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The Jakarta Post reported that six siblings from jebol village, from Jepara regency died after eating tiwul (dried cassava meal sweetened with palm sugar).
“The first to die were two siblings, lutfiana, 22, and Abdul Amin, 3, who passed away at Kartini General Hospital in Jepara on sunday morning and Sunday evening,” Jamhamid, the children’s father was quoted as saying.
Abdul Amin and lutfiana were buried along with Jamhamid’s other children who died after eating cassava: Ahmad kusrianto, 5, Ahmad Hisyam, 13, Saidatul Kusniah, 8, and Faridatul Solihah, 15, he said.
Jamhamid, is work as a tailor in nearby Semarang City, said his family ate cassava due to his paltry weekly income of Rp 150,000 (US$16.60).
His wife, Siti Sunayah, said that the family had been eating cassava for two weeks.
According to Bogor Agricultural Institute (IPB) nutritionist Nuri Andarwulan, certain types of cassava might produce toxins such as cyanide if improperly processed.
Poisonous tubers, including cassava leaves, tasted unpleasant and smelled rotten, she added, Jakarta Post reported Tuesday.