Tuesday, March 9, 2021
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BOC moves to tighten watch over pork, poultry shipments

All Bureau of Customs collection districts are required to submit daily reports of meat and poultry importations for monitoring In place is a...

BOC ordered to guard vs pork smuggling

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has directed the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to keep a tighter watch over misdeclared or misclassified pork shipments...

P280M cold storage facilities to go up in Pampanga, Batangas and Davao

The National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) will spend P280 million on cold storage warehouses complete with meat-cutting facilities initially in Pampanga, Batangas, and...

DA scraps import ban on pigs from Belgium, meat from Poland

DA MO 55-2020 removes temporary ban on imports of domestic pigs and their products from Belgium Temporary ban on imported mechanically-separated meat from...

BOC-NAIA keeps sharp eye for chicken imports from Brazil

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) is on alert for the entry of poultry products from Brazil following...

Cold chain industry doing ‘relatively well for wrong reasons’

The cold chain industry is doing “relatively well for the wrong reasons and at the wrong time of the year,” Cold Chain Association of...

Mandatory inspection of ships with meat from ASF-hit nations ordered in Mindanao

Vessels carrying meat products from countries with confirmed cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) will have to go through mandatory inspection when they call...

BOC-MICP to dispose of ASF-positive food items

The Bureau of Customs–Manila International Container Port (MICP) will bury contents of a container after it was tested positive for the African Swine Fever...

FDA widens list of countries covered by ban on pork meat imports

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is temporarily banning the importation, distribution, and sale of all processed pork meat products from Hong Kong, North...

BOC says FDA export clearance for processed meat not always required

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) said the export commodity clearance (ECC) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is not required for processed meat...

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