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Over 100 Vietnamese workers hospitalised with food poisoning

 VietNamNet Bridge – Over 105 workers from Vietnam Jin Chang Shoes Company Limited in the southern province of Bình Dương were hospitalised with food poisoning after having lunch on Tuesday, 

Food poisoning kills two in Yen Bai

 VietNamNet Bridge – Two people died and two others were hospitalised due to suspected food poisoning in the northern province of Yen Bai, the provincial People’s Committee reported.

The market of “death” in Saigon

 VietNamNet Bridge - Kim Bien Market in District 5, HCM City is called the “market of death” because it sells all kinds of toxic chemicals.

Vietnamese shoppers swear by food test kits

 For more than two months now, Hanoian housewife Nguyen Thanh Thuy says a Russian-made food test kit has been an inseparable companion on shopping trips to local markets and supermarkets.

Players suffer food poisoning at SEA Games

 VietNamNet Bridge – Several cyclists and archers from Viet Nam, Singapore and Malaysia suffered food poisoning on June 11 at the ongoing Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.

Food safety still big problem at factories in VN

 VietNamNet Bridge – Health experts believe that food safety is still a major problem in big cities and provinces, especially at factory canteens at industrial parks in HCM City and Binh Duong.

Social News 16/10

 Search for Vietnamese sailors called off; 350 workers suffer food poisoning; Ha Noi police arrest woman for transporting heroin; Authorities work with China to tackle illegal drug trade; Foreigner hospitalized after traffic accident in HCMC

Social News 9/10

 Over 100 food poisoning workers hospitalised; First onboard safety drill at Ha Long Bay; Hanoi’s external information channel launched; Pharma firm loses right to supply drugs; Health Ministry uses standby fund for Ebola prevention

Gia Lai: 114 people hospitalised due to food poisoning

 At least 114 J’rai ethnic people in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai on September 16 were hospitalised after eating food served during a memorial service.

Food poisoning alert in flood season

The Food Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health July 24 ordered its sub-departments to implement actions to ensure food safety before, in and after the flood during the rainy season.

Food poisoning fatalities on the increase

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health's Viet Nam Food Administration has announced that 24 people have died from food poisoning nationwide so far this year.

Chinese citizen supports Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa

Xisha islands - Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago – should belong to Vietnam as both mainland China and Taiwan have never actually controlled this territory, said Chinese citizen Zhang Pei Qiang.

Social News Headlines 23/4

 Family of Vietnamese in ferry tragedy arrives in RoK; Students hospitalised due to food poisoning; 61 detained fishermen to return home from Indonesia; Ageing population poses challenges to Vietnam

Hanoi health inspectors target vendors, canteens

 VietNamNet Bridge – Street vendors near schools and school canteens will see more food safety and hygiene inspections following an order by the Ha Noi Health Department.

Social News Headlines 3/4

 US naval ships to visit Danang next week; Vietnamese woman found hanged in Moscow; Health Minister explains cause of sector’s deficiency; No new bird flu outbreaks detected; Hue reports first A-H1N1 case

44 workers hospitalized due to hunger

 VietNamNet Bridge – The authorities have identified that 44 workers in Hau Giang province, were hospitalized on March 1 not because of food poisoning but hunger, leading to hypoglycemia and calcium reduction.

Social Headlines December 28

 Russian lecture educates Vietnam’s nuclear students; Baby with congenital heart disease saved; Nearly 200 kids hospitalised for suspected poisoning; Increase in farmers annual income in last few years: Minister

Hundreds of workers admitted to hospital at night

 VietNamNet Bridge – At night, hundreds of workers of a helmet factory in the southern province of Binh Duong were brought to hospitals for food poisoning.

400 students hospitalized for suspected food poisoning in India

 More than 400 students of a Mumbai school were hospitalized Monday with symptoms of food poisoning after eating a cake served in mid-day meal,

School meals under inspection after spate of food poisoning

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Health Ministry has told provinces and cities to check food safety and hygiene at schools to prevent food poisoning.