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Official Gazette

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Tags: functional foods
Official Gazette issues Nos 97-100/2018 coming out on November 16 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 97-100/2018, coming out on November 16, 2018
Government makes strides in reducing business conditions Government makes strides in reducing business conditions
The first half of 2018 saw great efforts of the Vietnamese Government in realizing its commitments to building market economy institutions in the country, especially removing legal hurdles for businesses. There have emerged some positive, significant “institutional reform” trends which are highlighted below.
Official Gazette issues Nos 3-5 May 2017 released on August 17 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 3-5 May 2017, released on August 17, 2017
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.
Heftier fines proposed for unlawful advertising acts Heftier fines proposed for unlawful advertising acts
Unlawful advertising of drugs, fertilizers and bioproducts would be subject to fines higher than the current ones, according to a draft decree revising Decree No. 131 and Decree No. 158 issued in 2013.
Circular No. 08/2013/TT-BYT: Foods subject to content registration for advertising Circular No. 08/2013/TT-BYT: Foods subject to content registration for advertising
CIRCULAR No. 13/2009/TT-BYT: Ban on advertising of prescriptions drugs vaccines CIRCULAR No. 13/2009/TT-BYT: Ban on advertising of prescriptions drugs, vaccines
DECREE No. 37/2006/ND-CP OF APRIL 4 2006: Detailing the Commercial Law regarding trade promotion activities DECREE No. 37/2006/ND-CP OF APRIL 4, 2006: Detailing the Commercial Law regarding trade promotion activities
DECISION No. 42/2005/QD-BYT OF DECEMBER 8 2005: Promulgating the Regulation on statement of food product specifications DECISION No. 42/2005/QD-BYT OF DECEMBER 8, 2005: Promulgating the Regulation on statement of food product specifications

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