Three enforcement units from the Ministry of Domestic Trade And Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) of Perak recently conducted price inspection operations involving producers, suppliers and importers of vegetables.
The units were dispatched to Pulau Pinang, Kuala Lumpur and Cameron Highlands respectively.
KPDNHEP Perak said in a post via official social media that the inspections were aimed to complete the investigation on the distribution chain of vegetables sold in supermarkets and public markets across the state.
“State Chief Enforcer, Dottie Azlina Ismail personally led an inspection team to visit and monitor vegetable producers and suppliers in Lojing, Gua Musang and Cameron Highlands yesterday (December 7).
“She also held an engagement session with the vegetable producers to gain more information on the recent hike in vegetable prices in the market,” the statement mentioned.
Goods Information Verification Notices (NPMB) and written notices under Section 21 of the Price Control and Anti-Profiteering Act 2011 (AKHAP) were issued to the owners of the premises that were visited, with the aim to obtain more information on the selling price and purchase cost of supplied vegetables.
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