FDA urged to issue product safety details

Consumer protection networks have called on the Food and Drug Administration to reveal information on products certified by the agency to help ensure the safety of consumers who buy them online. Sathaporn Arakwatana, a freelance researcher on consumer rights, said the FDA should disclose a ...

FDA testing foods in Pyin Oo Lwin

The Food and Drug Administration in Mandalay is testing jams and various other food items produced in Pyin Oo Lwin township, Mandalay Region, to ensure safety and raise awareness on cleanliness among consumers. The tests conducted by the Pyin Oo Lwin township administration, city development ...

Commerce OK with using Article 44 to speed up patent approvals

The Commerce Ministry supports use of the military-led regime’s sweeping powers under Article 44 of the interim charter to streamline patent applications, partly by taking into consideration the judgement of foreign authorities to approve similar patents. Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn said more than 36,000 patent ...

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