MALAYSIA: Hommaid Foods handed fine for lead-contaminated curry powder
A manager at Hommaid Foods has been fined RM5,500 by Limbang Magistrate Court after pleading guilty to selling curry powder contaminated with lead. Prosecuted by the Limbang Health Division, the court heard how the curry powder was tested and discovered to contain 13.99ppm of lead, which far exceeds the 2.0ppm allowed under clause 38 (1)(e) of the Food Act (1985).
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