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Heard on Inquirer Radio 990AM: Bureau of Animal Industry OIC on safe meat

Extreme heat causes significant stress and even death in livestock. Protect yourself and avoid eating ‘double-dead’ meat (taken from animals that have died of disease).—Rubina Cresencio, officer-in-charge of the Bureau of Animal Industry

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

China halts imports of New Zealand meat


Hundreds of tons of frozen mutton, lamb and beef from New Zealand have been stranded on Chinese docks after China halted imports from the country due to a certification dispute.

Posted: May 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Groups see no meat price hikes in DA order


Prices of pork and poultry will not go up in spite of a new Department of Agriculture (DA) order that seeks to curb the smuggling of meat by fly-by-night operators, two associations of local meat producers said on Saturday.

Posted: May 4th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Rise in meat prices seen


Brace for higher meat prices, thanks to the limits on meat importation imposed by the Department of Agriculture (DA), an industry group has warned.

Posted: April 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

2 in illegal dog trade held by cops


Police on Friday arrested two persons allegedly involved in the illegal dog meat trade, which has remained rampant in northern Luzon provinces.

Posted: April 27th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Study finds donkey meat in South African burgers

Animal carcasses hang from hooks at the Doly-Com abattoir, one of the two units checked by Romanian authorities in a growing scandal over horsemeat mislabeled as beef in processed foods, in the village of Roma, northern Romania, on Feb. 12, 2013. Unlike Europeans, South Africans do not unwittingly eat horse in their beef burgers and sausages, but they do eat donkey, water buffalo and goat according to a study by the Stellenbosch University.  AP PHOTO/VADIM GHIRDA

Unlike Europeans, South Africans do not unwittingly eat horse in their beef burgers and sausages, but they do eat donkey, water buffalo and goat according to a study by the Stellenbosch University.

Posted: February 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

PH hog raisers welcome DA move vs US meat shipment

Hogs and poultry raisers on Saturday welcomed the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) move to put restrictions on imported meat products for American troops’ use in the Philippines.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Filipinos urged to eat more fruits, veggies, lessen meat intake

Senator Gregorio Honasan. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Lawmakers are concerned that Filipinos are eating more meat and chicken and less fruits and vegetables based on a government study covering 30 years.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Malabon cracks down on ‘botcha’


Just less than two weeks before families sit down to noche buena or the Christmas Eve feast, the Malabon government has tightened its watch against botcha or “hot” meat to prevent it from being sold in the city.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Meat, poultry prices stable in Manila market


Despite the rising cost of meat and poultry as Christmas approaches, Paco Public Market has kept its prices stable, according to a report on Radyo INQUIRER 990AM Wednesday.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Vegetarians push ‘meatless Mondays’


On October 1, expect lunch around the world to be a gastronomical Earth Hour.

Posted: September 18th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Progress seen in fight vs smuggling of meat in PH

Hog growers welcomed the Bureau of Customs’ move suspending the accreditation of two meat importers, who were found to have violated the government’s requirements on cold storage and warehouse facilities for their commodities.

Posted: August 30th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Higher taxes on offal seen good weapon vs smuggling

Local hog and poultry industry leaders have asked Congress to tighten government controls over the importation of offal (innards and low-grade meat parts) by imposing a 35-percent tariff on these products to curb meat smuggling.

Posted: August 15th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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