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Vietnam's health minister brushes off parliamentary study linking cancer to unsafe food

Says the conclusion was ‘inaccurate’ and could mislead the public.

Food safety remains an issue in Vietnam, report says

A new report from the World Bank highlights the risk of consuming tainted meat products from wet markets in ...

Hanoi restaurant fined for unsavory use of boot

An online video caught a restaurant worker stirring pig intestines with her foot.
March 15, 2017 | 11:25 am GMT+7

Over 50 wedding guests hospitalized for food poisoning in northern Vietnam

Local health authorities are scrambling to analyze samples of food served at the party.
February 16, 2017 | 12:24 pm GMT+7

Saigon consumers can now check where their vegetables come from

With a smartphone, they can pull up information on how the products have been grown and transported, and by whom.
January 17, 2017 | 12:11 pm GMT+7

Japan tightens inspections on shrimp shipments from Vietnam

The island nation now screens every last shrimp export for a banned antibiotic.
December 22, 2016 | 11:13 am GMT+7

Hanoi advertising firm sponsored controversial fish sauce survey: trade ministry

The government is investigating if any other individuals or organizations are involved.
November 30, 2016 | 11:05 am GMT+7

83 Vietnamese workers fall sick after lunch at Hong Kong garment firm

Mass food poisoning has hit workers in Vietnam every several weeks now.
November 26, 2016 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Five-star hotel fined $885 as Vietnam probes food poisoning of 34 Japanese students

Inspectors have found various food safety violations at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, but no conclusion on the case has been announced.
November 24, 2016 | 10:21 am GMT+7

Over 100 hospitalized after meal at Taiwanese garment firm in Vietnam

It's the second mass food poisoning case reported in the country in four days.
November 02, 2016 | 12:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnam orders probe into food poisoning of Japanese students

A hotel in Ho Chi Minh City has been linked to the case, but an official says no conclusion yet.
October 31, 2016 | 05:04 pm GMT+7

Food poisoning strikes 109 workers at Chinese garment firm in Vietnam

Dozens of workers at the company also fell sick in a similar case five months ago.
October 31, 2016 | 01:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnam probes consumer group for controversial fish sauce quality claims

The group has come under fire from all sides.
October 24, 2016 | 08:18 pm GMT+7

Organic arsenic in fish sauce safe for humans: experts

Experts in the fish sauce industry said organic arsenic, which is naturally found in fish, seafood and fish sauce, is considered to be non-toxic.
October 19, 2016 | 03:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese shrimp exports under more toxic scrutiny

Shipments are being sent back due to high levels of antibiotics and heavy metals.
October 18, 2016 | 07:15 pm GMT+7