Harsh penalties on wrong information of traditional fish sauce

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday ordered the Ministry of Information and Communications to issue punishment on media organizations that published unbelievable information of traditional fish sauce, causing negative affects on business and society.

The PM also urged the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to increase control on trading and business of fish sauce, especially materials and production process. Additionally, the Ministry of Public Security was asked to announce its investigation results of fish sauce quality survey released by the Vietnam Standards and Consumers Association (Vinastas) last month.

By Lam Nguyen – translated by Anh Quan

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