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DA orders crackdown on expired imported meat

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The Department of Agriculture is coordinating with local government units to crack down on imported meat that are being sold beyond the recommended date of consumption.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Farmers, traders hit BOC pork scam

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The pork scam appears to have reached the Bureau of Customs.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Public told: Take the fish you need, let go of the rest

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The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has warned of a possible shortage of fish products, if the catching of fish uncaged during the onslaught of typhoon “Glenda” (Rammasun) is left uncontrolled.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Agri groups go to SC over modified eggplants

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Activists in hazmat (hazardous material) suits from the environmentalist group Greenpeace uproot genetically engineered Bt eggplant, locally known as ‘‘talong,” from a field trial site in Bay Laguna province, in this 2011 photo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Producers, traders and consumers of organic food will file Friday in the Supreme Court a petition to intervene in opposition to government-backed field trials of genetically modified eggplants.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bureau of Plant Industry chief relieved over garlic price hike fiasco

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Bureau of Plant Industry chief Clarito Barron has been transferred to a different office in the Department of Agriculture after agri-business groups called for his resignation over the spike in garlic prices.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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