Posts Tagged Department of Agriculture

Pork goods from Laos banned due to African Swine Fever

Marje Pelayo   •   July 3, 2019

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

Marje Pelayo   •   June 28, 2019

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

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 28, 2019

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

Marje Pelayo   •   June 14, 2019

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

Marje Pelayo   •   June 10, 2019

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

Marje Pelayo   •   June 5, 2019

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

Robie de Guzman   •   May 30, 2019

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

Marje Pelayo   •   May 28, 2019

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

Marje Pelayo   •   May 27, 2019

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

Marje Pelayo   •   May 20, 2019

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...

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