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August, 04 2014 08:05:00

Advertising, hygiene violations cost firms

Seven cosmetics and drugs businesses, including six in Ha Noi's Hoang Mai, Ba Dinh, Thanh Xuan and Tu Liem districts and one in HCM City's Tan Phu district, were found using exaggerated claims to advertise their products. The other business produced cookies that failed to meet food hygiene regulations.— Photo vietq

HA NOI (VNS) — The Food Safety and Hygiene Department under the Ministry of Health fined eight businesses VND184 million (US$8,680) for violating advertising and food quality regulations.

Seven cosmetics and drugs businesses, including six in Ha Noi's Hoang Mai, Ba Dinh, Thanh Xuan and Tu Liem districts and one in HCM City's Tan Phu district, were found using exaggerated claims to advertise their products. The other business produced cookies that failed to meet food hygiene regulations.

The department told violators to remove all false advertisements and destroy unsafe and expired food. — VNS

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