Concentrating sale of vegetables in supermarket no solution for Vietnamese food safety problem

By forcing the sale of fresh vegetables to move from street markets to the supermarket the Vietnamese government will not achieve the desired effect. This government policy is based on concerns about food safety and better control of the chain, but consumers have their own reasons for buying products from the market. Sigrid Wertheim-Heck studied these social mechanisms and will be awarded a PhD for this work by Wageningen University on Friday 20 November. —> Read More