Garganera says rejecting Kawit deal not meant to slow down progress

Rosalie Abatayo 05/16/2018

Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera lashed out at Mayor Tomas Osmeña for accusing opposition councilors of sending away investors when they junked the P18 billion Kawit Island Joint Venture. Garganera said opposition councilors have no intention of…

High-heat cooking, overly done meat could increase blood pressure

AP 05/13/2018

Heating grilled or barbecued meats too often, and cooking those meats too well done, could increase the risk of high blood pressure, according to new research. A study released March 21 compared people who eat open-flame, high-temperature…

‘Sell clean, safe meat products’

Dominic D. Yasay 11/27/2016

National Meat Inspection Service to closely monitor meat vendors Meat dealers and vendors are advised to ensure selling clean and safe meat products this Christmas season. Dr. Alvin Leal, National Meat Inspection Service in Central Visayas (NMIS-7)…

Dining in darkness

Aissa A. Dela Cruz 11/12/2016

OUR eyesight is one of the greatest gifts among the five senses that include hearing, taste, smell and touch. Our eyes receive the light and visual perceptions, which mean the ability to see, interpret or give meaning…

DENR issues warning against eating pawikan meat

Carmel Loise Matus 06/07/2016

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) issued a warning yesterday to those who indulge in the exotic “pawikan larang” or sea turtle stew. Eddie Llamedo, spokesman of DENR-7, said those caught eating…

Customs told: Bury rotten meat stored at CPA compound

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 06/03/2016

“BURY them.” This was the request of Acting Cebu City Mayor Margarita “Margot” Osmeña for the rotten meat inside 14 40-footer cargo containers stored for at least two years at the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) compound. Osmeña…

WHO: ‘Meat is carcinogenic’

Dr. Philip S. Chua 11/01/2015

ON OCT. 29, 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that “the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified the consumption of red meat as probably carcinogenic to humans and processed meat as carcinogenic to humans.“…

Siomai, rice, noodles served for APEC cops

Apple Ta-as 10/11/2015

ONE serving of meat, one serving of rice, pancit noodles and two pieces of siomai dumplings. This selection of food was   served to more than 2,000 police personnel assigned to secure the second round of the Asia-Pacific…

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