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Cadbury Malaysia reviews supply chain after pork DNA found in two products

Published on May 27, 2014 3:26 PM
 
The Malaysia Islamic Development Department (Jakim) will hold a special meeting with the Health Ministry, Department of Standards Malaysia and Chemistry Department on the issue of pig (porcine) DNA found in two Cadbury chocolate products. Chocolate maker Cadbury Malaysia is conducting a full review of its supply chain after two products tested positive for traces of pork DNA. -- PHOTO: HARIAN METRO

KUALA LUMPUR - Chocolate maker Cadbury Malaysia is conducting a full review of its supply chain after two products tested positive for traces of pork DNA.

The company had recalled Cadbury Dairy Milk Hazelnut and Cadbury Dairy Milk Roast Almond, after tests on samples showed traces of porcine DNA, The Star newspaper reported.

Singapore's Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) said it did not import the implicated batch of Cadbury brand products.

"Nevertheless, AVA will be checking similar products under the Cadbury brand available in our market to ensure that the ingredients used in the manufacturing of the products are truly as declared under the statement of ingredients,'' AVA said.

 
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