PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the conference (Photo: SGGP)

PM presides online food safety conference

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday presided an online conference on food safety to assess three-year implementation of his direction No.13 of food safety mission.
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.