Firms fined over stale candy, sugared fruit

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VietNam News English 3 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 3 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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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 7 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 9 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 11 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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Fewer food poisoning cases reported

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VietNam News English 13 month(s) ago

Eighteen food poisoning cases in the country were reported in the first quarter of the year, with 427 people hospitalised.

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Ministry to monitor dietary supplements

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VietNam News English 19 month(s) ago

The mushrooming production, import and trade of dietary supplements should be managed to avoid potential threats to users, an industry conference heard in Ha Noi last Saturday.

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Ministry bans exaggerated promotions of supplement foods

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SaiGon GP English 20 month(s) ago

Ministry bans exaggerated promotions of supplement foods

Recently there have been highly exaggerated advertisements of supplement foods in newspapers, on television and Internet as ‘miracle’ foods that has only raised misunderstandings in the minds of people.

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