HA NOI (VNS)— The Health Ministry's Department of Food Safety asked the northern province of Dien Bien's Health Department to investigate the cause of recent food poisoning in the area yesterday.
The department was asked to specify the cause of the case and publish its results. The department will also instruct local medical practices and related agencies to strengthen control over food safety and hygiene at local food establishments.
Advice about food hygiene in line with Health Ministry regulations will also be offered.
Ten students fell sick at a school in Muong Nhe District, Dien Bien Province, following the incident on Monday. — VNS