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Pork goods from Laos banned due to African Swine Fever

Posted on Wednesday, 3 July 2019 05:12 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) added Laos to its list of countries where purchase and entry of pork goods to the Philippines are prohibited due to African...

Piñol has instituted a ‘roadmap’ for DA – Usec. Cayanan

Posted on Friday, 28 June 2019 06:31 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Secretary Manny Piñol continues to perform as head of the Department of Agriculture (DA) following his submission of his courtesy resignation to President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday...

Go confirms Piñol has filed courtesy resignation

Posted on Friday, 28 June 2019 11:38 AM | No Comments
Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Manny Piñol has filed his courtesy resignation, according to Senator Christopher ‘Bong’ Go on Thursday (June 28). Based on the letter submitted by Piñol, he...

Canned pork seized from OFW positive for African Swine Fever virus

Posted on Friday, 14 June 2019 03:33 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Department of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol confirmed on Friday (June 12) that the canned pork products confiscated last March 25 at the Clark International Airport have tested...

Increase in production, oversupply of mangoes due to El Niño – DA

Posted on Monday, 10 June 2019 07:15 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Mango growers across the country were compelled to bring and sell their yield in Metro Manila trading centers. According to the Department of Agriculture (DA), there is...

DA beefs up security against entry of imported agri products

Posted on Wednesday, 5 June 2019 08:57 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) has heightened its border security against entry of imported agricultural products especially pork due to the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF)...

Davao City opens first farmers trading post

Posted on Thursday, 30 May 2019 02:09 PM | No Comments
A food terminal project seeking to serve small-scale farmers was finally opened in Toril, Davao City on Tuesday. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, who graced the grand opening of the...

FDA orders recall of pork products from African Swine Fever-affected countries

Posted on Tuesday, 28 May 2019 05:48 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered a market recall of all pork-based products that are manufactured from countries affected by the deadly pig virus African...

Ban on pork, pork-based products from ASF-infected countries still in effect – DA

Posted on Monday, 27 May 2019 11:48 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) reiterated that the ban on entry of pork and pork-based products into the Philippines remain in effect especially from countries affected by...

DA wants ‘fake’ vinegar removed from market

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 07:20 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) wants the removal of fake vinegar from local markets. This after the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) revealed the result of their...