(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Kuwait Dairy Company (KDcow) affirmed Friday that all of its milk products were safe, brushing aside reports that its milk was contaminated with harmful bacteria.
KDcow CEO Saleh Al-Atiqi, in a statement to KUNA, emphasized that KDcow's dairy products were free of any harmful bacteria and were compatible with international standards.
He said KDcow was distributing more than 20 million milk packets on ministries, hospitals, cooperative societies, supply and grocery stores every month. "There is no problem in the milk," added Al-Atiqi.
KDcow's laboratories were following safety procedures in line with international standards, he said and noted that health-related tests received certificates from Kuwait as well as ISO-14001, ISO-9001 and ISO-22000.
Al-Atiqi said the ministry of health and Kuwait Municipality, which were monitoring KDcow products regularly, have no complaints over the dairy products.
Al-Atiqi was reacting to reports suggesting that KDcow milk products contained harmful bacteria.