Govt reverses immediate ban on kaylites, gives companies three months, individuals to have final say

Speaking to ZBC after a closed door meeting, Environmental Management Agency (EMA) chairperson  Ambassador Zenzo Nsimbi said they signed agreements with companies. The agreements state compel companies to exhaust the kaylites they have in the next three months though individual consumers will have the final decision on whether they want their food in a kaylite or not.

Government last week announced that it has activated statutory instrument 84 of 2012 which prohibits the manufacturing or importation of polystyrene or kaylites citing environmental and health hazards. The ban followed a recent research by the University of Zimbabwe which showed that kaylites are made out of a chemical called styrene which has been attributed to causing dangerous cancers.

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