According to a new regulation by the FDA Thailand, all fresh produce destined for Thailand will require national certification according to a standard on G.A.P., good agricultural practices (e.g., VietGAP, CAMGAP, JGAP), or an internationally recognized standard such as GLOBALG.A.P.

Expansion to all Imported Crops

Currently, the Thai FDA already requires GAP certification for some crops entering the country, but in this step has expanded the regulation to include all imported crops. The regulation will take effect on 25 August. To show that products come from appropriately certified production, importers will need to present evidence in the form of original certificates or copies of original certificates issued by the respective certification bodies.

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