20 million THB in death benefits for those dying from chemicals in packaged rice

Thailand News Breaking News

Thailand News Breaking News. Image: TN.

BANGKOK, July 24 – Thai rice traders have offered Bt20 million in compensation for any consumer killed by methyl bromide in packaged rice – an attempt to restore confidence in the safety of locally-produced grains.

The Thai Rice Packers Association (TRPA) has cooperated with 128 companies producing more than 800 brands of packaged rice to organise quarterly lab tests, starting August 1.

Read more: MCOT

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