Cancer-causing ingredients in 3 MDH, 1 Everest products detected

Hong Kong food regulator CFS, has identified that four products from spice brands MDH and Everest, contain pesticide ethylene oxide, which is classified as a Group-1 carcinogen by IARC.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 20, 2024 | 2:30 PMUpdatedApr 20, 2024 | 2:30 PM

MDH Everest

Centre for Food Safety, Hong Kong’s food regulator, has determined four products from Indian spice brands MDH and Everest Masala contained carcinogenic ingredients. They found three products of MDH — Madras Curry Powder (spice blend for Madras Curry), Sambhar Masala Mixed Masala Powder, and Curry Powder Mixed Masala Powder — and Everest Fish Curry Masala contained pesticide ethylene oxide, a Group-1 carcinogen.

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