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Official letter No. 2613/BVTV-ATTPMT dated August 16th, 2022 of the Plant Protection Department regarding food safety inspection with regard to imported foods derived from plants
Posted: 5/9/2022 8:34:20 AM | Latest updated: 7/9/2022 2:09:28 PM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 5530 | Vietlaw: 576
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The Plant Protection Department notes that according to clause 1 Article 14 of Decree No. 15/2018/ND-CPstatus2 , prepackaged plant products (used as foods) shall be excluded from the requirement of registration on the List of countries that export the products to Vietnam.

Accordingly, prepackaged plant products (used as foods) may be imported from any country without having to belong to the registered countries.

However, prepackaged plant products are only eligible for self-declaration of food safety according to clause 1 Article 4 of Decree No. 15/2018/ND-CPstatus2 when they are processed products.

Ms Phuong Thao (VietlawOnline.com)
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