KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has ordered the Taro brand biscuit produced by Bairong to be withdrawn from the market with immediate effect after an analysis found it contained melamine above the permissible level.
The ministry’s food quality and safety division director Noraini Mohd Othman in a statement Thursday said the product contained more than the 75 ppm (parts per million) level of melamine that is permitted.
The statement added that 12 products analysed by the division found them to meet the ministry’s standard for melamine content,
They are Fruit Jelly Stick (Motion), Genuine Pearl Jelly (Tian Tian), Lobster Peanut Crisp (Cap Layang), 888 (Egg & Milk Filling) (Vigor 888), Rice Crackers (Wang Wang), Biscuit Sticks (Four Seas). Mini Poppers Chocolate Flavoured (Walls), White Coffee 3in1 (Dali Coffee Beverage), Apple Sandwich Biscuits (Bairong), Colourfull Party (Cherry & Apple Biscuits) (Bairong), Almond Cakes (Fu Die Lai) and Curtes Chocolate (Giff).
Consumers having any doubts about the melamine content of any product can contact the division at (603) 8883-3655, 8883-3503, 8883-3652 and 8883-3500 from 8am to 9pm including public holidays, or obtain more information at the division’s website here. -- Bernama
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