HA NOI (VNS) — The Ministry of Health's Viet Nam Food Administration fined five companies VND107 million ($5,000) for violating regulations on advertising and labelling functional food.
The companies include HCM City-based Ky Phong Trading, Import and Export Co Ltd; HCM City-based Nhom Thien Minh Co Ltd; Ha Noi-based Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Trading Co Ltd. Authorities found they were improperly advertising their functional foods and had improperly labelled them.
The administration also ordered the firms to recall the advertisements and products. — VNS