HCM City ensures supply of essential items during social distancing Society

HCM City ensures supply of essential items during social distancing

Many people in Ho Chi Minh City have been in fear of food shortages over recent days, since COVID-19 triggered the closure of wholesale markets which were linked to a growing number of infections. The city’s Department of Industry and Trade therefore identified a number of solutions to guarantee sufficient supply of essential items for local residents.
Wholesale markets see a drop in waste Environment

Wholesale markets see a drop in waste

The volume of waste relative to the total agricultural produce reaching focal points in Ho Chi Minh City has tended to decrease thanks to partial processing at source, according to the city people’s committee.
HCM City’s trading centres assess COVID-19 risks Society

HCM City’s trading centres assess COVID-19 risks

Supermarkets, shopping centres and traditional and wholesale markets in Ho Chi Minh City have assessed their COVID-19 infection risks through a set of evaluation indicators and have set safety measures to meet the city’s requirements.
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).
 HCM City seeks to trace pork origins Business

HCM City seeks to trace pork origins

From July 31, only pork with traceable origins is allowed to enter Ho Chi Minh City’s two wholesale markets, but inspections found only around 13 percent of the pork on sale had clear origins.
 HCM City plans to trace poultry origins Business

HCM City plans to trace poultry origins

After gaining encouraging results from a pilot programme that allows consumers to check the origin of pork, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade last weekend announced a new plan to use information technology to control and trace the origin of poultry meat and eggs also.