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adminici | 16/03/2021

Mandatory Traceability of products and foods

The Ministry of Health has just issued Circular No. 25/2019 / TT-BYT regulating the traceability of food products under the management of the Ministry of Health. Mandatory traceability applies to any production and business establishments? On August 30, 2019, the Ministry of Health has just issued Circular 25/2019 / TT-BYT regulating the traceability of products and foods under the management of the Ministry of Health. The Circular comes into force from October 16, 2019. So, which production and business establishments are under the management of the Ministry of Health? And to ensure that traceability is performed according to what requirements? 1. Applicable object is required to traceability This Circular applies to organizations and individuals involved in the production and trading of food products. Or have activities related to food safety under the management of the Ministry of Health in Vietnam. And specifically, below are the provisions in Appendix II issued together with the Government's Decree No. 15/2018 / ND-CP dated February 2, 2018, under the management authority of the Ministry of Health. Production and trading related to products, food groups under compulsory traceability. LIST OF FOOD PRODUCTS / GROUPS OF FOOD - GOODS UNDER THE MANAGEMENT OF THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2. Principles of product and food origin traceability In Circular 25/2019 / TT-BYT, the Ministry of Health also gives three specific traceability principles: Traceability of food products according to the principle of "one step up - one step" is the tracking and identification of the pre-production and post-production stages in the establishment; the first production and / or business establishment and the following production and / or business establishment for food products. Food product traceability is performed according to product batches. This may include the traceability of the batch of relevant raw materials used to produce or process the batch of food products. Information used to trace unsafe food products is obtained from the product traceability system established by food product manufacturers and traders and other relevant information. concerned. Accordingly, regarding the traceability, production and business establishments must: 3. Requirements for establishments that manufacture and / or trade in food products Establish a system of traceability data to keep complete information about product batches, origin, product safety, raw materials, production process, processing, storage and distribution. Store and maintain data for a minimum of 12 months from the expiration date of the batch. 24 months from the production date of the product batch, for tools and materials contained. No expiry date is required for the tool or its container. Traceability of products according to regulations and report results of implementation to competent authorities up to 05 working days after self-discovery or receiving warnings from organizations or individuals. or as requested by the competent authority. Analyzing and determining the cause of unsafety for the batch of products to be traced. In case of unsafe products, they must be recalled and disposed of. Apply a traceability data system according to identification code when required by the competent authority.

adminici | 16/03/2021

Seek an origin – QR Code

Traceability with the Qr-Code application is not merely scanning the code to receive basic information of the product, but this solution also helps the user to trace back to the deepest origin of the goods. Only through a few simple steps, consumers or managers can capture information of a product. From the production stage, the origin of raw materials, the personnel in charge, ... of each stage before reaching the buyers' hands. To find out what traceability is ?, and their benefits in today's society. Invite everyone to read through the article below. Traceability - What does QR Code mean? Dùng smarphone để quét mã QR Code Electronic traceability helps users to trace and find out information about the origin and origin of products, trace back from the place of production, stages, certification in processing, transport and preservation, ... through scanning a QR Code (a small square-sized matrix barcode) with a smartphone. Currently on the market, there are many applications of QR Code, in which information retrieval is one of the The application brings many great benefits to the market and society. However, not all products with QR Code codes also become products with access information, many products have QR Code codes to contain basic information such as: Product name, logo, price, ... is not true traceability. Traceability must ensure important information Product name, price information, volume, quantity, date of manufacture, expiry date. Production diary: Includes standards, certifications (VietGAP, GlobalGAP, ..), methods used to produce, detailed to each time, work and personnel assigned. Shipping and sales log: Locate the product's location, time, and owner in real time. In addition, there are many other information that can be updated through traceability that businesses as well as consumers have not fully utilized such as advertising, brand promotion, recall, electronic warranty. , online feedback, ... It can be seen that the smart traceability solution is a comprehensive system that helps the market become more transparent about information, helps consumers to be more intelligent when choosing products and helps managers. easy to capture the market. Benefits of traceability QR Code In fact, traceability brings many benefits "seller convenience, convenience of buyer"