Lilongwe plant on similar grounds.
Meanwhile, MBS has lifted the suspension order on production and distribution of the opaque beer after the brewer addressed the hygienic concerns at their Lilongwe plant as required by Malawi Standard 21.
MBS as national standards body, according to its director general Davlin Chokazinga, operates product and service and certification schemes to ensure that goods or services comply with quality requirements.
Chokazinga appealed to consumers in the country to take their role and responsibility seriously when it comes to quality and safety of the products they buy.