WHY IS JELLY CANDY STILL BEING SOLD?

CAP is concerned about the four-year-old boy who died after choking on a piece of jelly candy in his house in Kampung Batu Manikar, Labuan, on 20 May. In 2004, we had called for an immediate ban on this type of sweet from the market as it posed as a choking hazard. This boy could have been alive today if immediate action to permanently …

PRICE OF CERTAIN FOOD ITEMS INCREASE WITH APPROACHING FESTIVE SEASON

A survey carried out by CAP over the past few days has shown a significant increase in the price of Red Chilli, Long Beans, Lady’s Finger, Tomato and Beans. The prices have increased from between 20% to 70%. With Chinese New Year around the corner, the above mentioned items will be in even greater demand. Some …

Food Outlets That Charge For Plain Water Are Totally Unjustified!!

According to a survey carried out by the Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP)  the price of plain water sold at food outlets such as restaurants and food stalls are exorbitant. The price survey at restaurants and food stalls in Penang found that the traders were selling a glass of warm water for RM 0.40 to …