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Rice checks turn up 10% decay

Most silo stocks, records in good order

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A rice audit committee has found 10% of the rice stock under the former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra government's rice-pledging scheme had problems, mainly of deteriorating quality and record discrepancies. 

Assistant army chief Chatchai Sarikallaya, chairman of the Rice Policy and Management Committee, yesterday said the rice audit committee has checked stocks at 1,290 out of all 1,787 warehouses, or 72% of the total, and found 80% of the stock was found to be of good quality.

Only 10% of the rice-pledge stock was degraded with its quality not matching the records kept.

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