HCM City to host safe farm products fair

The first safe farm products fair will be organized at Dong Ho restaurant’s courtyard at No. 195-197 Cao Thang Street in District 10 in Ho Chi Minh City from August 20-21.

So far, 27 businesses have registered to take part in the event, eight of them producers and traders of poultry, pork and seafood products and the rest, fruit and vegetable businesses.

Products that have food safety certification such as VietGap and GlobalGap are eligible to participate in the fair.

The fair’s organizers will regularly check the quality of produce and randomly test fruit and vegetable samples for plant protection residues.

The event will be held every two weeks by the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

By Cong Phien – Translated by Kim Khanh

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