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PETALING JAYA: There are better and safer ways to pack food instead of using dangerous items like nails and staples, says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
BALIK PULAU: Two premises - a shrimp paste processing factory and a soy sauce factory - were ordered to close for two weeks due to unhygienic conditions and non-compliance with food safety and quality standards during an operation conducted by the Penang Health Department.
PETALING JAYA: More than RM600,000 worth of fines have been dished out by the Health Ministry to send the message that the government is serious about preventing lapses in food safety and hygiene, even if incidents of food poisoning dropped by 57% this year.
PETALING JAYA: The Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) Market in Kuala Lumpur has been recognised as the cleanest and safest public market by the Health Ministry while in the private category, Lotus's Cheng store in Melaka is number one.
BUTTERWORTH: Two premises here - a soy sauce factory and a bakery - have been ordered to close for two weeks due to dirty conditions and non-compliance with food safety and quality standards.
Among top consumer grousest involve food delivery services and prices of items.
KUALA LUMPUR: In light of the recent issue raised by the Hong Kong Consumer Council concerning 60 pre-packaged biscuits made from palm oil, food manufacturers must demand for palm oil from their suppliers that contain lower levels of 3-monochloro-propanediol esters (3-MCPDE) and glycidyl esters (GE), said Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) director-general Dr Ahmad Parveez Ghulam Kadir.
IPOH: The level of acrylamide found in some biscuits and crackers manufactured in Malaysia are below the benchmark level set by the European Union Commission Regulation, says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
PETALING JAYA: Local cream cracker producer Hup Seng Perusahaan Makanan (M) Sdn Bhd has defended its product following claims it has cancer-inducing elements.
PETALING JAYA: The use of brand names “Timah” and “Omar” on whisky labels does not fall under the purview of the Food Act 1983 and Food Regulations 1985, says the Health Ministry.