Saturday, May 05, 2007

Malaysian vegetables safe for consumption

Vegetables and fruits are an important part of our diet and Malaysia grows a big part of these for local consumption. Of late, there has been some concern on pesticide usage on home-grown vegetables. The Health Ministry has announced that locally-produced vegetables are safe to eat as pesticides used on them are within the permissible level. The Ministry assured the people that random samples of vegetables are taken regularly at farms nationwide by the respective state agriculture department officers to check on pesticide content. There, that should offer some relief if you were concerned earlier.

More..The Star

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