Mobile markets to roam around Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has launched the mobile markets to provide for the needs of its constituents who cannot go out amidst the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).…

15 mobile markets to roam around Cebu City during ECQ

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents living far from public markets or supermarkets need not worry when the city goes under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) tomorrow noon. There will 15 mobile markets soon to be deployed…

Some LGUs in Cebu lack veterinarians to help monitor ASF

Rosalie Abatayo 09/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The lack of veterinarians in local government units (LGUs) is among the challenges met by local task forces in Cebu who are monitoring the African Swine Fever (ASF). In an interview on Monday,…

China suspends Canadian meat imports amid Huawei dispute

06/26/2019

TORONTO – China is suspending all meat imports from Canada amid their dispute over the Canadian detention of a top executive at the Chinese tech company Huawei. The Chinese Embassy in Ottawa said in a statement on…

Cebu City DVMF to private slaughterhouses: Comply with standards

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) reminded the owners of private slaughterhouses to comply with the health and environmental standards for their establishments. The DVMF along with the National…

Pampi assures local meat products safe; FDA told: Be specific on recall orders

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Association of Meat Processors Inc. (PAMPI) assured the consumers that locally-produced processed meat are safe from consumption and does not contain meat from African Swine Fever (ASF) infected countries. In a…

Utlang: Meat from slaughtered pigs suffering from heat stroke safe to eat

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Meat from pigs suffering from heat stroke are safe to eat. Dr. Alice Utlang, Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) head, gave this assurance as she warned of the the effect of…

Culinary arts grad bets on resto with a view and smoked meat

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/23/2018

There are days when you just want to drive to the woods, enjoy a bottle of beer and just feel the night breeze. This is the picture that comes to the mind of 27-year old Monalisa Padayhag…

Crackdown on illegal wildlife meat traders intensified

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/12/2018

THE crackdown on wildlife meat traders will be relentless especially with the recent apprehension of at least 60 kilograms of green sea turtle meat in Barangay Pasil, Cebu City. Atty. Habeas Corpuz, National Bureau of Investigation Environmental…

Indonesia to ban dog meat consumption

Asia News Network/Inquirer.net 08/08/2018

JAKARTA — The Indonesian government has agreed to issue a regulation banning the trade in dog meat amid concerns over the spread of rabies and animal abuse following a series of campaigns against the consumption of dog…

Gov’t eyes lower tariffs on meat, fish imports to address inflation

Inquirer.net 08/05/2018

SPEAKER Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and the Duterte administration’s economic managers tackled the possible lowering of tariffs on meat and fish imports in a meeting to discuss measures to mitigate the impact of soaring inflation. “To cushion the impact…

Killing dogs for meat ‘illegal’

AFP 06/21/2018

A South Korean court has ruled the killing of dogs for meat is illegal, in a landmark decision that animal rights activists said Thursday could pave the way to outlawing eating canines. The meat has long been…

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