Simply not way back in June 2018, a number of manufacturers of canned sardines imported from China into Malaysia have been discovered to be contaminated with parasitic roundworms that could possibly be detrimental to well being if consumed. All these manufacturers have been apparently held again earlier than they may make it into the market but it surely seems like there could also be some issues with locally-produced canned sardines as nicely.
In accordance with Berita Harian, a 38-year-old housewife, Shuhelniwati, was getting ready a meal for her husband within the morning and had opened the can of sardines to make sandwiches. Nonetheless, she was shocked when she discovered that the sardines had just a few worms inside.
Her father, Shukor Yatim, 65, stated that she discovered worms in two out of 5 cans of sardines that she had purchased in a grocery store in Bahau, Negeri Sembilan final Friday (September 28) and so they had an expiry date within the 12 months 2021. That’s nonetheless a really very long time!
The canned sardines are locally-produced objects and it was unclear whether or not that is an remoted incident. Shukor says that he might be reporting the worms to the Ministry of Home Commerce and Shopper Affairs (KPDNHEP) in order that they will examine the incident.
There was no information about different occurrences of this worm incident however do test your meals earlier than consuming or cooking if you happen to don’t need to be
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