Canned sardines from China contains worms
2 canned sardines products from China were contaminated with dead worms and have been recalled.
Malaysia’s Health Ministry said checks had been conducted on the brands following the spread on social media posts about the canned sardines containing nematodes, a type of worm.
It is found that 2 sardines brands did not comply with the food safety standard as per the Food act 1983.
The ministry stated that it will continue to monitor canned sardines that are imported in and added that they will take enforcement action is the products do not comply with the 1983 Food Act.
Members of the public can get in contact with the State Health Departments or District Health Offices with regards to hygiene and food safety related issues.
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