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Russian inspectors say Vietnam seafood safety improving

VIET NAM - A Russian food inspection delegation is generally satisfied with the improvement in safety standards at 20 aquaculture breeding and processing facilities in southern Vietnam.

Inspectors from the Federal Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Service (VPSS) have wrapped up their 10-day inspection of a catfish breeding area in Ben Tre province and 19 processing facilities in the Mekong Delta.

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors said the VPSS mission had appraised Vietnamese farmers’ recording and monitoring of the breeding process and treatment of breeding ponds.

The inspectors appreciated the Vietnamese firms’ efforts to rectify technical problems pointed out by an earlier VPSS team in March.

THANHNIEN NEWS.com

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