Posts Tagged Food and Drug Administration

FDA verifies 5 vinegar brands containing ‘synthetic acetic acid’

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 4, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has verified five vinegar brands containing synthetic acetic acid after they tested 39 vinegar samples in the market. Based on the released advisory of...

LGUs check stores amid recall of pork products due to African Swine Fever scare

Marje Pelayo   •   May 29, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Some local government units have begun inspecting grocery and retail stores in their areas for available pork and pork-based products amid African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak in...

FDA warns public vs fake beauty products, face masks

Robie de Guzman   •   May 28, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday warned the public against the purchase and use of the counterfeit versions of some local and international beauty products....

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...

FDA, PNRI urged to release list of synthetic vinegar brands

Marje Pelayo   •   May 21, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) has urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to release the list of vinegar brands that are produced, not from natural fermentation...

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...

Stricter standards for vinegar brands—FDA

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 17, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to implement stricter standards for vinegar products sold in the Philippine market. This was after reports that several vinegar products made from...

Sacked FDA chief Puno denies corruption allegations

Robie de Guzman   •   May 17, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director General Nela Charade Puno on Friday (May 17) denied accusations she is involved in graft and corruption. Puno made the...

FDA warns against purchase, consumption of unregistered turmeric, ginger powder

Marje Pelayo   •   March 12, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns the public against consumption of food products that were not registered and were not issued with proper authorization by the...

Duterte orders arrest of makers, sellers of fake drugs

admin   •   March 29, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The manufacture and selling of fake medicines spell economic sabotage and risk to the health of the public. President Rodrigo Duterte has directed the Philippine National Police...


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