Cebu City bans pork from Region 8

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is now banning pork and pork-related products from Eastern Visayas following reports of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the area. Mayor Edgardo Labella has announced the ban on February 2, 2021,…

Cebu still has enough pork supply for next three months–CeViPPCo

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/04/2020

CEBU CITY—Cebu still has enough supply of pork for the next three months amid concerns over the African swine flu (ASF), said Rolando Tambago, president of the Central Visayas Pork Producers Cooperative ( CeViPPCo). While they are…

S. Leyte Gov’t orders ban of pork, pork products from Luzon, Mindanao

Jani Arnaiz 02/04/2020

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte –Hogs and meat products from Luzon and Mindanao will already be barred entry into Southern Leyte province starting on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. The ban was ordered in an Executive Order which Governor…

Gwen signs order to ban pork, pork related products from Davao Region

Rosalie Abatayo 02/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pork and pork related products from the Davao Region (Region 11) in Mindanao shall no longer be allowed to enter Cebu effective today, February 3, 2020. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia signed Executive Order no.…

Dar lauds Cebu, Bohol for banning pork products from ASF areas 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY–Agriculture Secretary William Dar on Tuesday said the quarantine measures put in place by the local governments in Cebu, Bohol, and Mimaropa should continue. The measures would ensure that the hog industry in these areas would…

Pork broth cubes from Luzon covered in ASF ban

Rosalie Abatayo 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Even pork broth cubes  from Luzon and Eastern Visayas cannot enter Cebu. This was the reminder of Provincial Veterinarian and African Swine Fever (ASF) Task Force chief Dr. Mary Rose Vincoy following the…

After hospitalization, former mayor Tomas Osmeña cooks pork cocido

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 11/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Looks like former mayor Tomas Osmeña is back on his feet after being admitted to a private hospital last October 30. READ: Margot: Tommy has UTI, but he is fine Osmeña, who is known to…

NMIS, DA in Central Visayas stand by Cebu’s hog, pork products ban

Norman V. Mendoza 10/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) and the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas were firm on their stand to uphold the ban of the entry to the region, especially to Cebu, of…

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