900 ASF-infected hogs culled in Bulacan town

900 ASF-infected hogs culled in Bulacan town

Carcasses of culled hogs about to be buried (PNA photo) Some 900 hogs found to be infected with the African swine fever (ASF) were culled in a Norzagaray farm in Bulacan. The carcasses were immediately buried in the farm’s property owned by Edwin Ong of the Eco Agri...
Aklan is still ASF-free

Aklan is still ASF-free

The province of Aklan is still free from the deadly African swine fever (ASF), according to provincial veterinary quarantine officer Dr. Christine Lyn Melgarejo. The province has been consistent in implementing its strict biosecurity measures to control the influx of...
‘Hot meat’ confiscated at Dumaguete City port

‘Hot meat’ confiscated at Dumaguete City port

Confiscated ‘hot meats’ seized by quarantine officials from a fast craft passenger (Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Animal Industry-Negros Oriental) Raw meat and processed from a fast craft passenger were intercepted and confiscated by quarantine...
NegOcc remains firm on pork ban amidst DILG’s order

NegOcc remains firm on pork ban amidst DILG’s order

The provincial government of Negros Occidental has remained strong in terms of its stand in imposing a total ban on pork from Luzon, countering the statement of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to stop the existing restrictions.“The...