|HCM City Food Safety Management Board last Friday signed with Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Long An Province a co-operative agreement for the production, trade and consumption of agricultural products for the 2017-2020 period. |Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — HCM City Food Safety Management Board and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Long An Province signed an agreement regarding the production, trade and consumption of agricultural products for the 2017-20 period.
Under the agreement, they will strictly control safety in the cultivation, breeding, fishing, production, processing and slaughter of agricultural products.
They will co-operate with each other to check and supervise areas of vegetable and fruit cultivation, animal breeding and fishing in Long An Province, which provides products for the city’s markets.
They also will co-ordinate with each other to find the origin of products which violate regulations on food safety and hygiene.
Through this co-operation, enterprises and co-operatives as well as producers in the province will have favourable conditions to access the city’s wholesale markets, stores and supermarkets.
The board and department’s staff will exchange experiences in management and market information to improve effectiveness in production and consumption.
Long An Province is the first province to sign an agreement with the HCM City Food Safety Management Board. —VNS