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Contaminated eggs scandal spreads from Europe to Asia

When eaten in large quantities contaminted eggs can harm people's kidneys, liver and thyroid glands, said the World Health Organization. 

What's keeping Vietnamese people up at night?

Legislators have been discussing what they call the biggest public concerns, from the food they eat to the bribes ...

Maggot-infested lunches ignite walkout at S Korean factory in southern Vietnam

An initial inspection found the maggots had infested red chilis used in the meal.
June 07, 2017 | 03:27 pm GMT+7

Lawmakers say unsafe food giving Vietnamese 'long, slow death'

A top lawmaker claims unhygienic food is the cause of 60-70 percent of diseases.
June 06, 2017 | 06:30 am GMT+7

Blockchain seen as tool in food safety

'I see a lot of potential to create what I call a digital and transparent food system,' said Wal-Mart food safety vice president.
June 05, 2017 | 08:08 am GMT+7

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

Says the conclusion was ‘inaccurate’ and could mislead the public.
April 21, 2017 | 02:51 pm GMT+7

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 Vietnam.
March 30, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

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