Ban antibiotics in animal feeds

Several studies on our meats like chicken (both imported and local), beef, mutton and frozen burgers have found an alarmingly high incidence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in them.  Eating foods contaminated with such bacteria can cause life-threatening complications as the treatment of such cases may be difficult.

The indiscriminate use of antibiotics in animal feeds has caused the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in farm animals. The spread of such bacteria in our meats is alarming and poses a serious health threat to consumers.

Stay away from soft drinks

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Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) calls upon the Malaysians to stay away from sweetened soft drinks which have proven to be a threat to our health.  
Soft drinks contain approximately 6 to 12 teaspoons of sugar and the number of these drinks being consumed by Malaysians is increasing daily.  According to a recent news report 1,000 canned drinks are consumed every minute in Malaysia.