Friday, April 8, 2011

Fake Eggs





http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2011/4/7/nation/8433857&sec=nation#13022917225001&if_height=535





The Star [Malaysia]



7 April 2011





Homemaker shocked over ‘fake eggs’ find





GEORGE TOWN: A woman who bought a tray of eggs in Pulau Tikus had a shock when she found them to be “fake eggs”. [...]





http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2011/4/7/nation/20110407123150&sec=nation#13022916030001&if_height=535



The Star [Malaysia]



7 April 2011



'Fake' eggs seized from Pulau Tikus market



By JOSEPHINE JALLEH





http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2011/4/8/nation/8437638&sec=nation#13022911785311&if_height=535



The Star [Malaysia]



8 April 2011



Cracking the fake egg scam



By JOSEPHINE JALLEH and ANN TAN





http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2011/4/8/nation/8436852&sec=nation





The Star [Malaysia]



8 April 2011





Rumour of fakes on the Net





GEORGE TOWN: E-mail claiming the existence of fake eggs have been circulating among Internet users for some time. However, it only caught the attention of Malaysians when a housewife lodged a complaint with the Consumers Association of Penang, claiming that she had bought a tray of “fake eggs”. [...]





http://www.mmail.com.my/content/68986-liow-fake-eggs-samples-found-be-genuine





The Malay Mail [Malaysia]



10 April 2011





Liow: 'Fake' eggs samples found to be genuine





Bernama





KUANTAN: A preliminary study on samples of 'fake' eggs by the Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (MOSTI) found them to be genuine.





Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said this is based on chemical tests on the egg shell protein, white and yolk. [...]





http://www.mmail.com.my/content/69131-dna-tests-show-eggs-are-genuine





The Malay Mail [Malaysia]



11 April 2011





DNA tests show eggs are genuine





Bernama





KUALA LUMPUR: A DNA analysis of four chicken egg samples from Penang by the Chemistry Department found that the eggs are genuine.





Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the analysis found that the protein content of egg samples were similar to chicken eggs. [...]





http://www.mmail.com.my/content/69032-seri-menanti-eggs-and-fakes





The Malay Mail [Malaysia]



11 April 2011





Seri Menanti: Of eggs and fakes





By Rusdi Mustapha





[...] The truth of the matter is the fake egg is a case of unbridled and unchecked capitalism that has gone completely berserk and out of control. [...]





http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2011/4/12/nation/8462508&sec=nation#13026317063281&if_height=521





The Star [Philippines]



12 April 2011





CAP sticks to claim some eggs are not genuine





By ANDREA FILMER and CHRISTOPHER TAN





GEORGE TOWN: The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) is sticking to its claim that some of the eggs sold at the Pulau Tikus market were fake, saying the ones taken for testing were the wrong ones. [...]




http://thestar.com.my/metro/story.asp?file=/2011/5/8/sundaymetro/8633436&sec=sundaymetro

The Star [Malaysia]
8 May 2011

Are fake eggs for real?

[...] I think “fake eggs” is an elaborate prank, a hoax like the Piltdown Man. -- Dr Lim Chin Lam, Penang