The problem with eggs

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 01/24/2023

Eggs are the latest farm commodity to see significant price hikes, at a time when onions continue to be priced at scandalous levels that even exceed meat prices. Sugar prices remain at abnormally high levels, even as…

Pork import ban from Panay extended, Guimaras included

Morexette Marie Erram 12/22/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government has decided to extend the ban on importing pork products, byproducts and live hogs from Panay Island. Dr. Mary Rose Vincoy confirmed to reporters on Thursday, Dec. 22,…

Alcover wants city’s local breeders to take advantage of ASF-situation, pig supply shortage

Wenilyn Sabalo 12/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines– While Cebu island closed its borders from swine and pork products coming from regions and areas with reported African Swine Fever (ASF) cases, a councilor here sees this as an opportunity for local breeders…

Gwen wants to extend ban on pork importation from Panay, Iloilo

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia wants to extend the ban on importing pork products and live hogs from the provinces of Iloilo and Panay over lingering threats of African Swine Fever (ASF).  In a…

Cebu City DVMF: Enough meat supply until December

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An official of the Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) has assured that there is enough meat supply in the city until December 2022. This was given as tighter border…

NMIS-7 to intensify inspection of meat and poultry products

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/18/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The National Meat Inspection Service in Central Visayas (NMIS-7) will be intensifying its inspection of meat and poultry products to ensure these products are always safe for consumption. NMIS-7 will be conducting inspections…

Cebu Province temporarily bans entry of poultry from Iloilo and Panay Islands

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following reports of suspected African Swine Fever (ASF) cases in Iloilo and Panay Island, Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia banned the importation of live hogs, boar semen, pork-related products, and byproducts from these provinces…

Cebu City remains ASF-free, DVMF says

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The highly contagious African Swine Fever (ASF) has not yet been detected in Cebu City, according to the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF). The head of the DVMF, Jessica Maribojoc, said…

DA-7 says there is enough supply of pork meat for holiday season

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) has assured consumers that there would be enough supply of pork meat in Cebu during the holiday season. Wilberto Castillo, Regional Technical Director for Research…

Over 64 kilos of imported meat confiscated in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) has confiscated 64.5 kilos of imported meat from different supermarkets, convenience stores, and foreign stores in the city. DVMF Officer-in-charge, Doctor Jessica Maribojoc,…

Selected farms in Cebu allowed to resume exporting live hogs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has confirmed that the province has resumed exporting live hogs to other provinces and regions albeit in a limited capacity. Garcia, in a press briefer in Dumanjug town in…

Mandaue Vet strengthens ASF monitoring in city’s ports

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/28/2021

MANDAUE CITY,  Philippines — The Mandaue City Veterinary Office continues to strengthen its monitoring in ports among others against the African Swine Fever (ASF) following the first case of ASF in Ormoc City in Leyte last week. …

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