Thursday June 23, 2011
Ministry bans another beverage

PETALING JAYA: Another beverage has been found to be contaminated with the cancer-causing plastic additive diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP).

This time, it is the Lennox Firm-Up Collagen Drink.

The Health Ministry has instructed Leton Products (M) Sdn Bhd to withdraw its products as traces of DEHP was found in one of its ingredients, a grape-flavoured concentrate from Taiwan that is produced by CZC Bubble Tea Supplier.

The hazardous additive was also found in CZC’s strawberry syrup.