Posts Tagged African Swine Fever (ASF)

MinDA requests DILG, PNP support in enforcing ASF quarantine measures

Marje Pelayo   •   October 1, 2019

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) has sought the assistance of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) in...

Meat processors appeal against processed meat ban amid ASF scare

UNTV News   •   September 20, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Association of Meat Processors Inc. (PAMPI) has called on local governments not to ban their products especially the holiday favorite ham. The group fears possible...

Consumers advised to look for NMIS seal before buying pork meat

UNTV News   •   September 12, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) advises consumers to make sure that the pork meat they are buying has passed the agency’s safety inspection. This goes with...

PH bans Vietnam pork imports after reports of African Swine Fever

admin   •   February 19, 2019

The Philippine government has ordered a temporary ban on pork products coming from Vietnam amid reports that traces of African Swine Fever (ASF) were discovered in some products from that...

NAIA Customs intensifies drive vs. African Swine Fever; seizes 1,151kg meat

admin   •   January 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized a total of 1,151 kgs of pork meat without health clearances at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) since the...

NMIS: PH remains free of African Swine Fever

admin   •   January 9, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) made the rounds of public markets in Metro Manila on Wednesday (January 9). Specifically, the team visited Pasig City Mega Market...

Traders eye options for pork importation amid African Swine Fever scare

Marje Pelayo   •   January 4, 2019

    MANILA, Philippines — The Meat Importers and Traders Association is confident of having alternative countries to import pork from amid the ongoing outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF). However,...

Filipinos urged to buy local pork products amid fears of African Swine Fever

Marje Pelayo   •   January 4, 2019

  MANILA, Philippines – Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol appeals to the public to patronize local pork and pork-based products amid the dangers of African Swine Fever (ASF) that is currently...


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