On 16th July 2012, Mr.Somkiet Sankhawsutthirak – Deputy Governor of Phuket led a fresh food inspection tour. The tour was also attended by Mr.Weerasit Putthipairot from Phuket Livestock Development, representatives from Phuket Office of Public Health and Phuket Municipality.
The inspection focused on Phuket’s fresh food distributing businesses including Saha-Farm Shop, Betagro, Makro, Big C and Lotus Supercenter and was to inspect the businesses storage areas and temperature management control systems.
Mr.Somkiet said “This is a random-check, if it is found that businesses are operating outside of the set standards they will be punished according to the law. This objective of this project is to ensure the safety of consumers, both tourists and Phuket people.”