Ethical labelling the way to go

Act of denigration: The stick-on label on the back of a Lurpak butter container when peeled back says – ‘Contains no palm oil’.

It is well known that palm oil has faced significant problems in Europe, including negative public opinion influenced by negative labelling of food products. What is less well known is that such negative influences are creeping into Malaysian life as well.

Visitors to Malaysian shops can now see the undermining of palm oil on our own supermarket shelves, and even in local markets.

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