Chicken traders raise prices

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 09 Jul 2016

In high demand: A worker splashing water to cool off the chickens during the current festive season and hot weather.

PETALING JAYA: Traders have taken advantage of the festive pe­­riod to increase the price of chic­ken, raising it over the ceiling pri­ces allowed.

The price of “super chicken” (slaughtered and dressed without leg, head, liver and gizzard) has been raised past the RM7.90 per kg ceiling set by the Domestic Trade and Industry Ministry in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya (RM9.50 in Labuan), with some charging RM8.50.

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