Noor Hisham says health risk from 3 popular biscuit and cracker brands is low


Health director-general Noor Hisham Abdullah says the health risk from consumption of acrylamide and glycidol, which are carcinogenic ingredients found in three biscuit and crackers brands, is low. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 27, 2021.

THE health risk from consumption of acrylamide and glycidol, which are carcinogenic ingredients found in three biscuit and crackers brands, is low, health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said today.

The Hong Kong Consumer Council said last week that 60 confectionery products marketed in the city-state contained high levels of cancer-causing substances. This includes the Hup Seng, Jacob’s and Julie’s biscuits and crackers, which are manufactured in Malaysia.


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