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Frozen pork infected

BEIJING, China (Global Times) — Package of frozen pork imported to Dezhou, East China’s Shandong Province were detected positive for the novel coronavirus, the local government announced on Saturday, noting that all close contacts of the item tested negative for the virus. The batch of pork was immediately sealed off, and places where the item […] The post Frozen pork infected appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneNov 8th, 2020

Frozen meat sold in wet markets

Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (SINAG) is urging the Department of Agriculture to arrest the dumping of frozen pork in wet markets......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2021

DTI, Robinsons group to provide affordable frozen meat

The Department of Trade and Industry, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture and Robinsons Supermarkets, relaunched the Presyong Risonable Dapat program to provide consumers access to low-cost frozen meat options amid the pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News18 hr. 30 min. ago

Testing, tracing underway for contacts of infected cops

Over 100 police officers and non-uniformed personnel of the Quezon City Police District Station 3 will undergo swab tests after 82 of their colleagues tested positive for COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News20 hr. 30 min. ago

Fully vaccinated Gordon contracts COVID-19

Fully vaccinated Sen. Richard Gordon contracted COVID-19 but remains asymptomatic even as his doctors are trying to determine if he was infected by a more virulent strain......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Private sector pledge to give nurses P15k monthly allowance

CEBU CITY, Philippines – To address the lack of healthcare workers attending to infected patients in hospitals, the government, and private sector has dangled financial incentives for nurses who will be deployed in COVID-19 wards. The Project Balik Buhay (PBB), in a statement issued on Wednesday, July 28, announced that they launched the SalBaBida Program […] The post Private sector pledge to give nurses P15k monthly allowance appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

‘No swine disease in Negros Occidental’

Hogs in Negros Occidental have not been infected with African swine fever, according to Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

DOH: COVID-19 cases among health workers drop

The number of health care workers infected with COVID-19 has gone down as most of them have already been vaccinated, the Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday“We’re getting this kind of report also from our other hospitals where there has been a decline in the number of health workers who get infected. This is because most health workers are fully vaccinated,” DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said at a briefing......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

3 died out of 35 Pinoys infected with variant

The Department of Health confirmed Monday that three Filipinos have died after contracting the Delta variant of COVID-19......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

68 BFP trainees in Baguio infected

Not only police trainees but also Bureau of Fire Protection personnel undergoing training in this city have tested positive for COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021

First batch of Davao durian arrives Down Under

Australians will soon be tasting the sweet, savory, and creamy durian from Davao as the Philippines’ first-ever shipment of frozen durian from Davao City has arrived Down Under......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021

Philippines detects 16 more cases of Delta COVID-19 variant

This brings the total number of people infected with the B.1.617.2 variant in the Philippines to 35. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 16th, 2021

Philippine pork production seen falling 40% to pre-ASF level

Despite a projected increase in global pork production this year, the Philippines’ pork output is seen to decline nearly 40 percent than its production prior to African swine fever, according to the United States Department of Agriculture......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Hundreds of Thai medical workers infected despite Sinovac vaccinations

BANGKOK — Thailand’s health ministry said on Sunday more than 600 medical workers who received two doses of China’s Sinovac vaccine have been infected with COVID-19, as authorities weigh giving booster doses to raise immunity. Of the 677,348 medical personnel who received two doses of Sinovac, 618 became infected, health ministry data from April to July […] The post Hundreds of Thai medical workers infected despite Sinovac vaccinations appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2021

Lawmaker says P1.3 billion pork tariff losses could have gone to farmers, fight vs ASF

The P1.3-billion foregone revenue from imported pork tariff could have gone to fighting the African swine fever (ASF) and helping small farmers and entrepreneurs, according to a lawmaker......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

Ombudsman won’t appeal Revilla’s acquittal in ‘pork’ raps

The Office of the Ombudsman will no longer appeal the Sandiganbayan’s dismissal of all graft cases filed against Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. in connection with the pork barrel scam, saying that doing so would violate his constitutional right against double jeopardy......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

Philippines pork imports may reach 425,000 MT this year — USDA

The Philippines is expected to import over 400,000 metric tons (MT) of pork this year, driven by improved market access, according to the United States Department of Agriculture......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

Pork tariff cut deprives gov& rsquo;t of P1.3-b gain, senator says

The P1.3 billion in foregone revenue from imported pork tariff could have gone to fighting the African swine fever and to uplifting small farmers and small entrepreneurs of the pork industry, Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021

A year into terror law, ‘meager’ assets of rights defenders frozen

Critics of the anti-terror law have long assailed that it will be used to silence dissent. A year on, progressives said the law has left bank accounts of non-profit organizations and political prisoners frozen on allegations that they are financing or supporting terrorism. The post A year into terror law, ‘meager’ assets of rights defenders frozen appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021

23 Pangasinan cops infected

Twenty-three policemen in this town have tested positive for COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021

Government loses P1.3 billion revenue from reduced pork tariff

The government lost more than P1.3 billion in revenue from the reduction in pork tariff as the Philippines imported at least 76 million kilos of pork from April 9 to June 11 to bring down prices of the commodity......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021