Presyo Merkado: Current prices of food in Metro Cebu markets

Emmariel Ares 04/12/2024

Presyo Merkado is a daily guide to the prices of goods in different markets around Metro Cebu. Stay updated by checking our site and social media platforms every morning. (UPDATED) CEBU CITY, Philippines — According to vendors…

Presyo Merkado: Prices of goods at the Mandaue Public Market as of Sept. 1

Emmariel Ares 09/01/2023

A trip to your local market is made hassle-free with this daily Presyo Merkado -price check of products and goods sold at the market. So before you lay out your meal plans, you might want to check…

‘Extreme’ Indonesian market ends dog, cat meat trade

Agence France Presse 07/22/2023

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A notorious Indonesian animal market has ended the sale of dog and cat meat after years of activist pressure to stop the trade and its brutal methods of slaughter, according to campaigners. Canine and…

Swine industry shows early signs of recovery from ASF

Jordeene B. Lagare 06/23/2023

MANILA  -The Department of Agriculture (DA) is projecting local pork output to surge, noting the strides made by the swine industry despite the lingering effects of the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak. In an interview, Agriculture Undersecretary…

Mandaue market exec: City to declog drainage, to solve water pooling woes in meat, fish sections

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/31/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Public Market is scheduled to declog its drainage to solve the pooling of water problem at the market’s fish and meat section. Engineer Lope Supo Jr., market’s maintenance head, said…

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…

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…

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…

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