21 Feb '11, 10am

Dead rat found floating in cooking oil in M'sia

Kuala Lumpur (The Star/ANN) - Eight food premises in Klang, Malaysia, were ordered to close after they failed to meet hygiene standards. One even had a dead rat in its frying pan. Malaysian newspaper Sinar Harian reported that the carcass was seen floating in a pan of used cooking oil, discovered in the kitchen of an outlet near Jalan Tengku Kelana. Health officers also found cockroaches and animal droppings in the eight food premises that were investigated under Operasi Bersepadu Bersih 3 on Thursday. "A check on the first outlet found that food containers were placed on the floor. "Many cockroaches were also seen," said Klang Municipal Council Health Department acting deputy director Amran Jali. He said that the premises had been ordered to close immediately after the checks. Owners of the premises were given two weeks to clean their food outlets. "We will return in a fe...

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