Kawan Food suspends factory ops


The group said it has received an official letter from the Health Ministry on June 14 with instructions to suspend its operation from June 14 to June 21.

KUALA LUMPUR: Frozen food manufacturer Kawan Food Bhd has been instructed by the Health Ministry to suspend its operations for a week after 78 of its workers were tested positive for Covid-19 infection.

The workers at wholly owned Kawan Food Manufacturing Sdn Bhd were tested positive on June 11.

“The Klang District Health Office and International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti) were immediately notified on the number of infected Covid-19 cases. Following Majlis Keselamatan Negara (MKN)’s standard operating procedures, the Kawan Food Manufacturing stopped its operations to perform deep sanitisation of the factory as well as hostels, ” it said in a filing with Bursa Malaysia yesterday.

The group said it has received an official letter from the Health Ministry on June 14 with instructions to suspend its operation from June 14 to June 21.

“Subject to further directive from the Health Ministry, the factory is expected to resume operations in stages starting from June 22, ” the company said.

“The production facility in China remains unaffected and is fully operational, ” it added.

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