Vietnam suspends five containers of Philippine beverages for high lead content

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Vietnam suspends five containers of Philippine beverages for high lead content

Five containers of green tea and energy drink products from the Vietnamese unit of leading Philippine food and beverage firm Universal Robina Corporation (URC) have been stopped from retailing in Vietnam due to excessive amounts of lead, an official of the Ministry of Health said.

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Vietnam orders Philippine beverage firm URC to recall more products

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Vietnam orders Philippine beverage firm URC to recall more products

The Ministry of Health on Tuesday ordered a recall of more beverage products made by URC Vietnam, a unit of Philippine producer Universal Robina, amid an expanding food safety scandal that has affected three other batches.

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6-year-old boy drowns in central Vietnam river

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6-year-old boy drowns in central Vietnam river

A six-year-old boy drowned in a river in the central province of Nghe An on Monday when taking a bath with a friend.

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AAF supports $50,000 to save elephants in Dak Lak Province

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SaiGon GP English 8 hour(s) ago

The Hong Kong-based charity that seeks to end cruelty to animals in Asia, Animals Asia Foundation (AFF), on May 23 signed an agreement with the People’s Committee of Dak Lak Province to finance a project on conserving elephants in Vietnam worth US$50,000 for the period of 2016-2017.

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New facilities planned for scenic Gamuda Gardens

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New facilities planned for scenic Gamuda Gardens

Renowned Malaysian-backed developer, Gamuda Land Vietnam, has just announced plans to build a number of new facilities and amenities in its integrated lifestyle township Gamuda Gardens in Hanoi’s Hoang Mai district.

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Zika crisis fuelled by 'massive' mosquito control failures: WHO

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Zika crisis fuelled by 'massive' mosquito control failures: WHO

The spiralling crisis surrounding the Zika virus is the result of decades of policy failures on mosquito control and poor access to family planning services, the World Health Organization said Monday.

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Three batches of soft drinks with high level of lead removed from market

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Three batches of soft drinks with high level of lead removed from market

The inspection team of the Ministry of Health has decided to withdraw three batches of products of URC Vietnam in Thach That-Quoc Oai Industrial Park in Hanoi from market because the products have high level of lead, said Deputy Chief Inspectorate Nguyen Van Nhien of the ministry in last weekend

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Vietnam launches nutrition days 2016

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The National Nutrition Institute under the Ministry of Health yesterday launched nutrition days themed “ People should use food having nutritional supplements necessary for brain growth, health and life quality” in the northern province of Ha Nam.

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Nearly 2 million kids vaccinated against Japanese encephalitis in NEIP

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Nearly 2 million kids vaccinated against Japanese encephalitis in NEIP

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday said that since 2015 vaccine against Japanese encephalitis has been officially included into the National Expanded Immunization Program (NEIP) and is vaccinated monthly.

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Philippine beverage firm URC ordered to recall products in Vietnam over lead scandal

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Philippine beverage firm URC ordered to recall products in Vietnam over lead scandal

The Ministry of Health has ordered a recall of three batches of products made by URC Vietnam, a unit of the Philippine producer Universal Robina, after tests found higher lead content than permitted limits.

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Food Administration takes back substandard batches of nutrition supplements

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SaiGon GP English 3 day(s) ago

Concerning to food safety regulations, the Vietnam Food Administration under the Ministry of Health yesterday ordered to remove two batches of nutrition supplement that failed to meet safe standards.

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Health Ministry denies rumor of vaccination at home

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Because there has been a rumor that five-in-one vaccine Pentaxim was injected at homes, the Department of Health has sent urgent document to medical units, claiming that no medical clinic or a person was allowed to administer vaccine at homes, said Director of the Department of Preventive Medicine Dr. Nguyen Nhat Cam on May 20.

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Vietnam Red Cross Society kicks off blood donation campaign

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 day(s) ago

The Vietnam Red Cross Society and the National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion have launched a blood drive to mark the 153rd World Red Cross Day.

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Hotlines on food hygiene announced

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Hotlines on food hygiene announced

VGP – Three hotlines dealing with food hygiene in Ha Noi were introduced with 1900585826 of the Department of Industry and Trade; 043 3800115 from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development; and 043 998 5765 from the Department of Health.

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Health tourism conference opens in HCMC

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Health tourism conference opens in HCMC

The 2016 Gangnam Health Tourism Conference was launched at Sofitel Saigon Plaza in Ho Chi Minh City, yesterday with the participant of over 20 top Korean hospitals and Vietnamese beauty salons, private hospitals.

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