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Dangerous Pesticides Causing Health Complications Found in Imported Mie Sedaap

today7 October 2022

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What’s your favourite instant noodles brand? Personally I think the Shin Ramyun is superior, but we’re not talking about that today. If yours is Mie Sedaap, you might want to stay away from it for the time being.

Yesterday, news broke out that two products of Indonesian brand Mie Sedaap – Korean Spicy Soup and Korean Spicy Chicken instant noodles – are being recalled due to the presence of ethylene oxide, a pesticide.

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) said that ethylene oxide was detected in the products during a survey of food items. After the same pesticide was found in Haagen-Dazs ice cream products in August, affected Haagen-Dazs products were subsequently recalled.

Ethylene Oxide Is a Carcinogen You Need to Know About | HowStuffWorks

Ethylene oxide can causeΒ vomiting or other gastrointestinal distress when consumed in a liquid form. When inhaled as a gas, it could lead to pulmonary edema and other pulmonary irritations.

According to a report from the United States Environmental…

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Written by: Quinny Tan