Thursday, September 19

Pig DNA in Golden Churn Creamery Butter

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KUCHING: Muslims in the state were advised to stop consuming the ‘Golden Churn Creamery Butter’ with immediate effect as the product was tested and confirmed to contained DNA from pigs.

Sarawak Islamic Council secretary Abang Shamsudin Abang Seruji, in a press statement earlier today, said a sample of the product was sent to the Malaysia Chemical Department and the result on July 19 had confirmed the existence of pig DNA in the product.

Shamsuddin warned Muslim consumers not to purchase the product which was available widely in the state.

For more information and inquiries regarding the issue and halal certification on products in the state, the public can log on to Sarawak Islamic Department’s website www.jais.sarawak.gov.my.