Street food faces re education

April 28, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 28 April 2017: Thai government agencies are easing the fears of food vendors in Bangkok and tourists, saying street food will remain on the attractions menu in the capital city, but it must undergo a revamp.

Foreign Affairs Ministry spokeswoman, Bussadee Santipitak, said the planned street food facelift aims to improve public health safety for consumers in line with international standards and to reorganise the busiest districts of the capital to ease traffic.

In the first stage, vendors will undergo training offered by the government, which will educate them on hygiene requirements. Read more