Advertising, hygiene violations cost firms

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The Food Safety and Hygiene Department under the Ministry of Health fined eight businesses VND184 million (US$8,680) for violating advertising and food quality regulations.

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Contaminated food causes poisoning case

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Food poisoning was found to be the main cause behind the 170 workers hospitalised last week in the northern province of Thai Binh, the provincial food safety and hygiene department revealed yesterday.

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Lean pork paste proved to emit light

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Information that lean pork paste was giving off light proved to be true and was witnessed by many people, said Truong Hoang Kien, deputy director of the Quang Ninh Food Safety and Hygiene Department.

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Firms fined over stale candy, sugared fruit

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai's Food Safety and Hygiene Department fined two local fruit companies on Wednesday for violating food safety and hygiene regulations.

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Six bottled water companies suspended

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

The HCM City Food Safety and Hygiene Department suspended the operations of six bottled drinking water companies and threw away the products of seven others for violating food safety regulations after an inspection of 466 bottled drinking water establishments in the city.

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Liquor products that caused 5 deaths under recall

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 month(s) ago 2 related news

Liquor products that caused 5 deaths under recall

Three liquor products of a Hanoi-based company are being recalled after they were found to contain extremely high levels of methanol, causing five people to die.

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Noodles found with banned chemicals

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VietNam News English 12 month(s) ago

Random tests of the products sold by all rice noodle and rice vermicelli makers in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang have shown that more than half the samples contained banned chemicals.

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Uncontrollable prices on baby formula challenge authorities

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Báo Dân Trí English 12 month(s) ago

Uncontrollable prices on baby formula challenge authorities

Improper management policies have created huge rip-off possibilities in the market place for imported baby formula, which is putting more burden on local parents.

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Capital to spend $1.6m to clean up restaurants, stalls

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago 1 related news

Capital to spend $1.6m to clean up restaurants, stalls

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ha Noi People's Committee has just approved a project on improving food safety at local restaurants in the 2013-20 period with a total investment of over VND35 billion (US$1.6 million).

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Hanoi to spend 1.6mln USD to clean up restaurants, stalls

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VietnamPlus English 13 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Hanoi People's Committee has just approved a project on improving food safety at local restaurants in the 2013-20 period with a total investment of over 35 billion VND (1.6 million USD).

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Toxic plasticizer in Vietnam’s food wraps at safe level

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Báo Thanh Niên English 13 month(s) ago

The food safety department under the Health Ministry issued a warning Monday that all 13 samples of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) food wraps collected in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City tested positive for a toxic plasticizer.

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Capital to spend $1.6m to clean up restaurants, stalls

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VietNam News English 13 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Ha Noi People's Committee has just approved a project on improving food safety at local restaurants in the 2013-20 period with a total investment of over VND35 billion (US$1.6 million).

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Vietnam finds food wraps with harmful DEHA

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 13 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam finds food wraps with harmful DEHA

After testing samples of food wraps taken from the market, the Health Ministry’s Food Safety and Hygiene Department (FSHD) has found 13 PVC films containing the plasticizer diethylhydroxylamine (DEHA), which can impair male sexual ability and cause early puberty in women.

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Vietnam checks food wrap for toxin after China scare

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Ministry of Health has ordered tests of plastic film used to wrap food products after it made headlines in China for containing toxic ingredients.

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Firms produce unsafe drinking water

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VietNam News English 15 month(s) ago

The Food Safety and Hygiene Department in southern Dong Nai Province has suspended the operations of seven companies that sell drinking water following concerns over the water's safety.

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