Burapha TV host Sutthiphong apologises to CP, admits rice not contaminated | Bangkok Post: business

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CP withdraws suit against TV host

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Lawyers for the Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group on Thursday withdrew charges against a popular television show host and producer after he issued an apology for his Facebook comment suggesting CP's packaged rice was contaminated with toxic chemicals. 

Sutthiphong Thammawuthi eats a spoonful of rice during a visit to a packing facility of rice brand Royal Umbrella on Wednesday. (Photo by Sunthon Pongpao)

Sumeth Laomoraporn, chief executive of CP Intertrade Co, CP's rice-producing subsidiary, said representatives from the company met on Wednesday with Sutthiphong Thammawuthi, managing director of TV Burapha, after the TV executive visited CP's packing facility for its Royal Umbrella brand of rice in Ayutthaya province.

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