19 Oct '11, 4am

Shoppers at Jelita Cold Storage outlet have been getting something extra with groceries - zaps of static electricity

Shoppers at Jelita Cold Storage outlet have been getting something extra with groceries - zaps of static electricity

Shoppers at the newly refurbished Cold Storage outlet in Jalan Jelita have complained of static shocks from the trolleys and shelves. -- ST PHOTO: NURIA LING By Kezia Toh & Ng Kai Ling Shoppers at the Cold Storage outlet in Jalan Jelita, near Holland Road, have been getting zaps of static electricity along the aisles lately. They have been jolted while pushing their trolleys, when picking up items from the shelves and even when brushing against other people in the store. Ms Gery Lim, a 40-year-old executive, flinched in surprise as she reached for a tin of canned food. She felt the same sharp, tingly sensation when her fingers grazed the shelves. Related Links Static Electricity 'Even though not everything I touched gave me shocks, this should not be the way to shop - they need to look into it,' she said. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blo...

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