More than 22,500 units in Hanoi were found to have violated food safety regulations this year after inspectors examined 110,930 units, according to the city’s Health Department.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a directive ordering relevant agencies to enhance management to stablise the prices of essential goods and to ensure social security during Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.
Despite natural disasters and market regression, in the past 11 months, Vietnam’s total agriculture, forestry and aquaculture export turnover hit US$33.14 billion, though food management still has room for improvement.
Though Vietnam is among the world’s top exporters of farming produces, 90% of the products are exported in the raw form with quality and value lower than many foreign rivals, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong in a recent meeting.
A programme launched by Ho Chi Minh City has proved to be effective in promoting local-made products and supporting domestic businesses to develop brands and improve their production.
The Vietnam Local Specialities Fair 2017 opened at the square of Vincom Mega Mall Royal City in Hanoi on November 23, with some 200 businesses introducing typical products from 55 cities and provinces nationwide.
The Association of Food Transparency (AFT) made its debut in Ho Chi Minh City on November 22 with the aim of connecting responsible players in the food production chain for the benefit of society and the environment.
The Ministry of Health has proposed to the Government reducing or simplifying the number of administrative procedures in food safety management.
Cuisine culture as well as food safety and hygiene were highlighted at a Vietnam-France seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 15.
Vietnamese businesses say copycats from China are costing them hundreds of thousands of dollars each year.
Vietnam seeks to enhance food safety management with support of the Netherlands and the World Bank (WB), announced the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on November 10.
Legislators debated the fight against crimes and law violations, judgment execution and anti-corruption at the fourth sitting of the 14th National Assembly (NA) on November 6.
Over the past decade, the pace of Danang’s development has been truly remarkable. The forward-looking city is rightfully proud of its new infrastructure and modern transportation systems as well as of its progress in lifestyles, social security, and food safety.
The health authority in the central province of Quang Nam has played an active role in ensuring food safety and environmental sanitation, and preventing disease outbreaks ahead of a series of APEC events held in the province from October 18 to November 11.
Vietnam will adopt multiple solutions to reach its target of US$200 billion in total export value for the year, a year-on-year increase of 13 per cent, officials said.
Vegetarianism is widely applied by a large number of religious people, especially Buddhist followers. Nowadays, not only as a religious belief, vegetarianism has become a choice as a healthy way of eating.
In recent years, Hanoi has relegated aspects of food safety oversight to local-level administrations. The implementation, however, has not always gone according to plan.
VOV.VN - Thirty-three people were admitted to Bac Ha General Hospital on Thursday, September 7, in northern Lao Cai Province after they had eaten contaminated food at a wedding, local health officials reported.
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan told a ministry meeting in Hanoi on September 6 that the sector could achieve this year’s 3.5% growth target, set the Prime Minister.
VOV.VN - Japanese agriculture is amongst the best in the globe, producing efficiently while prioritizing the environment and food safety, said Vo Thanh Thong, chair of Can Tho People’s Committee on August 25.