Agriculture dep’t sets price caps for pork effective April 9

Agriculture dep’t sets price caps for pork effective April 9

The Department of Agriculture (DA) released on Thursday, April 8 the implementing guidelines of the suggested retail prices (SRP) for pork.This was after the DA, together with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), set the SRP of pork kasim (shoulder) at P270 per...
2 more areas in Eastern Visayas post African Swine Fever cases

2 more areas in Eastern Visayas post African Swine Fever cases

The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Eastern Visayas reported new cases of the African Swine Fever (ASF) in two more towns in the region. Officials of both La Paz and Javier towns in Leyte were instructed by regional agriculture officials to set up checkpoints and...
1.2K hogs killed in CamSur amidst ASF

1.2K hogs killed in CamSur amidst ASF

Hogs culled and immediately buried to prevent the spread of the African Swine Fever. (File photo) The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Bicol Region culled 1,245 hogs after some pigs in the towns of Calabanga and Bombon in Camarines Sur tested positive for the African...
221 kilos of pork meat seized in Zamboanga region

221 kilos of pork meat seized in Zamboanga region

221 kilograms of pork meat and pork products shipped without the required veterinary certificate has been seized in various locations in the Zamboanga peninsula by the Veterinary Quarantine Service of the Bureau of Animal Industry-9 (BAI-9). The BAI has implemented a...
Cebu bans pork from Mindanao

Cebu bans pork from Mindanao

Cebu province and its capital city have started implementing a temporary ban on hogs, pork and pork products from Mindanao to safeguard the island against the spread of the African swine fever (ASF), which has already affected the Davao region. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn...