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Sunday, August 25, 2019
Tags: Law on Food Safety
Law amending 37 planning-related laws Law amending 37 planning-related laws
The Law amending 37 laws related to the Planning Law (the Law) was passed at the sixth session of the 14th National Assembly in November last year.
Official Gazette issues Nos 13-15/2018 published on May 10 2018) Official Gazette issues Nos 13-15/2018, published on May 10, 2018)
Government to cut half of business conditions in 2018 Government to cut half of business conditions in 2018
To promote fast and sustainable economic growth, efforts should be devoted to further improving the business climate and economic competitiveness, reforming specialized inspections of imports and exports and cutting business conditions.
MoIT slashes 675 business and investment conditions MoIT slashes 675 business and investment conditions
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) on September 20 decided to remove 675 out of 1,216 business and investment conditions under its management during 2017-18.
PM urges removal of business barriers PM urges removal of business barriers
At the cabinet meeting on lawmaking held on August 22, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc again asked ministries to quickly remove unreasonable or unnecessary business conditions which are costing enterprises dearly and seriously hurting the Government’s efforts to improve the business environment.
Food safety control remains challenging Food safety control remains challenging
Rising violations of food safety law have triggered public worry while concerned authorities appeared inactive in redressing the situation, Phuong Lien and Dinh Hang of the Tin tuc Cuoi tuan (Weekend News) reported.
Food safety management still faces problems Food safety management still faces problems
The 2010 Law on Food Safety has shifted the food safety management based on food production and trading stages to the product group-based management mechanism. This is considered an important policy addressing overlaps in the food safety management among ministries and sectors and at the same time helping define more clearly responsibilities of each ministry or sector in the field.
Government gets tough on food safety violations Government gets tough on food safety violations
The Government is redoubling its efforts to crack down on unsafe food which has grown into a number-one public concern amid rampant food safety violations.
Impractical laws trigger public concern Impractical laws trigger public concern
The health sector’s Circular 30 on street food safety is expected to extend the already long list of regulations which have come under fire for their impracticality and unenforceability.
Import-export regulations under scrutiny Import-export regulations under scrutiny

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