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“Rat Droppings, Dirty Equipment” DBKL Shut Down Segambut Noodle Processing Factory

Last week a Toufu processing factory was shut down by Kuala Lumpur City Hall(DBKL) and today a Noodle processing factory in Segambut, KL was also slapped with a closure notice by DBKL due to the unhygienic conditions at its premises, reported by Oriental Daily.

Credit : Oriental Daily

According to DBKL post on Facebook, 5 DBKL officers who inspected the factory found rats roaming around food processing area and plenty of droppings can be seen.

Dark stains all over the floors and walls. While, toilet were smelly and dirty.

The 3 foreign workers were found not wearing apron and head cover while handling the food, and they are not vaccinated for typhoid too.

“The equipment and food processing machineries were dirty and in poor condition,” said DBKL in a statement on its Facebook on Wednesday (June 24).

“The factory also failed to appoint a pest control contractor,” said DBKL, adding that the factory structure and location were not suitable for food processing.


The check was done by the Health and Environmental Department via its food quality unit. The noodle processing factory was ordered to close under Section 11 of the Food Act 1983, reported by The Star.