Two businesses caught violating food safety regulations

Bean sprout

Two businesses in Tan Phu District of Ho Chi Minh City were caught violating food safety regulations while processing bean sprouts, by the Health Watchdog on May 7.

Two units in Do Thua Luong Street in Tan Phu District were caught using chemicals without authentic certificates of origin to stimulate the growth of the vegetables and make them look better while processing bean sprouts.

At the unit on 35/47 Do Thua Luong Street, food safety supervisors discovered more than 50 kilograms of bean sprouts and two unmarked chemicals; while at the other unit, 100 kilograms of bean sprouts and 25 kilograms of power chemicals and 4 kilograms of a liquid chemical were discovered. Both units also had no business licenses.

By Tuong Lam - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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