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Law, Regulation or Guideline
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Date of creation
2019-02-13 08:44 UTC (tunguyen1003@gmail.com)
Date of publication
2019-02-13 08:45 UTC (tunguyen1003@gmail.com)

General Information
  • Viet Nam
Title of document
Law on Food Safety No. 55/2010/QH12
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Law
Subject areas
  • Competent National Authorities and National Focal Points
  • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
  • Human and/or Animal Health
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for processing
  • Risk assessment and management
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
Law on Food Safety provides for rights and obligations of organizations and individuals in assuring food; conditions for assuring safety of foods and food production, trade, transport, import and export; food advertisement and labelling; food testing; food safety risk analysis; prevention of food safety incidents; food safety information, education and communication; and for responsibilities of state management of food safety.
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Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)
No. 2 Ngoc Ha street, Ba Dinh district
Ha Noi
Viet Nam
Phone:+84 243-8237535
Fax:+84 243-8433637
Url:Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development,AgroBiotech