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,…

Pork producers seek uniform guidelines on transport of essential goods such as pork products

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There’s a need for uniform interpretation of guidelines for delivery vehicles transporting essential commodities at border checkpoints. Rolando Tambago, president of Virginia Farms Inc. and of the Central Visayas Pork Producers Cooperative (CeVIPPCO),…

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…

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…

Cebu province imposes total ban vs hogs, pork products from Luzon

Rosalie Abatayo 09/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has ordered a “total ban” on pork and pork products coming from Luzon. Garcia made the announcement during her press conference this morning, September 18. The governor said that…

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