HCM City looks for products contaminated with waste cooking oil

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 day(s) ago

HCM City looks for products contaminated with waste cooking oil

Authorities in HCM City are continuing a citywide search for two products believed to contain illegally recycled cooking oil, or "gutter oil".

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Foods tainted with Taiwanese ‘gutter oil’ not found in Vietnam: watchdog

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 day(s) ago

Foods tainted with Taiwanese ‘gutter oil’ not found in Vietnam: watchdog

The food safety watchdog in Ho Chi Minh City says it has yet to find the two types of canned food products containing tainted ‘gutter oil’ that Taiwan believes were imported into Vietnam by a city-based firm, following an inspection on Tuesday.

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No tainted Taiwanese products found in Vietnam so far

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 day(s) ago

No tainted Taiwanese products found in Vietnam so far

A Ho Chi Minh City company denied reports that it had imported canned meat containing tainted Taiwanese cooking oil after a government inspection team searched its warehouse.

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Contaminated Taiwanese oil scandal prompts recalls in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Contaminated Taiwanese oil scandal prompts recalls in Vietnam

Vietnamese food authorities ordered the recall of two shipments of Taiwanese-made canned food after Taiwanese trade officials said they contained contaminated oil.

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Fourth Sierra Leonean doctor dies from Ebola

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Fourth Sierra Leonean doctor dies from Ebola

A fourth Sierra Leonean doctor, a woman, died Sunday after contracting the dreaded Ebola virus, a top health official said, while a Dutch charity repatriated two doctors suspected of having been contaminated with the disease.

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Art performances to increase environmental protection

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Art performances will be held in several craft villages in the Nhue-Day river basin, a seriously contaminated river ecosystem.

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US general praises dioxin treatment

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

General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the United States' Joint Chiefs of Staff, yesterday commended the Da Nang thermal treatment system treating dioxin-contaminated soil.

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US defence official visits dioxin treatment system in Da Nang

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey on August 15 visited a thermal treatment system in the Da Nang Airport in the central city of Da Nang where 45,000 cubic metres of dioxin-contaminated soil are being detoxified.

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US pledges more dioxin clean up assistance

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

US pledges more dioxin clean up assistance

(VOV) -The US Department of Defence is committed to assisting Vietnam in cleaning up the dioxin-contaminated environment surrounding Danang airport, said Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey.

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Thousands of residents in Quang Binh without clean water

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Thousands of residents in Quang Binh without clean water

Nearly 700 households in a commune in Quang Binh Province have been without access to clean water for years due to alum contamination.

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Raw snails pose health risk

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health's Department of Preventive Medicine issued a warning to consumers on Thursday not to eat snails, especially raw snails, or use them as medicine.

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Laos’ hard work reduces number of UXO victims

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Great efforts made by the Lao Government together with international support have helped reduced the number of victims of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the country to just 56 last year from the previous 300 each year.

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Red mud spill damages rice fields in Bac Kan

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Red mud spill damages rice fields in Bac Kan

VietNamNet Bridge – Around 11,000 cubic metres of red mud spilled from a reservoir belonging to the Material and Complete Equipment Export-Import Corporation last Saturday, clogging up a nearby stream and terraced fields in Ngoc Phai Commune in the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan for a week.

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Red mud spill damages rice fields in Bac Kan

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Red mud spill damages rice fields in Bac Kan

Around 11,000 cubic metres of red mud spilled from a reservoir belonging to the Material and Complete Equipment Export-Import Corporation last Saturday, clogging up a nearby stream and terraced fields in Ngoc Phai Commune in the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan for a week.

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Outbreak of acute diarrhea in Binh Chanh District

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Outbreak of acute diarrhea in Binh Chanh District

An outbreak of acute diarrhea in Ho chi Minh City’s Binh Chanh District has killed one ten month old infant.

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