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Saigon urges residents to stop eating dog meat

The Food Safety Management Board of HCMC has urged people to stop consuming dog meat, citing severe health risks and appealing to sentiment.

Hanoi withdraws contamination warning after warehouse fire

A food contamination risk warning issued Thursday in Hanoi following a fire at a light bulb warehouse has been retracted by authorities.

Hanoi light bulb warehouse fire may contaminate food, authorities warn

Foods sold within a one-kilometer radius of the Rang Dong light bulb warehouse fire in Hanoi Wednesday face a contamination threat, authorities said.
August 30, 2019 | 11:19 am GMT+7

Food safety, air pollution top social concerns in Vietnam

Food safety and air pollution are issues that concern urban Vietnamese the most, a recent survey has found.
May 21, 2019 | 08:01 am GMT+7

14 Lao tourists hospitalized with food poisoning symptoms in central Vietnam

Da Nang City authorities are investigating the hospitalization of 14 Lao tourists with food poisoning symptoms.
April 16, 2019 | 04:47 pm GMT+7

Japan revokes Vietnamese chili sauce over food safety

Japan has recalled 18,168 chili sauce bottles from Vietnam for violating food safety and food labeling laws.
April 07, 2019 | 08:43 am GMT+7

In Vietnam, an organic farmer tackles an agricultural paradox

Demand is high and organic farming benefits are self-evident, but government and consumer support has been tepid, thus far.
March 29, 2019 | 10:10 am GMT+7

209 kids found to have tapeworms in northern Vietnam

Test results show 209 children from Thanh Khuong Commune in the northern province of Bac Ninh are infected with tapeworms.
March 17, 2019 | 08:22 pm GMT+7

Hanoi hospitals packed with kids awaiting tapeworm tests

Panicked parents in Bac Ninh have been flocking to Hanoi medical institutes with their kids after a tapeworm outbreak.
March 16, 2019 | 10:47 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese-Australian suspect in strawberry needle scare granted bail

The Vietnamese-Australian woman arrested earlier this month for allegedly pricking strawberries with pins was granted bail Thurday.
November 22, 2018 | 07:55 pm GMT+7

188 kids, three teachers hospitalized after lunch in Hanoi kindergarten

Two Hanoi hospitals admitted 188 children and three teachers with food poisoning symptoms between last Wednesday and Friday.
November 17, 2018 | 11:29 am GMT+7

Vietnamese woman pays heavy price for carrying quail embryos into Singapore

A Singapore court fined a Vietnamese woman S$6,000 ($4,358) Monday for illegally carrying 330 quail eggs with embryos into the island.
November 02, 2018 | 11:12 am GMT+7

Vietnamese woman fined for smuggling 490 fetal duck eggs into Singapore

A Vietnamese woman has been fined S$7,000 ($5,084) for illegally carrying 490 fetal duck eggs into Singapore.
October 05, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Plant owners in battery chemicals-tainted pepper scandal to face charges

Authorities have wrapped up investigation into an establishment that produced impurities for a trading firm to contaminate its pepper.
September 03, 2018 | 10:15 am GMT+7

Mandatory addition of micronutrients hurting Vietnam’s food industry

Insiders suggest that the inclusion of micronutrients in food products should only be encouraged, not made compulsory.
June 28, 2018 | 09:55 am GMT+7
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