According to the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China (GACC) Decree 248 and Decree 249, Vietnamese enterprises that want to export agricultural products and food to the Chinese market must register and be granted codes for food safety monitoring. By December, China has granted 2,426 product codes to Vietnamese enterprises to export to this market.
Minister of Health cum Deputy Head of the Central Interdisciplinary Steering Committee on Food Safety Dao Hong Lan yesterday issued the task plan for food safety maintenance during the upcoming Lunar New Year and Spring Festival 2023.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) yesterday held a hybrid meeting in Ho Chi Minh City named ‘Ensuring Food Quality and Safety, Transparency in Food Origin for Vietnamese Consumers’.
Fertilizers and pesticides used in the Mekong Delta are 71.9 percent higher than the national average. Amongst provinces, Tien Giang and Dong Thap have approximately three times the national average but the use of pesticides is not effective.
Vice Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Duong Anh Duc asked relevant units to review the regulations to coordinate and work out a specific plan and implementation of a road map to reduce and gradually monitor food hygiene and safety in the city.
The Ministry of Health, on December 25, informed that Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long, Standing Deputy Head of the Central Interdisciplinary Steering Committee on Food Safety, had issued a plan to ensure food safety for the Lunar New Year and the 2022 Spring Festival.
China has just adjusted its import and export regulations. Accordingly, China will tighten the registration of imported goods groups and the standards of quality control, which is assessed to cause many obstacles for Vietnamese exports.
The office of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), on the morning of August 28, informed the press that it has urgently verified information related to the warning of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) about instant noodle Hao Hao and instant cellophane noodle Good by Acecook.
According to Vietnamese trade counselors, in 2021, Vietnamese goods, in general, have a great opportunity to export to Europe, Northern Europe, the US, the Eurasian Economic Union, Japan, South Korea, and China.
The official establishment of food stalls in streets in Ho Chi Minh City’s districts has both helped poor vendors improve their income and ensure food safety as well as make the city aesthetically beautiful.
The Commission of Economy and Budget (under Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council) yesterday held a meeting about the performance and progress of investment plans for smart city transformation sub-projects.