Non Food in Baby Food

CALCIUM carbonate is another non-food ingredient commonly found in processed baby foods (eg: in rusks, rice with milk, beef with vegetables and mixed fruits). It is actually another name for pure chalk. Calcium carbonate is useful to manufacturers as it helps mixtures run smoothly, and not develop lumps or cakes. It can also be used …

CAP launches guidebook: “Managing Pests in Home Gardens”

GREEN ACTION WEEK 2020 The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) today launched a guidebook titled “Managing Pests in Home Gardens” in conjunction with the annual Green Action Week.  This 20-page full-coloured book is available in four languages i.e. Malay, English, Mandarin and Tamil. During the COVID19 pandemic and lockdown, many households had resorted to start …

Industrial Solvent in Strawberry Flavour

BENZYL ACETATE is one of the chemicals used. It is also used in apple, apricot and pear flavours. It can be found in jams, biscuits, cereals, cereal products, and alcoholic beverages. It is used INDUSTRIALLY as a solvent in plastics and resin, cellulose acetate, nitrate, oils, lacquers, polishes and inks. A number of previous studies …

Action is Most Important

The smallest action has far greater power than the most profound thought. Fill your days with action and you’ll fill your life with richness — and others’ lives with joy. VINCENT Van Gogh was not always an artist. In fact, he wanted to be a church pastor and was even sent to the Belgian mining …

SAM welcomes efforts to accelerate climate action through the financial sector

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) welcomes the efforts of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Securities Commission (SC) in accelerating climate action through the financial sector, via the Joint Committee on Climate Change (JC3) established to spearhead this. We laud the efforts of both BNM and the SC in taking the lead in accelerating climate action …