Rice noodles found with banned additive content in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 9 month(s) ago

Health authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have discovered in samples of rice vermicelli some content of Oxalic acid, which is an industrial chemical that was banned for use as a food additive by the Ministry of Health.

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E102 food additive safe for consumption: Ministry

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SaiGon GP English 39 month(s) ago

E102 food additive safe for consumption: Ministry

The Vietnam Food Administration under the Ministry of Health assured consumers on July 11 that the food coloring additive E102 is safe to use in cooking foods, within permissible limits.

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Cancerous food additive used in Vietnam: officials

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Báo Thanh Niên English 41 month(s) ago

A carcinogenic food scare that has spread from Taiwan to several countries may have been used in several products consumed in Vietnam, officials have said.

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Ministry inspects use of additives

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Health Ministry's Food Administration will carry out inspections of the production, trade and use of food additives in a number of localities from now until the end of this month.

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Chinese toy allegedly sends 50 kids to hospital

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Chinese toy allegedly sends 50 kids to hospital

One of some 50 students hospitalized after inhaling gas emitted from a Chinese toy in the central province of Binh Thuan on May 13. PHOTO: QUE HA

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No ‘azodicarbonamide’ in pastries in Vietnam store: Starbucks VN

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

No ‘azodicarbonamide’ in pastries in Vietnam store: Starbucks VN

No additive ‘azodicarbonamide’ is used in the making of food sold in Starbucks’ store in Vietnam, said Starbucks Vietnam spokesperson.

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Da Lat flowers receive trademarks

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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago

The People's Committee of Central Highland Lam Dong Province has provided the trademark of Da Lat Flower to rose, daisy, lisianthus, carnation and gladiolus.

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Hanoi health authorities detect adulterated chilli powder

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SaiGon GP English 33 month(s) ago

Hanoi health authorities detect adulterated chilli powder

Health inspectors in Hanoi detected a store in Nghia Tan Market in Cau Giay District selling chilli powder that had been mixed with a toxic chemical dye called Rhodamine B, a substance very harmful for human health.

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Sauce producers mislead consumers: conference

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 36 month(s) ago

Sauce producers mislead consumers: conference

Many major fish sauce manufacturers have deliberately given unclear information on their products to mislead consumers and manipulate the market, a conference heard yesterday.

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New safety levels set for carcinogens in food, drink

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VietnamNet English 40 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam Food Administration announced on July 1 that Viet Nam would temporarily set a maximum threshold for the presence of a potentially cancer-causing chemical, commonly used in plastics, in food and drink products.

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New safety levels set for carcinogens in food, drink

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VietNam News English 40 month(s) ago

The Viet Nam Food Administration announced yesterday that Viet Nam would temporarily set a maximum threshold for the presence of a potentially cancer-causing chemical, commonly used in plastics, in food and drink products.

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Vietnam finds allegedly tainted Taiwanese food products

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Báo Thanh Niên English 41 month(s) ago

Inspectors from the Vietnam Food Administration (VFA) announced on Wednesday that they have seized a shipment of food additives that may have been tainted with DEHP – a chemical used in plastics.

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More DEHP-tainted drinks, food products seized from city shelves

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Báo Thanh Niên English 41 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City health authorities are recalling drinks and food products of nine companies that are contaminated with industrial chemical DEHP.

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More products in Vietnam clear of DEHP

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Báo QĐND English 41 month(s) ago

More products in Vietnam clear of DEHP

Photo for illustration: giadinh.net

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Vietnam recalls tainted jellies

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Báo Thanh Niên English 41 month(s) ago

Vietnam has recalled 3,582 packages of taro jellies from shelves following fears they were contaminated with the industrial chemical DEHP used mainly in the plastics industry.

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