US 'quarantine' report stems from misunderstanding | Bangkok Post: business

Business > News

US rice alert 'routine'

- +

Reports that the United States might quarantine Thai rice because of concern over pesticide residue stemmed from misreadings of a routine bureaucratic announcement, according to the US Embassy. 

US authorities have not changed the way they treat Thai rice imports in general, said Walter Braunohler, a spokesman for the US Embassy in Bangkok.

In an interview on Krungthep Turakit TV, he said the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had a number of import alerts for different products.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

9 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments