FDA Opens Investigation into Nearly a Dozen Coffee Factories

RANGOON — Burma’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has opened an investigation into nearly a dozen coffee factories in Rangoon over rumors of malpractice. A joint committee formed last year by multiple local organizations—such as the FDA, Consumer Protection Association, Consumers Union and City Development Committee—made a surprise visit on Saturday to 11 coffee factories […]

Two Burmese Coffee Creamers Get Green Light From Consumer Protection Group

YANGON — After raising concerns about the possibility of harmful ingredients being added to instant creamers and coffee mixes widely available in Myanmar, a consumer advocacy group says test results for two popular brands have come back clean. The Consumer Protection Association (CPA) announced last month that it suspected some brands contained an inedible by-product […]