CAP is concerned that medicine and food supplements containing substances prohibited for consumption by Muslims are being sold to them by hospitals and pharmacies. Many Muslims consume them without realizing that they are violating their religious dietary laws.
Medicines and supplements containing porcine (pork) and bovine (beef) source elements (gelatin used in capsules) are widely used in the health sector and easily available in pharmacies without any prescription by doctors.
Or at least not to make any concessions to the US President during his visit to Malaysia
The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) has called on the Government to inform the United States President that Malaysia will be withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement when Mr. Barack Obama visits Malaysia later this week.
CAP supports KEDA’s effort to rehabilitate idle land
The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urges the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) Kedah to assist the Kedah Regional Development Authority (KEDA) to overcome the problem of water supply to paddy fields in Kampung Charok Sikin, district of Baling here.
Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) urges the Pahang government to pay serious attention and take immediate action to curb river pollution in Kampung Lalang, Benta near Kuala Lipis.
The source of pollution is a mining activity here which has caused the river water to turn muddy, filled with sand and its clear water turn brown.
CAP and SAM disappointed over approval of DEIA of Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2 proposed reclamation project in Penang
The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are disappointed that the Detailed Environmental Impact Assessment (DEIA) of the proposed reclamation of Phase 2 of Seri Tanjung Pinang (STP2) at Tanjung Tokong, Penang has been approved by the Department of Environment.