• Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:30
    Fraud victims call for police action
    Some 20 representatives of 258 fraud victims have urged deputy police chief Maj Gen Khatcha Thatsat to speed up their investigation.
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:29
    ‘Illegal’ food supplement factories raided
    The Consumer Protection Police Division on Wednesday joined other agencies to raid four manufacturing sources of allegedly illegal food supplements in Pathum Thani, Ayutthaya and Bangkok's Lat Phrao and Don Mueang.
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  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:43
    Herbal ‘doctor’ ramps up production line
    Saengchai “Mor Saeng” Haelerttrakul, who gained fame and drew scepticism with an herbal “cure” for cancer, is ready to begin distributing his food supplements as M-herbs – both for free and for sale.
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 16:46
    Food supplement fraudsters get 4,355-year sentence
    Fraud suspect Pasit “Sinsae Shogun” Ariyalapit was sentenced on Wednesday by the primary court to a total of 4,355 years in prison plus a Bt20,000 fine, although under Thai law she would actually serve only 20 years behind bars as the maximum prison term for the offences.
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 18:55
    Banned diet products still widely available
    A SURVEY by the Foundation for Consumers (FFC) has found the appetite suppressant Sibutramine and antidepressant Fluoxetine (Prozac) in six weight-loss products, despite both substances having been banned from use in food supplements.
  • Mon, 21 May 2018 17:03
    Police, FDA raid premises of maker of sibutramine-laced food supplements
    Deputy national police chief Pol General Weerachai Songmetta led a police raid on Monday on a company making and selling food supplements containing the dangerous appetite suppressant sibutramine, in Bangkok’s Bang Phlat district.
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 17:46
    Police look to impound 30 ‘Magic Skin’ cars
    Police are impounding 30 luxury cars worth Bt68 million and will soon summon for interviews on May 26 the six Thai celebrities who gave "product review" advertisements for food supplement products accused of being substandard and illegal, a senior police said on Wednesday.
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
    Probes into cosmetics, supplements put actress in spotlight
    AS SIX FOOD supplement products now face airtime suspension pending probes, and a famous actress’s product is under scrutiny for exaggeration, police yesterday searched the office of a company whose Bangkok market’s premises were last week subject to five raids related to suspected illegal cosmetics and food supplement products and whose ex-cop advisor allegedly tried to stop the police operation.
  • Fri, 04 May 2018 19:46
    300 police, officials in third raid of Don Muang market over illegal cosmetics
    DEPUTY NATIONAL POLICE chief Pol General Weerachai Songmetta on Friday led 300 police, soldiers and related officials to search 12 shops in the Talad Mai Don Muang area in Bangkok’s Don Muang district in the third search operation for illegal cosmetic and food supplement products.
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 01:00
    New regulations to protect consumers
    AMONG THE Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new measures to ensure the safety and quality of health and food supplements is a public health ministry regulation to be put in effect next month.
  • Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:32
    Police search factory after food supplement complaints
    Police searched a factory in Pathum Thani province on Sunday in connection with a well-known food-supplement brand, which is facing allegations that it has sold products without proper licences.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:32
    Two arrested in illegal weight-loss drug bust in Chiang Mai
    Two people were arrested after more than 1.6 million capsules of a weight-loss drug disguised as food supplements were seized by officials from the Department of Special Investigation and theChiang Mai Public Health Office.
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  • Tue, 29 Aug 2017 15:41
    DKSH to drive Scotch’s food supplements growth in Laos
    DKSH, the leading market-expansion services provider with a focus on Asia, has been appointed by Scotch Industrial to drive expansion of its food-supplement products in Laos.
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  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:54
    Arrest made over dangerous weigh-loss supplements
    The police Consumer Protection Division and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have seized illegal weight-loss food supplements worth Bt5 million, a Bangkok press conference heard on Wednesday.
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  • Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:28
    Suspects in Japan tour scam plead not guilty
    Pasit “Sin Sae Shogun” Ariyalapit, the founder and chief executive of food supplement firm WealthEver, and eight people who were her relatives and close aides, on Friday pleaded not guilty in the Criminal Court to charges of fraud charges over a much-publicised tour scam. The defendants said they would find their own lawyers to fight the charges, hence the judge has set the evidence review session
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