Selangor Health Dept seize RM9,780 worth of alcoholic beverages

SHAH ALAM: The Selangor Health Department seized a total of 382 bottles of alcoholic beverages of various brands worth RM9,780.90 in the state’s special enforcement operation on Tuesday (July 19) and Wednesday (July 20).

Selangor Health Department director Datuk Dr Sha’ari Ngadiman (pic) said a total of 15 notices under the Food Regulations (PPM 1985) were also issued for various other offences with a compound value of RM47,500.

“Among the offences committed are for labels – no name and address of the importer, failure to display a notice in front of the premises and no sign prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages to those under the age of 21 years at the counter,” he said in a media statement on Sunday (July 24).

The Health Department also called on all consumers and buyers to be more attentive to the sale of food products, especially alcoholic beverages, in order to avoid the occurrence of methanol poisoning cases that are commonly associated with such beverages.

Users can also channel information related to premises that violate food regulations to the nearest District Health Office through the Public Complaints Management System (SisPAA) or on JKN Selangor’s Facebook page. – Bernama