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The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) has assured consumers here that the Ma Ling brand of luncheon meat meets local food safety standards.
This follows a study by Hong Kong's consumer watchdog which found that a sample of Ma Ling premium pork luncheon meat contained residues of a veterinary drug known as sulphonamide antibiotic. If taken in large quantities in humans, it could cause reactions such as hives, rash, swollen face, mouth and tongue.
Read more at http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/ava-says-ma-ling-luncheon-meat-safe-after-antibiotics-found-in-8953316