New Institutional Members of DA-Committee on Animal Welfare

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on New Institutional Members of DA-Committee on Animal Welfare 

161004160400The new Institutional Members of the Department of Agriculture-Committee on Animal Welfare (DA-CAW) pose for photo opportunity after their oath-taking together with National Animal Welfare Focal Person, Animal Health and Welfare Division Dr. Ma. Gracia N. Dizon-Florez (2nd from left) of the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI); Dr. Victor C. Atienza (5th from left), Consultant to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Livestock of the Department of Agriculture (DA); and Officer-in-Charge of DA-BAI Animal Health and Welfare Division Dr. Emelinda L. Lopez (right) during the Animal Welfare Week Celebration with the theme: “Animal Welfare is Human Welfare” held at the BAI Compound, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City on Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016). The Animal Welfare Week is celebrated every first week of October by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 715, Series of 2004. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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Oath-taking of new Institutional Members of DA-Committee on Animal Welfare

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Oath-taking of new Institutional Members of DA-Committee on Animal Welfare 

161004150408Dr. Victor C. Atienza (left), Consultant to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Livestock of the Department of Agrarian (DA), administers the oathtaking of the new Institutional Members of the DA-Committee on Animal Welfare during the Animal Welfare Week Celebration with the theme: “Animal Welfare is Human Welfare” held at the Bureau Of Animal Industry (BAI) Compound, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City on Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016). Witnessing the oathtaking are National Animal Welfare Focal Person, Animal Health and Welfare Division Dr. Ma. Gracia N. Dizon-Florez of the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) (partly hidden beside Atienza) and National Rabies Focal Person, Animal Health and Welfare Division OIC Dr. Emelinda L. Lopez of DA-BAI (extreme right). (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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HK stages bird flu drill

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on HK stages bird flu drill 

HONG KONG, Oct. 27 — Hong Kong's Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department conducted on Tuesday an exercise to review its preparedness for an avian flu outbreak.

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Cattle anthrax outbreak reported in NE China

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cattle anthrax outbreak reported in NE China 

SHENYANG, July 27 — An outbreak of anthrax in livestock has been put under control in northeast China's Liaoning Province, said the provincial animal authorities on Monday.

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HK bans poultry imports from Japan on avian influenza

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on HK bans poultry imports from Japan on avian influenza 

HONG KONG, Jan. 16 — Hong Kong has banned the import of poultry meat and products from Okayama Prefecture, Japan, in view of an outbreak of H5 avian influenza announced by the Japanese authorities, the city's Center for Food Safety (CFS) said on Friday.

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