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Clarification about Using Vegetable Oils in Food Products


SFDA would like to clarify that it has reviewed all the reports that issued by the European (EFSA) Organization, in order to make sure of dangers of using vegetable oil, particularly palm oil, in food stuff, in response to the recent claims that spreaded in social media to stop palm oil, as it may cause a potential reason for developing cancer. 

SFDA did not find any trace of any kind of report advising to stop using palm oil in food products, recently.

SFDA continuously tracks all matters affecting the safety of food, drug and medical devices & products in order to ensure their safety.

 For more information or further inquiries, consumers may contact SFDA’s Call Center (19999).

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