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Malaysia slams WHO for advising against palm oil use

World's No. 2 producer says agency should come up with new ideas for COVID-19

Red palm oil extract bottles are displayed at Sime Darby Palm Oil Experience Centre in Pulau Carey, Malaysia. The country is the world's second biggest producer of palm oil.    © Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) -- Malaysia criticised the World Health Organisation on Monday for advising adults to avoid palm oil in their diet during the COVID-19 outbreak and use alternatives such as olive oil.

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