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* 2013/05/17: Red tide remains in Zambo, Misamis waters: BFAR warns that shellfish and alamang are not safe for human consumption.

* 2012/10/12: Agricultural food safety forum held - The Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Product Standards (DA-BAFPS) held the “Farmer-Consolidators-Supermarket Forum: Ensuring Food Safety Along the Supply Chain” focusing on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on Oct. 10, 2012.

* 2012/10/11:  LGU rules out 'sabotage' in food poisoning in Makilala - Local government officials deny that the food poisoning outbreak during the Sinabadan Festival was intentional in order to spoil the festivities and embarrass the town mayor.

* 2012/10/10:  Food poisoning downs 100 fun run participants in Cotobato - Participants in a fun run activity during the 2nd Sinabadan Festival were struck with food poisoning possible from a chicken dish that was distributed during the activity.

* 2012/10/03:  DA-10 Conducts agricultural food safety forum - Bringing together players along the food supply chain, the Department of Agriculture (DA)-Region 10 is initiating today, the conduct of a “Farmers-Consolidators-Supermarket Forum: Ensuring Food Safety along the Supply Chain”

* 2012/09/26:  House approves Food Safety Act of 2012 - The House of Representatives has approved on third reading a bill strengthening the food safety regulatory system in the country to protect consumer health and facilitate market access of local foods and food products.


* 2012/03/17:  Center for environmental protection and sustainable development works on criteria for food services

* 2012/03/16:  Pesticides residues

* 2012/03/16:  Customs Seizes P23-M Misdeclared Goods

* 2012/03/12:  Local pork unsafe, importers say

* 2012/03/12:  FrieslandCampina invests in Philippines' Alaska Milk

* 2012/03/12:  Friesland Campina makes significant Filipino M&A Move to reach 100 m Customers

* 2012/03/09:  Japan approves P85-M for pesticide analyzer of prime commodity exports to Japan

* 2012/03/06:  Manila acts to resolve trade tiff with US

* 2012/03/06:  Other items pushed in extended rice quota deal

* 2012/02/27:  DA eyes coco sugar for $1B alternative sweetener market

* 2012/01/31:  EU extending P2-B grant for various projects

* 2012/01/31:  Scientists, farmers protest vs manual on GMOs

* 2012/01/30:  Groups set to improve health care

* 2012/01/30:  System to upgrade standards

* 2012/01/29:  Ginebra acquires bottling firm

* 2012/01/27:  Lake Authority raids ham factory

* 2012/01/27:  Laguna Lake penalize McDonald's


* 2012/01/26:  PHL, Italy negotiate debt swap to fund safety, traceability of food exports

* 2012/01/26:  Go slow on street food, experts say after tests show germ traces

* 2012/01/25:  Street food in Davao City, CDO, Laguna and UP Diliman unsafe, study shows

* 2011/11/29: "Dirty" QC meat shops raided

* 2011/11/23:  Contaminated meat seized in QC

* 2011/11/23:  Filthy chicken slaughterhouses in QC raided

* 2011/10/28: Celebrating Food Safety Awareness Week

* 2011/10/28: October is Consumer Welfare month

* 2011/10/19:  Food safety plan

* 2011/10/17: Diseases from unsafe food spreading - WHO

* 2011/10/12: Consumer Welfare month

* 2011/10/11: DOST food safety team get certification

* 2011/10/02: Consumer Welfare Month zeroes in on food sufficiency, safety and affordability


* 2011/09/12: DA allocates P45M for BFAR facilities in Soccsksargen

* 2011/09/11: 250 kg of double dead (illegally slaughtered) meat seized in Divisora

* 2011/09/06: 250 kilos of botcha (illegally slaughtered meat) seized in Manila

* 2011/09/05: 400 kilos of botcha (illegally slaughtered meat) seized in Tondo

* 2011/09/03: PHL eyes China, Vietnam as chicken markets amid new Bird Flu reports

* 2011/09/02: 500 kilos of botcha (illegally slaughtered meat) seized in Divisora


* 2011/08/28:  Food safety act "long overdue"

* 2011/08/25: NBI raids jelly factory using 'magic sugar'

* 2011/08/23: Supermarket chains are killing palengkes - DTI

* 2011/08/12: 300 kilos of botcha (illegally slaughtered meat) seized in Balintawak

* 2011/08/22: Public warned vs water products with false therapeutic claims


Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 May 2013 08:44

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