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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Scandals shake up drinks sector

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 day(s) ago

Scandals shake up drinks sector

The beverage market has seen significant upheavals recently as big players like Number 1 Group and Suntory PepsiCo face scandals over their production quality. The latest shock to local consumers was last week’s allegations of high lead content in the green tea product C2 and energy drink Red Dragon, produced by the Universal Robina Corporation. Nguyen Van Viet, chairman of the Vietnam Beer, Alcohol Beverage Association, shared his analysis on this unfolding issue with VIR’s Thanh Xuan.

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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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NESCAFÉ introduces two Dolce Gusto coffee machines in Hanoi

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NESCAFE introduces two Dolce Gusto coffee machines in Hanoi

NESCAFÉ on May 21 introduced two coffee machines – the MINI ME and DROP - using NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto coffee in Hanoi.

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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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Vietnam food agency rejects claims it took bribes to clear Philippine beverages

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Vietnam food agency rejects claims it took bribes to clear Philippine beverages

The National Institute for Food Control has rejected accusations that it took bribes and compromised tests on two Philippine beverage products, asking the police to investigate the case.

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No excessive lead in URC Vietnam green tea, energy drink: food watchdog

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

No excessive lead in URC Vietnam green tea, energy drink: food watchdog

The latest tests of the green tea and energy drink produced by the Vietnamese unit of leading Philippine food and beverage firm Universal Robina Corporation (URC) found no excessive lead content as rumored, the country’s food watchdog said Friday.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 14

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 14

Here are the leading news stories about Vietnam you should not miss today, May 14

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Vietnam journalist stabbed during undercover reporting

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Vietnam journalist stabbed during undercover reporting

Police in the northern province of Thai Nguyen are investigating a local man accused of attacking a journalist who was secretly filming activities inside a tea farm on Sunday.

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National television reporter assaulted in northern Vietnam

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An investigative reporter from Vietnamese state television was assaulted with a knife on Sunday while conducting an undercover investigation into a tea manufacturer in the northeastern province of Thai Nguyen.

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Vietnam tests 2 Philippine beverages for lead

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Vietnam tests 2 Philippine beverages for lead

The Vietnam Food Administration has collected samples of two Philippine beverage brands sold by URC Hanoi Company to test for lead after rumors about their alleged poor quality went viral on the Internet recently.

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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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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 11

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 11

Check out what is in the news today!

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 10

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 10

Here are the leading news stories about Vietnam you should not miss today, May 10

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Tan Hiep Phat seeks foreign partners in wake of public outrage

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Tan Hiep Phat seeks foreign partners in wake of public outrage

Vietnamese beverage maker Tan Hiep Phat Beverage is seeking foreign partners to buy its stake worth $2 billion.

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