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Day: December 2, 2020

Recall Imported Frozen Meat from the Market

The Consumers Association of Penang calls on the authorities to immediately recall imported frozen meat from the market as Muslim consumers would be unwittingly consuming Non-Halal meat. The call is made in response to the report that the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs had seized 1,500 tonnes of frozen meat valued at RM30 million from a store room in Senai, Johor. According to...
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Good Description of the Working Class

You may wear the most expensive, best and cleanest clothes but are your hands clean? Your hands might be tainted with corruption, exploitation and dehumanisation? The working class does all the dirty and most dangerous and menial jobs for us. They are poor and exploited and suffer horrible living conditions. And wearing torn and dirty clothes. They are the marginalized of society. And they built...
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Drastic Increase In Red Onion Price

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) is very concerned about the rapid increase in red onion price after India imposed an export ban due to monsoonal flood disasters. A CAP market survey carried out in Penang shows that price of red onion imported from China, Holland and Pakistan has increased from RM 4.00 to RM 7.50 per kilogramme a month ago and currently has further increased to...
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What is normal?

  What we regard as “normal” is the acceptance of many dysfunctional systems of food production, agriculture, economics, industrialization and science that have lead to our ill-health, inequalities, injustices, domination and the destruction of the planet earth. We accept it because it is the norm and the only world we know. It is like a biologist who has only seen cancerous tissue and...
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