contamination

  • Thailand News

    Study exposes widespread microplastics in food

    Recent research has revealed a silent hazard in our diets: microplastic contamination in various foods, some of which are consumed frequently. A study published in February found that 90% of plant and animal protein samples contained microplastics, substances linked to serious health issues including breast and prostate cancer, as well as genetic abnormalities in cells. The study, conducted by a…

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    Acidic anxiety: Lorry leak near Mekong raises contamination fears

    A lorry incident in Laos, which resulted in a sulphuric acid leak into a tributary of the Mekong River, has sparked concerns about potential water contamination along the Thailand-Laos border. However, the water quality in this stretch of the river was deemed safe yesterday, April 8, with continuous monitoring set to persist until the end of the week. Somsak Thepsutin,…