Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has called for action to be taken to ensure food safety in 2020 while chairing a teleconference on food safety on Saturday.
Efforts to improve food service quality have spurred positive changes in the capital city of Hà Nội, however, challenges remain in food safety control work, experts said.
Large-scale production areas for key national products will be expanded this year under the country’s action plan to ensure food safety in the agricultural sector, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình on Thursday urged market surveillance forces to step up the fight against smuggling, trade fraud and fake commodities.
Hà Nội will expand the food safety street model after its successful trial implementation over the past year.