Section 13 of the Food Act 1983 states that any person who prepares or sells any food that has in or upon it any substance which is poisonous, harmful or otherwise injurious to health, commits an offence and shall be liable, on conviction, to a fine not exceeding RM100,000, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years, or both.
SHAH ALAM, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Selangor should organise more campaigns to create awareness to non-Muslim groups on the ill-effects of consuming cheap alcoholic drinks, said Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud.
LABUAN, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- More focus should be given to safety and health aspects in boarding schools as students, teachers and support staff are at the premises all the time.
Two Malaysian men, aged 41 and 53, are in critical condition at the Intensive Care Unit of the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital. Another man, aged 35, is reported to be in stable condition at the same hospital.
This hospital will enable government hospitals to focus more on the B40 group who really need the health and medical facilities in government hospitals.
LABUAN, Sept 19 (Bernama) -- National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) stressed the need for urgent steps to be taken to address mental and health issues at workplaces involving employers, employees and the relevant authorities.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19(Bernama) – As of 8 pm today, 56 people, including four locals, are down with poisoning after consuming alcoholic drinks in the Klang Valley, with 19 of them dead and 17 still undergoing treatment.
PUTRAJAYA, Sept 19 (Bernama) -- The number of deaths recorded from methanol poisoning rose to 21 today when the Ministry of Health (KKM) received information on two deaths outside the KKM facilities, said Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
SUNGAI BULOH, Sept 19 (Bernama) -- Three premises selling hard liquor in Kampung Baru Sungai Buloh were ordered to be closed for not having a valid business license and suspected of selling fake alcoholic drinks.
PUTRAJAYA, Sept 19 (Bernama) -- The Cabinet today discussed the case of a man who had been sentenced to death for having medicinal cannabis oil, said Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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