A country experienced 77 food poisoning cases which caused 2,214 people to become ill 17 others, while the Asean nations are facing huge food contamination problems. According to Xinhua News Agency,
While it has been spending a lot of money on importing vegetables as well as many kinds of fruits from abroad, especially China and Thailand because of the people Start losing confidence in vegetables – fruits as well as meat in your country because of the excessive use of dangerous chemicals. Causing serious health consequences to consumers, Vietnam has also started planning a plan to ensure the supply of safe local vegetables and meat. Its people.
Anyone who manufactures or trades Dirty food or excessive banned substances in food can face up to 20 years in prison in Vietnam. According to the Vietnam News Agency, Tien Phong follows the amendment of the new penal code which came into effect on January 1, anyone who produces or trades food. Dirty can be sentenced to between 1 and 5 years in prison and a fine of between $ 2,200 and $ 8,800 for a minor penalty. Severely punishable can face up to 12 years in prison, up to 20 years, and this high criminal penalty will be imposed in the case of severe poisonous food, which causes 200 people Get sick or kill 3 people or use banned substances in your diet.
Vietnam has been spending more and more on about 164 million US dollars on imported fruits and vegetables imported from abroad. Only in the first two months of 2017, and this number has increased to 55 percent over the same period in 2016 . It is observed that the Vietnamese people, from year to year, are more inclined to buy imported fruits and vegetables, especially Chinese and Thai, than to buy local produce. Because of the excessive use of over-the-counter chemicals because of the long-term benefits of losing weight and ignoring the health effects of the eating habits.