Quang Nam: Hoi An says no to slaughtering cats, dogs for meat Society

Quang Nam: Hoi An says no to slaughtering cats, dogs for meat

The popular tourist city Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam, on December 10, signed a deal with the global animal welfare organisation FOUR PAWS, committing to stopping the trade and consumption of cat and dog meat, making it the first locality in Vietnam to do so.
Pork closely monitored in HCM City amid ASF outbreaks Society

Pork closely monitored in HCM City amid ASF outbreaks

Official agencies and distributors in Ho Chi Minh City have dispatched their quality management teams to major slaughtering facilities and wholesale markets to ensure that 100 percent of pork coming to the market is of good quality and without diseases, especially African swine flu (ASF).
African swine fever continues to spread Society

African swine fever continues to spread

African swine fever has been reported in two new provinces - the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak and the southern province of Ca Mau, raising the total number of localities affected by the virus to 46.
HCM City to ensure food safety at traditional markets Society

HCM City to ensure food safety at traditional markets

Researchers at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) have recommended improvements in slaughtering and hygiene to limit cross-contamination with non-typhoidal salmonella, particularly in poultry wet markets in HCM City.
Cattle foot-and-mouth disease put under control Society

Cattle foot-and-mouth disease put under control

The cattle foot-and-mouth disease type A has been put under control in the country with only one hotbed left in Ia Sal Commune, Ayum Pa Town in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai as of August 11.
Vietnam, Denmark share experience in food safety Society

Vietnam, Denmark share experience in food safety

Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Denmark’s Ministry of Environment and Food shared experience in food safety management for pork value chains at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on May 23.