Posts Tagged ASF

LTFRB reiterates ban on transport of pork, pork products through PUVs

Marje Pelayo   •   December 2, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) reiterates that all fresh, frozen, and processed pork products and by-products like sausages and are prohibited inside all public utility...

ASF disinfection facility in Batangas removed for causing traffic jam

Marje Pelayo   •   November 8, 2019

BATANGAS, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) has put up its first automated road disinfection facility in South Luzon Expressway extension-STAR Tollway bio-security and quarantine checkpoint in Santo Tomas,...

President approves use of remaining contingency fund to aid hog raisers affected by ASF

Maris Federez   •   November 7, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the use of the remaining of the contingency fund of his office to extend assistance to the hog raisers who were affected...

Barangays UP Campus, Sta. Monica in QC test positive for ASF — City Vet

Marje Pelayo   •   November 7, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Two more barangays in Quezon City have reported positive cases of African Swine Fever (ASF). According to a message from city veterinarian Ana Marie Cabel, cases of...

BOC reiterates: Meat, pork imports need clearance before release

Robie de Guzman   •   November 6, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Wednesday reiterated that food imports such as meat and pork products must first be inspected and cleared before its release. The...

DA to heighten quarantine measures against African Swine Fever

Marje Pelayo   •   November 5, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Agriculture Secretary William Dar on Monday (November 4) said the Department of Agriculture (DA) is working with other government agencies in carrying out heightened quarantine procedures against...

Confiscated pork products in Mindoro, Manila Port tested positive of ASF virus

Maris Federez   •   November 4, 2019

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has confirmed that the recently confiscated pork products in Mindoro and at the Manila Port had yielded positive of African Swine Fever. The pork products...

ASF will continue to spread in Asia – OIE

Maris Federez   •   November 4, 2019

The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) believes that African Swine Fever has become a global threat and is feared to continue to spread throughout Asia. The group also believes...

DA intercepts 2 container vans with pork products from China

Marje Pelayo   •   October 28, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture anti-smuggling unit, Compliance and Regulatory Enforcement for Security and Trade (DA-CREST) Office has seized two container vans carrying banned pork and other meat...

Confiscation of meat products found positive of ASF did not follow protocol – DA

Maris Federez   •   October 25, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) called out the Provincial Veterinary Office in Oriental Mindoro for failing to observe protocol in confiscating meat products that were found to...


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