Vietnam: FAIRS Country Report

This report provides an update of the food and agricultural laws and regulations currently in force in Vietnam. Updated sections include: Section I-General Food Laws; Section III – Pesticide and Other Contaminants; Section V-Labeling requirements; Section VI.2-Importation of live aquatic animals for consumption; Section VII.1-Facility Registration; Section VII.2.4-Animal Feed; and Section VIII.5-Quality inspection of animal feed. Post has also made minor updates to Section II-Food Additives Regulations; Section VIII.3.1-Quarantine and Food Safety Inspection for Imported Food of Plant Origin and Section VIII.3.2-Quarantine and Food Safety Inspection for Imported Food of Animal Origin. Please note that on November 23, 2017, the Ministry of Health announced its intention to replace Vietnam’s current Decree 38/2012 of the Government guiding the implementation of the Law of Food Safety. Should Vietnam enact a new Decree, Post will issue a new FAIRS Narrative and Export Certificate Report incorporating any regulatory changes. 

Vietnam: FAIRS Country Report