Big investors pour money into agriculture, organic food

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

The repeated alarms about unsafe food has brought great opportunity to several big investors, who have been pouring money into organic food projects.

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Health minister claims unsafe food not major cause for cancer

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said that dirty food is not the major cause of cancer in Vietnam, but it is acute infection and chronic diseases.

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Unsafe produce hurting exports

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Weak food safety compliance by agricultural product exporters has negatively impacted Vietnam’s exports to European markets, experts said at a trade policy forum, “Food safety: Opportunities and challenges for Vietnamese exporters,” organised in HCM City on March 30.

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Vietnam’s import tracking raises concern amid Brazil meat scandal

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

While Vietnam has claimed that none of its meat imports are from 21 scandal-hit companies in Brazil, local consumers still face the risk of unsafe meat thanks to the country’s loose tracking of animal imports.

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Prime Minister requires eliminating inefficient hydropower projects

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The Prime Minister on Thursday required the Ministry of Industry and Trade to review hydropower plan in the Central Highlands and eradicate or stop inefficient and unsafe projects affecting the environment and local citizens’ lives.

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PepsiCo treading on unsafe grounds

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

The first quarter of 2017 has been the continuation of a difficulty 2016 as the company seems to be shambling from bog to bog to be mired down at every step.

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More inspections to be carried out on food safety

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

The steering aboard on food safety said it will increase inspectiing and monitoring food products to ensure compliance with food safety standards and inspection legislation during Tet holidays and festive season in Ho Chi Minh City.

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HCM City seeks help from ‘intellectuals’ to fix problems

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago

Professionals and experts need to help HCM City resolve its problems like traffic congestion, flooding, unsafe food and poor healthcare services, city leaders said at a meeting with them on Tuesday.

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Vietnam association to be inspected over controversial fish sauce survey

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

The association behind a survey whose results have misled consumers into thinking that most fish sauce products in Vietnam are unsafe will be inspected, the latest in a series of actions the government has taken to handle the unfolding fish sauce safety crisis.

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Vietnamese newspaper apologizes, removes false reports on fish sauce safety

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

A major Vietnamese newspaper has had to apologize to its readers for a series of articles now proven to spread false public concern on the safety of fish sauce.

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Rockslide kills three miners, injures one

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Báo Đầu Tư English 7 month(s) ago

Three miners died and another was injured in a rockslide that occurred yesterday afternoon in a company’s quarry in Châu Quang Commune in central Nghệ An Province’s Quỳ Hợp District.

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PM tours wholesale market for food safety

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SaiGon GP English 8 month(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and deputy PM Vu Duc Dam visited Long Biên wholesale vegetable market in Hanoi to inspect food safety yesterday morning.

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Vietnam bans antibacterial soaps with triclosan, triclocarbon

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SaiGon GP English 8 month(s) ago

Vietnam bans antibacterial soaps with triclosan, triclocarbon

The Ministry of Health’s Drug Administration will withdraw registration numbers and stop selling antibacterial soaps on the market if they find them unsafe or if warnings about the soap are issued by international organisations.

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Russian jet came within 10 feet of U.S. spy plane: U.S. officials

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Russian jet came within 10 feet of U.S. spy plane: U.S. officials

A Russian fighter jet carried out an "unsafe and unprofessional" intercept of a U.S. spy plane over the Black Sea and came within 10 feet (3.05 meters) of the American aircraft, two U.S. defense officials said on Wednesday.

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Iran vessel 'harasses,' sails close to U.S. Navy ship in Gulf: U.S. officials

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Iran vessel 'harasses,' sails close to U.S. Navy ship in Gulf: U.S. officials

A U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship changed course after a fast-attack craft from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps came within 100 yards (91 meters) of it in the central Gulf on Sunday, U.S. Defense Department officials said on Tuesday.

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