Ministry launches campaign to collect signature for food safety

The Ministry of Industry and Trade yesterday launched a campaign “One million signatures for food safety” by organizing a meeting in Hanoi with the participation of hundred people.

Ministry launches campaign to collect signature for food safety

This is the first activities to start for the media action program for food safety in the country in 2018.

The campaign took place in the context that people are preparing for Tet holiday ( the Lunar New Year), complex development of smuggling and commercial fraud.

Speaking at the campaign, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai said the national strategy for food safety for the period 2011-2020 with the vision to 2030 pointed out food safety is meant ensuring consumers’ right and health. Accordingly, party organizations, local governments and businesses should focus on.

For years, the Ministry has implemented many activities in order to guarantee food safety. The launching ceremony for food safety aimed to call for joining hand of the community to say no to unsafe food and lending a hand for commercial fraud and smuggling.
The Ministry said that the action program aims to change producers’ and consumers’ awareness of food safety. It promised to continue to liaise with other ministries and agencies in guiding and performing supervision for food safety in manufacturing units, markets, supermarkets, especially wholesale markets and crack down production of fake and low quality commodities, smuggled goods.

By VAN PHUC - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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