Safe food chain to be expanded in city

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development promised to make favorable policies aiming to open more stores to supply safe food and agricultural products to people.

The Ministry said at the meeting held in Hanoi yesterday over the multiplication of safe food and veggies.

As per the National Agro-Forestry-Aquatic products of Quality Management Department, by April, 2016, supply chains to provide safe food with 280 stores to sell veggies, fruits, meat, eggs rice and seafood have in 35 cities and provinces across the country. Lately, the  Ministry has announced 69 stores to sell food which were certified to be safe.

Deputy Agriculture Minister  Vu Van Tam said that there would be more stores to sell safe agricultural products, adding that the Ministry will encourage more enterprises to provide safe food to consumers.

To supervise safe food chains, the Ministry will pay more visits to these stores and growing procedures.

By Van Phuc – translated by Anh Quan

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