director-general Datuk Mokhtarud-din Husain said the worms were discovered through physical examination and sampling conducted on several sardine cans that arrived in two containers with an estimated weight of 36,720 kg and valued at about RM200,000.
Director-General Datuk Mokhtarud-din Husain said the worm was discovered through physical examination and sampling on several sardine cans which arrived in two containers of 'Canned Mackerel in Tomato Sauce' with the brand name RANESA was held at the NBCT with an estimated weight of 36,720 kilogrammes worth RM199,797.24.
The agriculture and agro-based industry minister said congratulations were in order for Maqis, adding that he hoped the body will keep up the good work.
'The most important is the quality of the food, so I hope in the future that the Maqis team will be even better at their work,' he said.
The Malaysian Quarantine and Inspection Service (MAQIS
) later established that it was fake news.