AYUTTHAYA : Deputy Commerce Minister Yanyong Phuangrach says that tests carried out by the Food and Drug Administration prove the safety of Tra Chatr (Royal Umbrella Brand) rice.
Mr Yanyong was speaking after conducting an inspection of the Tra Chatr factory in Ayutthaya Saturday.
Sutthiphong Thammawuthi, managing director of TV Burapha Co, which produces the popular Khon Khon Khon (People-Searching-People) programme, posted a Facebook comment suggesting the brand's packaged rice had been contaminated with toxic chemicals. No evidence was cited in the post to back up the claim.
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