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3.8% of dishes at vegetarian festival test positive for meat By The Nation   File photo   The meat-free dishes served up at Thailand’s annual vegetarian festival may not

This is why I always say the safest diet in this country is imported beef jerky washed down with copious amounts of whiskey.

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10 minutes ago, snoop1130 said:

4. Vegetables and fruit (bok choy, kale, long beans, celery, sweet peppers, radish, white cabbage, cabbage, oranges and rose apple): 20.8% of samples exceeded safe levels of chemical residue.

If these are pesticides that accumulate, long term this cause some real problems - especially if this isn't unique to the veggies from the veggie festival...

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15 minutes ago, snoop1130 said:

3.8% of dishes at vegetarian festival test positive for meat

By The Nation

Very odd article to be writing and publishing. Usually sites try to PROMOTE Thai Festivals using encouraging and positive enticements to get more people to attend.

 

18 minutes ago, snoop1130 said:

The test results were as follows:

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3. Noodles (rice noodle, vermicelli, etc): 34.5% of samples contained sorbic acid

 ??? 

Wikipedia: Sorbic acid (natural organic compound used as a food preservative)

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5 hours ago, EricTh said:

Another fear mongering article. I just went to the vegetarian festival and bought some food. No problem at all.

Good for you. As you enjoyed your recent tasty snack, I will be sure to completely ignore the report issued by the notoriously transparent  Thai government indicating one third of products contain sorbic acid and 20% contains high levels of pesticides. 

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7 hours ago, snoop1130 said:

3. Noodles (rice noodle, vermicelli, etc): 34.5% of samples contained sorbic acid and 20% contained synthetic organic colouring – additives banned by the Public Health Ministry because they can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.

If previous stories on TV are correct, potentially urine too

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