Inspectors check a catering kitchen  (Photo: SGGP)

Food safety inspectors collect $1.7 million of fine in nine months

Food safety Inspectors collected VND42 billion ($1.7 million) food safety fine in the first nine months, said the Food Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health at a meeting to implement food safety task and the government’s Resolution 15/2015 yesterday.

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam (second right) is examining food safety at a workers' canteen in the Tan Thuan Processing Zone in HCM City’s District 7 (Photo: VNA)

Deputy PM urges high-tech for better food safety

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged Ho Chi Minh City to boost the application of high technology in tracing the origins of food products as a way to gradually change the habits of production and consumption to improve awareness of food safety.
Food safety inspection at Tri Duc jam making company in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC focuses on food safety in advance of Tet holiday

HCMC People’s Committee will crack down on unsafe food and corrupt officials who compromise with cheating businesses, said standing deputy chairman of the city People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen in a TV program yesterday.
An egg processing plant in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Goods quality, food safety not closely supervised in HCMC

The Economic and Budget Committee of HCMC People’s Council yesterday worked with agencies about goods preparation and inspection, market supervision and prices before, during and after the coming Tet holiday. One of issues reported at the meeting is that goods quality and food safety has not been closely supervised.
 
Supervisors pay visits to Ben Thanh Market (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC holds monthly meeting on food safety

People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh city will organize the monthly meeting with 24 districts on food safety in order to ensure the food safety for the community.
 
People are hospitalized for poisoning (Photo: SGGP)

Food safety watchdog enhances supervision

The National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department (NAFIQAD) said it has imposed fine of VND2.4 billion ($105,599) upon over one thousand of individuals and companies for violations in food safety regulations since the beginning of the year.
 
An establishment that produces mooncakes (Photo: VNA)

HCM City checks food safety for Mid-Autumn Festival

The Ho Chi Minh City Food Safety Management Board has begun food inspections of moon cakes, jam, candy and other items made for the Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on October 4 this year.