Containers of food are placed in toilet (photo: SGGP)

Food safety violators to be fined $4,298

As per the government’s decree No. 115/2018 on food safety regulations, an individual violator could receive a fine of VND100 million ($4,298) while an organization will face VND200 million penalty.

Sedative-injected pigs are detected in Xuyen A slaughterhouse in Ho Chi Minh City's  outlying district Cu Chi (Photo: SGGP)

Food safety violators to face criminal charges

Ho Chi Minh City will enhance supervision of food safety and issue harsh penalties on violators; moreover, violators will face criminal charges if they cause serious incidents and violators will be publicized names on the public media.
 
Tougher penalties on food safety violators

Tougher penalties on food safety violators

Head of the Committee for Cultural and Social Affairs Thi Thi Tuyet Nhung proposed tougher penalties on violators of food safety regulation to curb the unhygienic food in the district 1.
Ministry wants to expose food safety offenders

Ministry wants to expose food safety offenders

Cao Duc Phat, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said at an online meeting that a determined effort was needed to expose food safety violators and names of such offenders must be made public and consumers too must boycott them.