Responsibilities of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development are specified in:
– Clauses 2 and 3, Article 63 of the Law on Food Safety No. 55/2010 / QH13 dated June 17, 2010 of the XIIth National Assembly, as follows:
Manage food safety for primary production of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and salt.
Food safety management throughout the process of production, collection, slaughter, preliminary processing, processing, storage, transportation, export, import, and trading for the team meat and meat products, seafood and seafood products, vegetables, tubers, fruits and vegetable products, tubers, fruits, eggs and egg products, raw milk, honey and products thereof. honey, genetically modified food salt and other agricultural and food products according to the Government’s regulations. ”;
– Clause 2 and 3 Article 21 of Decree No. 38/2012 / ND-CP dated April 25, 2012 of the Government as follows:
Food safety management for primary production of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and salt includes: cultivation, husbandry, collection, fishing, and exploitation of agricultural, forestry and aquatic products; salt production.
Manage food safety throughout the process of producing, collecting, slaughtering, preliminary processing, processing, preserving, transporting, exporting, importing, and trading in cereals; meat and meat products;
aquatic products and aquatic products; vegetables, tubers, fruits and vegetable products, tubers and fruits; eggs and egg products; raw fresh milk; honey and honey products; genetically modified food