Microplastics are getting into mosquitoes and contaminating new food chains

There is no doubt that plastic pollution in oceans is a growing worldwide problem . The internet is full of images of seabirds and other marine animals entangled in plastic waste , and animals starve because their guts are blocked with plastic bags . But the problem goes much deeper than this. Much plastic pollution is ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerSep 22nd, 2018

LOOK: Measles vaccination in tents, fast-food chains

MANILA, Philippines – With the country grappling to contain a measles outbreak in several regions, the government is pulling out all the stops to control the rise in measles cases in the last few weeks. The biggest effort by government includes a mass immunization campaign , which targets to vaccinate about 12 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

Vaccine sites in churches, food chains eyed

SAN PEDRO CITY --- The Department of Health (DOH) in Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon (Calabarzon) is putting up measles vaccination stations in churches and fast food restaurants to help stop the spread of the disease, which has killed at least 50 people. This is apart from the government health centers and efforts of health workers, who have been going house to house to offer free immunization since the disease broke out earlier this month. Rising cases of measles Regional health chief Eduardo Janairo on Sunday said the number of infected people continued to rise despite the government's appeal to the public to get immunized. Malacaang said that President Rodr...Keep on reading: Vaccine sites in churches, food chains eyed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

More tasty choices

Grab, an online-to-offline mobile platform in Southeast Asia, recently announced the addition of 12 new international and homegrown merchant-partners onboard its food delivery service, GrabFood. Joining its wide roster of international restaurant chains are Bonchon Chicken, Yoshinoya, Wendy’s and Dunkin Donuts. Homegrown restaurant chains like Goldilocks Bakeshop, ArmyNavy Burger + Burrito, Chooks-to-Go, Tori Chizu, Go […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Grab adds 12 restaurants in its food delivery menu

MANILA, Philippines – Heads up, foodies! Southeast Asia ride-hailing giant Grab adds more restaurant options on its food delivery service platform. Joining its roster of partners, international food chains Bonchon Chicken, Yoshinoya, Wendy's and Dunkin Donuts are now part of   "GrabFood." Users can also now book deliveries from homegrown restaurant chains like Goldilocks ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

1 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Pasay City for 3,780,680 – Web reference 113400558 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24

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Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

Spider swarm cloaks Greek lake in 1,000-meter web

THESSALONIKI,Greece--- Lake Vistonida in northern Greece has become an arachnophobe's worst nightmare after it was cloaked recently by massive webs spun by hundreds of thousands of small spiders. Biologists say the recent phenomenon, though rare, is not unheard of and is caused by unseasonally warm weather prompting an increase in the local population of mosquitoes and gnats. "It's caused by an overpopulation of spiders...there is an abundance of food available," local environmental park biologist Euterpe Patetsini toldAlpha TV. Draped over roadside bushes, fences and small trees, the webs have a combined length of about 1,000 meters (1,100 yards). "Weather conditions are...Keep on reading: Spider swarm cloaks Greek lake in 1,000-meter web.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

22 supermarket, convenience store branches in NegOcc to sell NFA rice

BACOLOD CITY – Twenty-two branches of two supermarket chains and a convenience store in Negros Occidental will soon sell rice from the National Food Authority (NFA) at PHP27 per kilogram. NFA-Negros Occidental provincial manager Frisco Canoy said these stores are included on the list of supermarkets and other commercial establishments covered by the memorandum of agreement. […] The post 22 supermarket, convenience store branches in NegOcc to sell NFA rice appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Retailers, fast food see Train sales boost

Implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) law boosted consumer demand and sales by retail firms and fast food chains, a Finance official said on Wednesday. “The significant growth in sales reported by retail establishments and restaurants point to the fact that people now have more money to spend as a result [...] The post Retailers, fast food see Train sales boost appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Where’s our Coca-Cola? Fast food chains still offer iced tea

MANILA, Philippines– It has been over 2 months and consumers in Metro Manila and other areas in the country have been unable to quench their thirst with the fizz of the classic Coca-Cola. Customers have started to notice the shortage mid-May and the beverage giant started to complain about the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

