Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Milk board ordered to investigate rotten milk

Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperative Minister Gen Chatchai Sarikalya today ordered the Milk Board to investigate following pasteurised milk delivered to a school in Nan province was rotten and students were hospitalised after drinking it.

rotten milkHe instructed the board to find out the cause after it was reported that only the lot delivered to a school in Nan was rotten while other lots delivered to several provinces were not, although they were from same manufactured lots.

Gen Chatchai said the Milk Board, the veterinarian and the Dairy Farming Promotion Organisation of Thailand (DPO) must go out on field inspection to see what the cause was, how the milk was stored, and transported so as to prevent this from happening again in the future.

He said if the same incident happens in the future, then there must be the right person to take responsibility.

DPO deputy director Suchart Jariyalertsak, a member of the Milk Board, said initial investigation revealed only nine cartons of milk sent to the school in Nan had problem.

Improper storing and handling of the milk was a cause for the rotten milk.

He said during the school holiday period, children will get the milk delivered to their homes.

He said there are seven million students under the free milk scheme for drinking with the supply of 140 UHT million cartons.

Thai PBS



If you like a story please share and like it with all your friends and leave comments above.
Do you have an interesting story or Tip-Off for Samui Times then visit the TIP-OFF Page Here

You must be logged in to post a comment Login