Fake Honey In Malaysia: Tests Show That Consumers May Have Been Buying Artificial Products
Published by Tang Ruxyn — 21 Nov 2017, 12:51 PM
It is said that honey is the third most commonly faked food in the world.
It was recently revealed that about 80% of honey in the Malaysian market is actually fake.
A series of exclusive reports by Berita Harian published on 19 November, alleged that a bulk of honey sold in Malaysia is not actually authentic honey but are in fact, artificial honey.
It was reported that laboratory results show that artificial honey was made of sugar, starch, and corn flour that can harm consumers' health, especially diabetes patients.
Several people who regularly consume honey have reportedly expressed their concerns over fake honey in the market. One of them was a man who had consumed artificial honey for six years.