In the Philippines, Dynamite Fishing Decimates Entire Ocean Food Chains

By Aurora Almendral/ – Nothing beats dynamite fishing for sheer efficiency. A fisherman in this scattering of islands in the central Philippines balanced on a narrow outrigger boat and launched a bottle bomb into the sea with the ease of a quarterback. It exploded in a violent burst, rocking the Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsJun 16th, 2018

Project Bangon Marawi, Year 1. Price check: Hygiene kit items cost more than DTI, retail chain rates

By Malou Mangahas and Karol Ilagan Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism THE top three suppliers of the billion-peso food, hygiene, and various other kits for the displaced residents of the Islamic City of Marawi supposedly offered “the lowest and most responsive bids” but a price check with the Trade department and retail grocery chains show […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

Octopus Sisig, Sisig Pasta, Grilled Sinigang? Celebrate the Diversity of Filipino Culinary Talent and Dishes at Funlasang Pinoy Year 2

Unilever Food Solutions’ Funlasang Pinoy returns grander, as the competition searches for three of the country’s most talented and innovative chefs and cooks. While Filipino diners are being exposed to an array and fusion of internationally- inspired flavors and textures (not to mention the global chains!), there is no denying that there is nothing more […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

After Jollibee, these businesses are next on the DOLE inspections list

MANILA, Philippines – Inspections on other fast food chains and malls are next on the labor department's radar, after issuing an order to Philippine fast food giant Jollibee Foods Corporation to regularize more than 6,000 of its workers. Currently, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has scheduled visits to McDonalds and Kentucky Fried ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

Cebu Mounts First Regional Food Showcase at IFEX Philippines 2018

The famous danggit, or dried rabbit fish, and other Cebuano delicacies may soon be present in more retail chains abroad as Cebu seeks to widen its market reach in the 12th edition of IFEX Philippines on May 25-27 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila (WTCMM) and the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC). IFEX Philippines […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

Krill could prove secret weapon in ocean plastics battle

They might be at the bottom of the food chain, but krill could prove to be a secret weapon in the fight against the growing threat of plastic pollution in the world's oceans. New research Friday showed the tiny zooplankton are capable of digesting microplastics--- under five millimetres (0.2 inches)--- before excreting them back into the environment in an even smaller form. Study author Amanda Dawson stumbled on the finding while working on a project involving microbeads--- polyethylene plastic often used in cosmetics such as face scrubs--- at the Australian Antarctic Division's krill aquarium to check the toxic effects of pollution. "We realized that krill actually break up...Keep on reading: Krill could prove secret weapon in ocean plastics battle.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2018

Comment on Council urges closure of ‘smelly’ Oton piggery by Sonie D. Nadala

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Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Provide calorie count in menus, De Lima tells restos, fastfood chains

DETAINED Sen. Leila de Lima wanted to require all fast food and restaurant chains to disclose nutritional information in the menus of food they serve to the public. De Lima filed Senate Bill 521, as she expressed alarm over the worsening problems of obesity and improper nutrition among Filipinos. According….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 16th, 2017

My Must-Eat Manila Grub List

Here at Preen, we're fully aware that adult life doesn't always go as smoothly (and look as beautiful) as curated Instagram feeds. We all face challenges amidst all the good things. Meet Mikka Wee, a former food editor-turned-working gal inSingapore, who's about to share all the ups and downs that come with adulting and living. Welcome to Bless This Mess! As a Manila girl working in Singapore, there are so many cravings I get from time to time and I'm not just talking about the staples: adobo, kare-kare, bulalo, and laing. I'm talking about the food chains as well---Pancake House, Potato Corner, Mang Inasal, and more! A lot of people mistakenly think that just because I was a food...Keep on reading: My Must-Eat Manila Grub List.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2017

‘Fast food chains not affected by bird flu’

MANILA, Philippines —  A number of fast food chains have assured the public that their products are not affected by the first bird flu outbreak in the countr.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2017

Foreign food chains gamble for a bite of Iran

Foreign food chains gamble for a bite of Iran.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 19th, 2017