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MALAYSIA - Label with environmental impact information for aquaculture produce

Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry is mulling proposal to include the environmental impact information on the labelling of aquaculture produce, Parliament was told.

April 2, 2015

Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry is mulling proposal to include the environmental impact information on the labelling of aquaculture produce, Parliament was told.

Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the label would inform consumers of the environmental impacts during production process.

“Generally, aquaculture operators like fish farmers have to abide by stringent regulations by the Department of Environment, so such indication in the label of produces will further improve awareness among consumers and help regulate operations by the farmers.

[Source: New Straits Times. Read article]

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