CP Foods reinforces commitment to animal welfare, attains Farm F1rst assurance

THAILAND – Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC (CP Foods), a global top three producer of poultry and pork,  has become the first Thai company to secure the UK’s Farm F1rst certification for its chicken production process, affirming its commitment to food security and safe supply chain that underpins animal welfare. The certification amplified CP Foods’ traceable and internationally-recognized practices on animal…

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CP Foods beefs up food safety, turns to healthier product innovations

THAILAND – CP Foods, one of the world’s largest food and beverage conglomerates, has opted to shift focus on innovation of healthier products and ensuring food safety, as part of meeting its sustainability goals. Unhealthy food is responsible for 8 million premature deaths worldwide each year and contributes to healthcare costs related to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) estimated to exceed USD…

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Malaysia probes Thailand’s report on toxic levels of nitrite in sausages

MALAYSIA – The Health Ministry’s Food Safety and Quality division of Malaysia is investigating the presence of toxic levels of nitrite, a type of preservative, in sausages manufactured in Thailand. Mohd Salim Dulatti, the Senior Director of the Food Safety and Quality division, said there were currently a total of 207 manufactured meat products, including sausages, that had been tested…

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