FAO/WHO refutes glyphosate cancer risk

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FAO/WHO refutes glyphosate cancer risk

The consumption of glyphosate, which is a core ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, does not cause cancer, according to a recent report released by the Food and Agriculture Organisation and the World Health Organisation.

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Vietnamese food authorities inspect Filipino firm for lead content in beverages

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The Vietnam Food Administration (VFA) under the Ministry of Health has been testing drink products of URC Hanoi Co. Ltd based on concerns around the excessive presence of lead in the firm’s ingredients.

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BASF Crop Protection pipeline valued at three billion euro

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BASF Crop Protection pipeline valued at three billion euro

Germany’s BASF now projects its crop protection pipeline to achieve peak sales of three billion euro for products launched between 2015 and 2025.

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EU seen approving weed-killer ingredient glyphosate amid cancer row

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The European Union is expected to extend approval next week for weed-killer ingredient glyphosate, used in many herbicides including Monsanto's Roundup, despite a dispute between EU and U.N. agencies over whether it causes cancer.

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EU food safety watchdog hits back at scientists in glyphosate spat

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EU food safety watchdog hits back at scientists in glyphosate spat

The head of Europe's food safety watchdog has written to a group of nearly 100 senior scientists strongly rejecting their criticisms in an ongoing row about the safety of weed-killer ingredient glyphosate.

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Finance ministry weighs in on controversial dairy back taxes

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Finance ministry weighs in on controversial dairy back taxes

Eight dairy importers and producers in Vietnam may be able to escape back taxes of VND700 billion (US$30.69 million) in a controversial case of import tariff calculations that even officials cannot see eye to eye on.

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Dairy firms protest customs' demand for $43.84 mln in back taxes

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Dairy firms protest customs' demand for $43.84 mln in back taxes

Eight dairy producers and importers in Vietnam have sought the government's help, claiming that they are unfairly asked by customs to pay around VND1 trillion (US$43.84 million) in back taxes.

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Vietnam’s specialties with odd smell

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Vietnam’s specialties with odd smell

VietNamNet Bridge - Fish sauce, thang co, durian, sauce hot pot... are considered specialties of Vietnam but their smells are unbearable for many foreign tourists.

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The ingredients hunter of Phu Quoc Island

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The ingredients hunter of Phu Quoc Island

Every morning, as the sun rises over the Gulf of Thailand, one Western man can be seen roaming the wet markets and fishing villages of Phu Quoc Island, warmly greeting everyone he encounters and filling his basket with the freshest, most delicious food the island has to offer.

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Five absolutely terrifying foods in Vietnam

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Five absolutely terrifying foods in Vietnam

There are many foods in this world for which it doesn’t seem possible people would actually stick in their mouths without a gun to their head. Here are five we’ve found in Vietnam.

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Five absolutely terrifying foods

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Five absolutely terrifying foods

There are many foods in this world for which it doesn’t seem possible people would actually stick in their mouths without a gun to their head. Here are five we’ve found in Vietnam.

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Smart phone ingredient found in plant extracts

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Scientists in Germany develop a method for extracting from plants an element used in everything from smart phones to parking sensors for vehicles.

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Con Dao Islands: A sweet paradise

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Con Dao Islands: A sweet paradise

About 97 sea miles from the coast of Vung Tau, the Con Dao Islands are not only a retreat for tourists thanks to its wild beaches; it is also a paradise for foodies, especially those who have a sweet tooth.

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Many nations favour Vietnam’s surimi

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VOV News English 10 month(s) ago

Many nations favour Vietnam’s surimi

(VOV) - In recent years, Vietnam’s surimi – a uniquely functional food ingredient made of fish protein - has been exported to many nations in the world, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

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Seminar gauges the power of national brand

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Seminar gauges the power of national brand

(VOV) - Hundreds of representatives from 85 businesses across the nation gathered in Da Nang on July 29 at a seminar discussing the importance of promoting a national brand in the context of regional and global integration.

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