30 May '11, 10pm

AVA suspends sales of Taiwan-made Sunlight Brand drinks after plasticiser found in their Star Fruit Juice

SINGAPORE - The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) has suspended the import of all Sunlight Brand drinks from Taiwan after tests found the industrial plasticiser DEHP in a sample of the brand's Star Fruit Juice. Consumers are advised not to consume the brand of beverages, which are being taken off the market immediately. Based on the level of DEHP detected in the sample, a 60kg adult can drink up to 420g and for a 30kg child, 210g of the juice every day over a lifetime without significant health risks. According to AVA, it has analysed 13 brands of Taiwan-made beverages so far and the 12 others passed the test. Apart from drinks, Taiwanese jam and jelly will also be tested. Meanwhile, at least two Taiwanese bubble tea retailers here have sent their products to AVA for testing in the wake of the Taiwan food scare involving DEHP, which affects the hormone balance in yo...

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