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Malaysia: 2 Cadbury chocolate products officially ‘not halal’ for now

Two varieties of Cadbury milk chocolate have tested positive for porcine DNA, conducted by the Malaysian Health Ministry.

Two varieties of Cadbury milk chocolate have tested positive for porcine DNA, conducted by the Malaysian Health Ministry. Following the statement issued today by the Health Ministry, which confirmed that two Cadbury chocolate products contained pig (porcine) DNA, the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) has suspended the halal certification for the two products, with immediate effect. Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the ministry had tested these chocolates after rumours had spread on social media on May 23 that it had contained porcine DNA. He said in a press statement, “There were analysis done online and it showed…

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