Putrajaya told to stop blaming producers for soaring chicken prices

Aminah Farid

Malaysia is becoming more reliant on imported food and has a food trade deficit, according to the Statistics Department. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 27, 2022.

PUTRAJAYA must stop blaming fishermen and farmers for the price hikes of poultry products, Consumers Association of Subang and Shah Alam president Jacob George said. 

“These people have gone through a lot. They have had to face a shortage of manpower, land threats, costs of antibiotics, and so forth,” he said during a talk on food security hosted by Tehmina Kaoosji on SinarDaily TV. 

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