11 Jun '11, 9am

M'sia recalls Taiwan's 'Shin Ramen' instant noodles for tests

M'sia recalls Taiwan's 'Shin Ramen' instant noodles for tests

Consumers have been urged to avoid eating the popular Korean noodles 'Shin Ramen' until tests show that the food product is safe for consumption. -- PHOTO: THE STAR KUALA LUMPUR - CONSUMERS have been urged to avoid eating the popular Korean noodles 'Shin Ramen' until tests show that the food product is safe for consumption. Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the product had been recalled from the market as the ministry was currently conducting tests on the product after it was suspected of having excessive amounts of the cancer-causing plastic addictives di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di-isononyl phthalate (DINP). 'We urge consumers to stop eating the noodles which they have bought until the tests by our ministry show that they are free from these contaminants,' Mr Liow said Saturday. The ministry is also conducting tests on Korean noodles 'Shin Ramyun' ...

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