Glyphosate not classified as carcinogen by ECHA

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)'s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) on March 15 agreed to maintain the current harmonised classification of glyphosate as a substance causing serious eye damage and being toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects, but concluded that the available scientific evidence did not meet the criteria to classify glyphosate as a carcinogen, as a mutagen or as toxic for reproduction.

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Vietnamese firm found mixing carcinogen in animal feed for color effect

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Báo Thanh Niên English 17 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnamese firm found mixing carcinogen in animal feed for color effect

Police and agriculture officials in the northern province of Hai Duong Thursday found an animal feed producer storing 14 kilograms of carcinogenic coloring.

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Many Ho Chi Minh City residents use carcinogen-laden water: lawmakers

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Báo Thanh Niên English 21 month(s) ago

Many Ho Chi Minh City residents use carcinogen-laden water: lawmakers

More than 358,000 households in Ho Chi Minh City do not get tap water while water samples from wells many use have tested positive for a carcinogen, according to the HCMC Preventive Health Centre.

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Vietnam not issue certificate of food safety to Ghanaian toxic palm oil

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SaiGon GP English 24 month(s) ago

The Vietnam Food Administration, a part of the Ministry of Health, responsible for managing food hygiene, safety, and quality, yesterday said it has not issued certificate of food safety to palm oil from Ghana of Kemtoy Miyan Cash & Carry, which the UK’s Department of Food Safety is asking to remove from market due to containing the illegal dye known as Sudan IV, which is genotoxin and carcinogen.

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Vietnam hesitates to ban white asbestos use

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VietnamNet English 28 month(s) ago

While many countries have prohibited the use of white asbestos, it is still in use in Vietnam, Vietnam’s Evidence-based Health Policy Development Group (EBHPD) said at a conference in Hanoi last week.

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Swiss-invested cement factory to take toxic Ha Long oil

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Báo Thanh Niên English 32 month(s) ago

Swiss-invested cement factory to take toxic Ha Long oil

Authorities in the northern province of Quang Ninh will remove 7,000 liters of toxic oil from the edge of the world-renowned Ha Long Bay this month and dispose of them at the Swiss-invested Holcim cement factory in the Mekong Delta.

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No carcinogens detected in snacks, KFC potato chips

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VietnamNet English 35 month(s) ago 1 related news

No carcinogens detected in snacks, KFC potato chips

VietNamNet Bridge – The Department of Food Safety, Ministry of Health said they had not found carcinogens like acrylamide and PAHs in samples of snacks and KFC potato chips collected in Hanoi.

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No carcinogens found in snacks, fries: Health Ministry

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VietNam News English 35 month(s) ago 1 related news

No carcinogens found in snacks, fries: Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health has announced that none of the six samples of fried potatoes and snacks, randomly selected for testing, contained acrylamide and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.

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KFC chips, crackers to be tested for carcinogens

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VietnamNet English 35 month(s) ago

KFC chips, crackers to be tested for carcinogens

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Health has asked the National Institute for Food Quarantine to take three random samples of KFC fried potatoes and three samples of crackers to test for carcinogens.

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10 Dangerous Sweeteners in Coca-Cola®

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Báo Đầu Tư English 35 month(s) ago

10 Dangerous Sweeteners in Coca-Cola®

Sold in over 200 countries, Coca-Cola® is one of the most familiar brands of beverages in the world. As Coke is flavored mostly with caramel and sugar, the latter being such a controversial ingredient, the makers of Coke have long since began using artificial sweeteners instead of sugar.

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Vietnam authorities find carcinogen in fake L’Oreal mascara

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Báo Thanh Niên English 37 month(s) ago

Tests conducted in Ho Chi Minh City have shown that a number of fake L’Oreal mascara products contain carcinogenic ingredients.

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China’s arsenic-laced soil harming food, health, survey shows

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Báo Thanh Niên English 38 month(s) ago

China’s soil is laced with pollutants including mercury and arsenic, according to a nine-year government survey, posing a threat to agriculture and human health and raising new concern about the environmental costs of China’s three decades of economic growth.

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Chinese herb remedy extract linked to cancer: study

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Báo Dân Trí English 47 month(s) ago

Chinese herb remedy extract linked to cancer: study

A plant extract used in Chinese herbal remedies for arthritis, gout and inflammation has been directly linked to cancer and causes a surprising number of genetic mutations, scientists said Wednesday.

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Japan supports Vietnam in promoting water supply sector

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Báo Đầu Tư English 47 month(s) ago

Japan supports Vietnam in promoting water supply sector

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) and Tamada Industries, Inc. on July 26th in Hanoi signed the Minutes of Meeting (M/M) on the “Pilot Survey for Disseminating Small And Medium Enterprises Technologies for SF Double Wall Tank for Avoiding Leakage of Hazardous Objects” in the presence of representatives from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and Ministry of Public Security.

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Japan supports Vietnam in promoting water supply sector

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Báo QĐND English 47 month(s) ago

Japan supports Vietnam in promoting water supply sector

PANO - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) and Tamada Industries, Inc. on July 26th in Hanoi signed the Minutes of Meeting (M/M) on the “Pilot Survey for Disseminating Small And Medium Enterprises Technologies for SF Double Wall Tank for Avoiding Leakage of Hazardous Objects” in the presence of representatives from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and Ministry of Public Security.

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