Government should increase penalty on dirty food factories and eateries

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urges the authorities to check on all food factories to ensure that they comply to a high standard of hygienic food manufacturing practices. We have been making this call to monitor food manufacturers for decades, but it appeared that raids had only been carried out irregularly thus emboldening some …

Authorities urged to clarify if all water purifiers are safe to use

A water purifier marketed by Coway in Korea was found to be leaching nickel in the water tank and, hence, the Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) calls upon the Malaysian authorities to urgently look into the matter and issue a statement. The Seoul High Court recently ruled that the company had failed to notify its …