The Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health has just sent its document to the director of Ha Tinh's Department of Health asking to further investigation of food poisoning on 80 staffs and workers of Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company (FHS), a subsidiary of the Taiwanese Formosa Plastics Group.
To handle and prevent food poisoning cases in the future, the Administration asked to verify the cause of the above cases as well as issue harsh penalties on violations in food safety and hygiene and publicize to inform people.
Related agencies are asked to increase supervision of activities of food business and cater
Before, after the dinner on November 24 with rice, soup, pork meat, tofu, fried eggs and vegetables, over 80 staffs and workers of Hung Nghiep had symptoms of poison. The meal was ordered from caterers outside the company.