Red tide still detected in parts of Bohol, Leyte, other areas in Visayas, Mindanao

Zacarian Sarao 11/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said red tide toxins remain detected in shellfish harvested in some areas of Bohol, Leyte, and a few other provinces in Visayas and Mindanao, warning against…

BFAR-7 warns red tide toxins in Tambobo and Bais bays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) is warning against of consuming gleaning shellfish or “kinhason” from Tambobo Bay and Bais Bay in Negros Oriental following the detection of…

Red tide warning raised in Bohol’s Tagbilaran City, Dauis town

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/14/2019

CEBU CITY—The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7)  raised the red tide warning in Dauis town and Tagbilaran City in Bohol province. BFAR-7, in a statement sent to the media on Wednesday, August…

Piloton to Coastal Community Residents: Observe proper waste disposal to prevent red tide

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Take care of your own wastes. This was the advise of Alfeo Piloton, Central Visayas director of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), to refrain from polluting the seas. Piloton said that…

BFAR-7 bans shellfish products from Siaton, NegOr

Nestle L. Semilla 10/08/2017

RED TIDE ALERT The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) temporarily prohibits the sale, delivery and consumption of shellfish products from the town of Siaton in Negros Oriental due to red tide. According…

BFAR-7 to public: Avoid eating shellfish for now

Edison Delos Angeles 12/27/2016

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) has urged the public to refrain from eating shellfish until such time that they can lift the red tide warning in the Dauis, Bohol Province. Alma…

BFAR cautions public on shellfish

Carmel Loise Matus 08/30/2016

CEBU residents were cautioned on buying and eating shellfish in light of the red tide experienced in Samar province. Alma Saavedra, information officer of the regional Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR-7), said consumers should ask…

Red tide prompts ban on shellfish in Bohol

Eileen G. Mangubat 06/26/2015

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has issued a red tide alert in Dauis, Bohol, banning the gathering and eating of shellfish in the affected area. The public are also advised to remove the gills…

Shellfish poisoning downs 11 in Bohol

Melissa Q. Cabahug 06/25/2015

ABOUT 11 people have fallen ill after eating shellfish contaminated by red tide from the waters off barangays Totolan and Songculan, Dauis town and barangays Poblacion and Bool in Tagbilaran City, Bohol province since Friday last week.…

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