MINISTRY OF HEALTH
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THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence– Freedom – Happiness
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No.: 11/2006/QD-BYT
Hanoi, March 09, 2006 
 
DECISION
ON ISSUING "REGULATION ON ISSUANCE OF QUALIFICATION CERTIFICATES OF HYGIENE AND FOOD SAFETY FOR ESTABLISHMENTS OF PRODUCTION, TRADE OF FOOD OF HIGH-RISK”
 
MINISTER OF HEALTH
Pursuant to Decree No.49/2003/ND-CP of May 15, 2003 of the Government regulating functions, duties, powers and organizational structure of Ministry of Health;
Pursuant to the Ordinance on Hygiene and Food Safety No.12/2003/PL-UBTVQH11 on July 26, 2003;
Pursuant to Decree No.163/2004/ND-CP dated September 07, 2004 of the Government detailing the implementation of some Articles of the Ordinance on Hygiene and Food Safety;
At the proposal of the Director of Vietnam Food Administration - Health Ministry
DECIDES:
Article 1. To issue together with this Decision the "Regulation on issuance of qualification certificates of hygiene and food safety for establishments of production, trade of food of high-risk"
Article 2. This Decision takes effect 15 days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
Article 3. Mr.(Ms.): Chief Office, Chief Inspector, Director of Legal Affairs, Director of Vietnam Food Administration and heads of concerned units under the Ministry of Health, Directors of the Health Departments of provinces and cities under central authority shall implement this Decision./.
 
 
FOR MINISTER
DEPUTY MINISTER



Trinh Quan Huan
 
REGULATION
ON ISSUANCE OF QUALIFICATION CERTIFICATES OF HYGIENE AND FOOD SAFETY FOR ESTABLISHMENTS OF PRODUCTION, TRADE OF FOOD OF HIGH-RISK
(Issued together with Resolution No.: 11/2006/QD-BYT dated March 09, 2006 of Minister of Health)
Chapter 1:
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Scope of governing
This Regulation provides for records, procedures and competence for issuance of qualification certificates of hygiene and food safety (hereinafter referred to as certificates) for establishments of production, trade of food of high-risk(hereafter referred to as establishments).
Article 2. Subjects of application
1. This Regulation applies to individuals, organizations, and households producing and trading high-risk foods in Vietnam.
2. High-risk foods include 10 groups as follows:
a) Meat and meat products;
b) Milk and milk products;
c) Eggs and products processed from eggs;
d) Aqua products in fresh and processed;
đ) The ice cream, ice, natural mineral water;
e) Functional foods, food fortifying micronutrients, supplementary food, food additives;
g) Food, beverages prepared for immediately eating;
h) Frozen Foods;
i) Soya milk and products made from soybeans;
k) The vegetables, fresh fruit for immediately eating.