Vietnam to Amend a Number of Food Regulations

Notified by WTO on July 29, Vietnam is to amend, supplement and repeal a number of legal documents on food safety.

 

Disclosed by a WTO notification on July 29, 2022, Vietnam is to amend, supplement and repeal a number of legal documents on food safety issued by the Minister of Health.


Below are the involved legal documents:


Circular No. 24/2019/TT-BYT regulating the management and usage of food additives;


Circular No. 18/2019/TT-BYT guiding Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in the production and trading of dietary supplements;


Circular No. 48/2015/TT-BYT stipulates food safety inspection activities in food production and trading under the management of the Ministry of Health;


Circular No. 43/2014/TT-BYT regulating the management of functional foods;


Decision No. 46/2007/QD-BYT regulating the maximum limit of contamination and chemicals in food;


Decision No. 38/2008/QD-BYT promulgating on "Prescribing the maximum limit of melamine cross-contamination in food."


Circular No. 14/2011/TT-BYT on guidelines for taking samples for inspection and examination of food quality, hygiene and safety. (More details).


WTO document here.


Source: CCIPV / Vietnam Plus