Posts Tagged Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)

DA to subsidize hog shipments to Metro Manila

Marje Pelayo   •   February 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — One of the interventions that the Department of Agriculture (DA) is planning on carrying out to minimize the cost of transporting hogs to Metro Manila is to...

12 areas positive for red tide toxin, BFAR warns

Robie de Guzman   •   December 23, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on Wednesday issued a red tide warning after shellfishes collected in 12 areas in the country were found positive...

BFAR warns shellfish poisoning in 21 coastal areas in the country

Marje Pelayo   •   December 16, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on Tuesday (December 15) announced that shellfishes collected from 21 areas were found positive for paralytic shellfish poison that...

BFAR warns of shellfish poisoning in coastal waters of Leyte, Samar

Marje Pelayo   •   December 4, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) warns against consumption of shellfish from coastal waters of Leyte and Samar. Based on the results of tests conducted...

BFAR warns of shellfish, red tide poisoning in coastal waters across PH

Marje Pelayo   •   November 13, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) warned against consumption of shellfish from coastal waters in several parts of the country due to contamination. Based on...

BFAR declares shellfish ban in 18 areas

Marje Pelayo   •   November 20, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has announced a shellfish ban in 18 areas due to red tide contamination. Based on the latest laboratory tests...

BFAR to investigate soaring prices of fish in markets

Marje Pelayo   •   November 14, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) wants to know why the prices of selected fish varieties in local markets are high as compared to...

BFAR suspects manipulation in price of round scad

Marje Pelayo   •   October 9, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines – Milkfish sells at P180/kg in Mega Q-Mart in Quezon City. According to most fish vendors, the price of milkfish was only P140/kg some weeks ago. Fish...

Crackdown on illegal fishing reduces fish production in E. Visayas

Marje Pelayo   •   September 19, 2018

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines – Fish production in Eastern Visayas hit a significant drop in recent months following the region’s crackdown on illegal fishing. Region 8 Director Juan Albaladejo to the...

Fish vendors complain of low sales as entry of imported galunggong looms

Marje Pelayo   •   August 31, 2018

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Fish vendors are having a hard time selling fish after reports of formalin-treated galunggong circulated in markets. Fish vendor like Ana Gacer said she is...

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