Vietnamese City Attracts Canadian Aid for Safer Pork Products

Canada will help the Vietnamese city of Ho Chi Minh develop and monitor higher safety standards for pork products sold in its markets, Voice of Vietnam reports. The Canadian International Development Agency awarded the city’s agriculture and rural development department some USD17 million for a food and agricultural quality control project that will run until December 2013.

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