Claims of Cancer-Causing Pesticides in MDH Spices have been Denied by the Company.

MDH, a top spice brand, encouraged consumers on Saturday that its products are completely safe and denied the claims made by food regulators in Hong Kong and Singapore regarding the presence of certain pesticides in some products.

The spice manufacturer’s announcement followed the recent bans imposed by Hong Kong and Singapore on the sale of two Indian spice brands, MDH and Everest. These countries supposed the detection of the carcinogenic pesticide ethylene oxide in various spice blends.

The CFS has encouraged consumers to avoid purchasing MDH’s Madras Curry Powder, Everest Fish Curry Masala, MDH Sambhar Masala Mixed Masala Powder, and MDH Curry Powder Mixed Masala Powder.

Similarly, traders have been advised against selling these products. MDH has responded to the pesticide claim, declaring the safety of its products.

According to MDH, there has been no communication from food safety regulators in Hong Kong and Singapore. MDH also declares that its products are safe and denies the allegations of pesticide contamination.


MDH has denied the presence of Ethylene Oxide in its products, stating that these claims are baseless and unsupported by any evidence.

Furthermore, we want to emphasize that MDH has not received any communication from regulatory authorities in Singapore or Hong Kong.

MDH has confirmed that neither the Spice Board of India nor the food regulator FSSAI has received any communication or test reports from authorities in Hong Kong or Singapore regarding this issue.


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