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Amendments to food regulations


Aug 04, 2022

The Vietnam Food Administration (VFA in English) published Circular of amending, supplementing and repealing a number of legal documents on food safety issued by the Minister of Health. This draft of Circular will amend, supplement and repeal a number of articles of legal documents on food safety as below:

  • Circular No. 24/2019/TT-BYT  on food additives.
  • Circular No. 18/2019/TT-BYT on  the production and trading of dietary supplements.
  • Circular No. 48/2015/TT-BYT on  activities in food production and trading under the management of the Ministry of Health.
  • Circular No. 43/2014/TT-BYT on functional foods.
  • Decision No. 46/2007/QD-BYT of Minister of Health regulating the maximum limit of contamination and chemicals in food.
  • Decision No. 38/2008/QD-BYT on Prescribing the maximum limit of melamine cross-contamination in food".
  • Circular No. 14/2011/TT-BYT on inspection and examination of food quality, hygiene and safety.


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