CAP: Stay away from instant noodles to keep healthy

The Consumers Association of Penang would like to congratulate the researchers for coming out with the report on the high sodium content in instant noodles (Berita Harian 17/10/19). Since, 2010 CAP has been calling on the Ministry of Health to highlight the dangers of instant noodles. As the consumption of instant noodles can easily cause excessive …

Protecting our children from unhealthy food advertising: Needs more than a pledge

Reality bites – Malaysia is the fattest country in Southeast Asia and ranked number six in the whole of Asia. The Consumers’ Association of Penang will support good measures proposed by the Government to curb the obesity epidemic. But good measures should be legally binding and enforceable, not based on pledges or promises which can be broken with no punitive measures.

The kitchen is the heart of our home

As food for the family is prepared in the kitchen it has an important role to play in the lives of  families. Nothing warms the heart of a husband like the smell of dinner cooking as he walks in from a hard day’s work. Besides, having a meal together  can bring  the family closer.