fbpx
Connect with us

News

Singaporean Lady Finds Hook-Like Metal Piece in CNY Peanut Snack From Malaysia

Published

S'porean Lady Found Hook-Like Metal Piece In Cny Peanut Snack Originating From Malaysia - World Of Buzz
Source: The Star

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Yikes, this is why we ought to be careful before eating anything because if we aren’t alert, we might just find things as dangerous as a hook-like metal. 

The Star reported that Ms Foo Yen Pyng from Singapore had bit into a piece of metal that was sharp and hard whilst she was enjoying some early Chinese New Year peanut snack. Foo was quoted as saying,

“I was so surprised… Had I not been chewing slowly, I could have swallowed it!”

The 48-year-old analyst shared that her father bought the mini peanut puffs from a Giant supermarket situated at Block 316B Ang Mo Kio Street 31, which is not too far from their home. Following the issue, a Giant spokesperson has assured that Giant takes food safety and quality very seriously. 

“We immediately conducted a random check on a similar batch of the product at the store but no similar issues were found,” explained Giant’s spokesperson.

Ft1

Source: the star

However, Giant has since removed the product from all of its stores in Singapore as investigations have yet to come to a conclusion.

On top of that, their quality assurance and food safety team is working hand in hand with the distributor and supplier to further investigate the issue. As of now, they have apologised to the customer for the mishap and arranged for a refund.

In the photos given by Foo to the Straits Times, where the news first appeared, you can see that the peanut snack came in a plastic container with “red packaging”. According to the report, the snack is a product of Malaysia and it has a net weight of 300g. It’s also certified Halal.

Not only that, in one of the photos, it can be seen that the object Foo found whilst chewing the peanut snack is a “curved, hook-like metallic object”. Yikes!

Ft2

Source: the star

Replying to Foo, head of the customer service for Dairy Farm Singapore, Giant, Mavis Ong offered her assistance to Foo. She also guaranteed that she was looking into the matter. Mavis Ong wrote in an email,

“Please allow us some time to conduct a full inquiry and follow up with you on Monday.”

On the other hand, Foo revealed that she had brought the issue forth to the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA), which is a statuary board that regulates food safety. Further updates on AVA revealed that Foo has indeed filed a complaint and they are currently looking into the matter.

Hopefully, this matter will be resolved quickly and they find a solution to this problem. In the meantime, let’s be extra careful whenever we eat store-bought items.

 

Also read: Many Restaurant Workers in M’sia Are Not Hygienic, Carry Food-Poisoning Bacteria

Many Restaurant Workers In Msia Are Not Hygienic Enough, Carry Food-Poisoning Bacteria - World Of Buzz 5


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Igp Clarifies Pdrm License Senior Citizen Igp Clarifies Pdrm License Senior Citizen
News18 hours ago

IGP Clarifies That PDRM Never Discussed Limiting Driving Licence To Senior Citizens

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Datuk Seri Acryl Sani Abdullah yesterday clarified that the proposal to limit the issuing of...

Dead Penyu Found On Terengganu Beach Dead Penyu Found On Terengganu Beach
News18 hours ago

Female Turtle Found Dead In Terengganu, Allegedly Drowned When It Was Trapped In A Net

As human beings slowly getting back to living normally, sadly, our effects on nature come with it too. The latest...

State Ft State Ft
News22 hours ago

Senior Minister: Interstate Travel May Be Allowed In 3 Weeks

Malaysians may soon be able to travel across states, according to Senior Minister Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein. According to...

Pdrm Suggests Senior Citizens Be Assessed Before Renewing Drivers License Pdrm Suggests Senior Citizens Be Assessed Before Renewing Drivers License
News2 days ago

PDRM Proposes ‘Ability To Drive’ Assessment For Senior Citizens Before They Can Renew Their License

PDRM has suggested that the government needs to set a new requirement for senior citizens before they can renew their...

Sri Lankan Shaman Dies Of Covid 19 Sri Lankan Shaman Dies Of Covid 19
News3 days ago

Sri Lanka’s Famous Shaman Who Allegedly Claims He Could Cure Covid-19 Dies Due To The Virus

A high-profile shaman from Sri Lanka who claimed he was able to stop the spread of the virus in his...

Az Gap Decreased To 6 Weeks Az Gap Decreased To 6 Weeks
News3 days ago

YB Khairy: Interval Between 1st & 2nd Doses Of AstraZeneca Vaccine Shortened To 6 Weeks

The Minister of Health, YB Khairy Jamaluddin informed that the period between the first and second doses of the AstraZeneca...

Skid Skid
News3 days ago

Lorry Driver High On Drugs Falls Asleep On The Wheel & Loses Control Of Vehicle On NKVE

A lorry driver lost control of his vehicle after falling asleep on the wheel and skidded on the NKVE heading...

My Post 2021 09 24T142119.604 1 My Post 2021 09 24T142119.604 1
News3 days ago

M’sian Man In Somalia Sentenced To 15 Years In Jail For Assisting Terrorist Organisation

A 34-year-old Malaysian man named Ahmad Mustakim Abdul Hamid, was sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Somali military...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY