07/11/18: Disposable chopsticks in Singapore ‘generally safe’ according to CASE

Disposable chopsticks in Singapore are “generally safe” to use, said the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) on Wednesday (Nov 7) after it tested samples of the utensils for sulphur dioxide residue.

Disposable chopsticks, specifically those made of bamboo or wood, are bleached using sulphur dioxide to prevent the growth of mould and pests, said CASE.

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