Thai Rice Industry at Risk

The costs of a possible GE contamination of Thai rice

Publication - October 12, 2010
In 2010, as this study is being published, there are major developments in GE rice varieties occurring in large seed companies, government-funded research institutes and the International Rice Research Institute. The development and testing of GE rice poses a risk for Thailand’s rice merchandising system. If the US experience with LL601 rice is indicative, any unintended or accidental GE rice release within Thailand will have severe economic consequences for Thai rice exporters.

Thai Rice Industry at Risk

Num. pages: 20

Thai Rice Industry at Risk The costs of a possible GE contamination of Thai rice