Biotech focus for Thai food
The Ministry of Science and Technology in Thailand has declared
2003 the year of biotechnology with the aim of improving the
quality of certain food products.
Is Thailand ready for GM labelling?
Academics are worried that Thailand will not be ready for the
introduction of a programme for the labelling of genetically
modified (GM) food, scheduled for next year, writes Thai newspaper
The Nation this week.
One billion baht for food safety in Thailand
The Thai Small Industry Finance Corporation has allotted one
billion baht (€200m) to promote food safety standards among Thai
food manufacturers, the Bangkok Post reports this week.
Thai food authority moves closer
A plan for the Agriculture Ministry to be the focal point of a new
Food Authority of Thailand has been approved in principle by Prime
Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, Thai newspaper the Bangkok Post
reports this week.
Thai govt increases food safety measures
The Thai government has stepped up food safety measures and will
reward people who detect imported products that fail to meet
New food authority for Thailand
A food body for regulatory issues might soon be in place in
Thailand with the proposal this week of the creation of a single
GM technology to save papaya
Researchers in Thailand are working on a genetically modified
papaya to protect the fruit from the ringspot virus, a real threat
Innovative flavours improve market success
Innovative flavourings have become the key to success in the Thai
instant noodle market, say executives of Thai Preserved Food
Factory Co, makers of Wai...
Hypermarkets in Thailand gain ground
Hypermarkets in Thailand are taking the place of supermarkets,
reports the Bangkok Post. According to a survey, "Thailand's
Shopping Habits", released...
Thailand: agreement with China to increase agricultural exports
China is likely to sign an agreement this weekend that will open
the way for more Thai agricultural exports into its vast market,
reports The Nation.
GMO worry affects Thai sales
A severe business backlash and the loss of hundreds of million baht
in revenue are quickly emerging as Thai consumers voice concern
over genetically modified...
Thai soup, a powerful antioxidant
A daily bowl of "tom yum gung", Thailand's celebrated spicy shrimp
soup, mighthelp keep the doctor away, the Bangkok Post reported
this week. According...
Academic warns of MSG risk
While academics warn of health risks from consuming monosodium
glutamate and urge consumers to avoid using it as a food additive,
the Food and Drug...