Society Urges Sweet Products Manufacturer Give Explanation

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Friday, July 06 2018 - 16:30 IWST

Ilustrasi Susu Kental Manis : Foto Istimewa
Ilustrasi Susu Kental Manis : Foto Istimewa

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Vice Chairman of Commission IX of the House of Representatives, Saleh Partaonan Daulay asked the producers of sweetened condensed products previously known as Sweetened Condensed Milk (SKM) to give a clear explanation about the content contained in the product.

In a written statement received in Jakarta, Thursday (5/7/2018) Saleh said the circulation of sweetened condensed products should be stopped temporarily if the producers have not provided true information.

"Before there is clarity about the product, the sales should be stopped temporarily because the packaging is explicitly written SKM If it does not contain milk as BPOM findings, certainly not worth marketed with such labels," Saleh said.

Previously, the Ministry of Health has informed BPOM as the authorization of circulation permits to pay more attention to sweetened condensed products in order not to be categorized as nutritious dairy products to increase nutrient intake.

Saleh, who is a PAN politician, said that sweetened condensed products marketed by producers must be clearly nutritional.

He wants the community not to buy products that do not contain good nutrition as advertised.

"If you look at the ads, SKM is very nutritious, then there are findings like this, it is fitting we get an official explanation from the producers Do not be impressed there are elements of fraud in it," said Saleh.

Previously BPOM has issued a circular that regulates the labeling and advertising of sweetened condensed products.

Sweetened condensed products previously called milk and used as drinks actually do not contain milk but sugar content of up to 40 percent more can be harmful to health when consumed as a nutritional enhancer drinks on a regular basis.

In response to this problem, Commission IX will again ask for clarification from BPOM.

"Although it was mentioned in the meeting, the Commission IX will ask for clarification directly to the BPOM related SKM because the media statements they convey has caused anxiety in the community, especially during this time, many people consume sweetened condensed milk to increase the family nutrition," said Saleh.

News Comment

Today's Industry

Warberer's

Rabu, 19 September 2018 - 23:18 WIB

Waberers to add natural gas-powered trucks to its fleet

Waberers, Shell and IVECOs sole distributor have concluded a successful gas fueled vehicle test series in FTL transportation in the last two months. Due to the excellent operation data and environmental…

25 Tahun BASF (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

Rabu, 19 September 2018 - 21:30 WIB

Nine Million Farmers Feel BASF Product Benefits

Pamanukan - BASF celebrated the 25th anniversary of Regent, one of the pioneers of insecticide brands in Indonesia. Since 1993, Regent has helped more than 9 million farmers in 17 provinces…

Mendag Enggartiasto Lukita, Binsar Edward Direktur PT Tri Palma Indonesia hadiri peresmian mesin AMH-o

Rabu, 19 September 2018 - 21:00 WIB

Tri Palma is Ready to Distribute the Hygienic Cooking Oil Platform

Bandung - PT Tri Palma Indonesia as the exclusive agent of Automatic Hygienic Cooking Oil Platform (AMH-o), supports the package cooking oil program rolled out by the government. This domestically…

Blok Migas (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

Rabu, 19 September 2018 - 20:30 WIB

Pertamina EP Oil Production Exceeds Target

Jakarta - PT Pertamina EP Asset 1 Rantau Field, Aceh Tamiang crude oil production until September 2018 exceeded the target of 2,730 Oil Per Day Barrels (BOPD) to 3,215 bopd.

The first and largest exhibition of smart and electric smart devices in Indonesia, Elenex Indonesia 2018 and 2018 Building Systems & Automation Indonesia, officially held today, 19 to 21 September 2018, at JIExpo Kemayoran, Jakarta.

Rabu, 19 September 2018 - 20:26 WIB

The First Intelligent and Automation Electricity Exhibition in Indonesia Was Officially Held

The first and largest exhibition of smart and electric smart devices in Indonesia, Elenex Indonesia 2018 and 2018 Building Systems & Automation Indonesia, officially held today, 19 to 21 September…