Ministry warns against tampering with scales

According to Mukah Chief of the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP), Salihin Den, this is to protect oil palm growers and smallholders following the increase in oil palm prices. — Photo Bernama

MUKAH (April 10): Collectors of oil palm fruits are warned not to tamper with the scales used.

According to Mukah Chief of the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP), Salihin Den, this is to protect oil palm growers and smallholders following the increase in oil palm prices.

A three-day Ops Sawit jointly organized by KPDNHEP and the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) from March 21-23 focused on oil palm buyers in Kuala Matu, Igan, Mukah, Balingian and Selangau.

During the operation, ten premises were inspected with a RM3,000 compound for the use of unverified scales.

Also present during the operation were Stephen Jenang Mandit and Rachel Saika of MPOB Bintulu.

Oil palm fruit sellers can file complaints at e-aduan.kpdnhep.gov.my or call the Ez ADU KPDNHEP hotline at 1-800-886-800. You can also send a WhatsApp message to 019-848800/019-2794317 or visit the nearest KPDNHEP office.






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