From now until 15-2-2013, Quang Ninh province in particular and the local northern border in general to increase the percentage of control chickens smuggled in border areas to 70%, transport on the way to control control was 80% and in consumption in the domestic markets in the 90%. Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan said so at a meeting with the provincial People's Committee of Quang Ninh on implementing drastic measures to prevent the chickens smuggled into Vietnam.
9-12, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan and Government delegation had a meeting with the People's Committee of Quang Ninh Province on measures tackling chicken smuggled into the country.
At the meeting, the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Ministry of Health has confirmed the chicken waste is a major cause of bird flu in Vietnam. The test results, verification of chickens smuggled disposal showed that antibiotic residues in the samples exceeded the permitted level. Thus, in the long run if the immediate benefit people still use chicken waste, health is adversely affected. So, if not stopped in time this type of chicken to spill into our country will bring unpredictable consequences. At the meeting, the Secretary of the Province of Quang Ninh Pham Minh Chinh said: Will be responsible to the Government for sanction all those who specialize in smuggling chickens in the area of Mong Cai, and proposed that the government allow Quang Ninh apply a number of private sanctions, more flexibility in the field of cross-border smuggling of poultry.
Speaking at the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan said that, to ensure the safety of people, especially in terms of food safety is the responsibility of the Government. Deputy Prime Minister agreed with the recommendations of Quang Ninh, while allowing researchers to pilot the use of new legislation to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of sanctions towards ensuring best deterrent for transportation of smuggled goods, including illegally imported poultry. Deputy Prime Minister of targets, from now until 15-2-2013 to increase the percentage of control chickens smuggled in border areas to 70%, transport on the way to control 80% and control during the development phase sold in the domestic markets in the 90%.