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Day: October 9, 2018

 CAP: Papadum dangerously overloaded with Sodium

Papadum, a crispy thin cracker, served with Indian meals is dangerously overloaded with sodium. The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) calls on the Ministry of Health to set limits for sodium in papadum in view of its high sodium content. It should direct Customs Department to check all imports and the dangerous levels of sodium in papadum. Consuming high amount of sodium causes high...
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Save Future Generation through Seed Saving and Sharing

For this year’s Green Action Week, 45 organisations from 25 countries campaign together on the theme “Sharing Community”.  In conjunction of this action week, the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) is organizing this seed sharing fair to popularise seed saving and sharing among Malaysian consumers. In the process of promoting chemical-free farming in the past few decades, CAP realised...
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State legislature needs to question NCR violations in Marudi and Tinjar, Baram

In Miri today, SAM arranged for two groups of indigenous communities from Marudi and Tinjar, Baram, to meet Sarawak state assemblypersons with the aim of halting the violations of their native customary rights (NCR) by oil palm plantation projects.  The first group comprises the Iban community members of Marudi. In August this year, SAM released a statement in an effort to assist the community....
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