61 cases of laksa food poisoning, reports that noodles may have been the cause

Over the last week, 61 cases of food poisoning have been attributed to the consumption of laksa purchased from a hawker stall in the north of the country. Today, reports have emerged that there are suspicions that the cause may have been the noodles used in the dish, after a group of over 20 reported ...

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Saving Face: Fourteen skincare products pulled from shelves by Health Ministry

Saving Face: Fourteen skincare products pulled from shelves by Health Ministry

Malaysia’s National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Department (NPRA), a branch of the Health Ministry, announced today that 14 products listed as skincare items were being pulled...

Lettuce not eat this: Vege 2 Fresh brand of iceberg lettuce pulled from Malaysian shelves

Lettuce not eat this: Vege 2 Fresh brand of iceberg lettuce pulled from Malaysian shelves

Last week we reported that Singaporean health authorities pulled two brands of lettuce of Malaysian provenance from their supermarket shelves due to excessive pesticide...

Three beverages pulled from shelves after tests show they contain steroids

Three beverages pulled from shelves after tests show they contain steroids

Health Ministry officials have issued a warning against three juices produced by Sri Saga Marketing Sdh Bhd, telling consumers stop drinking them, and retailers to cease...

Man whose life was saved by five teens after cardiac arrest will finally meet boys

Man whose life was saved by five teens after cardiac arrest will finally meet boys

Three weeks ago, 49-year-old Long Soo Keat was playing football with friends on the grounds of his alma mater Chung Ling High School in George Town, Penang, when he suffered what...

[UPDATE] Malaysia Impossible: Popular radioactive material used to make ‘dirty bombs’ gone missing from local company

[UPDATE] Malaysia Impossible: Popular radioactive material used to make ‘dirty bombs’ gone missing from local company

UPDATE: Police report that two men have been arrested in connection with the missing device. No further update on where the materials could be, or whether the two newly detained...

Two dead, 18 injured after ice factory experiences second ammonia leak incident

Two dead, 18 injured after ice factory experiences second ammonia leak incident

Tragedy struck a Shah Alam ice factory early this morning after a severe ammonia leak resulted in the death of two workers, and the hospitalization of several others. Officials...

Malaysia has the highest incidence of diabetes in Asia

Malaysia has the highest incidence of diabetes in Asia

A two-day conference of global Endocrinologists held in Kuching, Sarawak this week saw Malaysia’s National Diabetes Institute (NADI) executive chairman Dr. Mustaffa Embong tell...

Tesco shut after rat nibbling on baked goods gets casual reaction from employees

Tesco shut after rat nibbling on baked goods gets casual reaction from employees

The saying another day, another health infraction at your local food outlet might just have to change for Malaysia to “another hour, another rat dining in” after a local Tesco...

Worms found floating in curry at popular ‘fresh fish’ restaurant

Worms found floating in curry at popular ‘fresh fish’ restaurant

In a muddy confluence, that brings together last week’s stories of worms inside tinned fish, and unscrupulous Melaka-area hygiene practices, we give you the latest...


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