(Feature) DOH to the public: Buy food products only from reputable sources

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) DOH to the public: Buy food products only from reputable sources 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, July 13 (PNA) — Amid the reported cases of fake food products and the investigation on alleged durian candy poisoning of close to 2,000 people in the Caraga region in Mindanao, the Department of Health (DOH) has cited ways on how the public can protect themselves from unsafe products.

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Senate inquiry into food poisoning pushed

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Senate inquiry into food poisoning pushed 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, April 16 (PNA) – Senator Aquilino ‘Koko’ Pimentel III on Thursday filed a Senate resolution directing proper committee to investigate, in aid of legislation, the mounting food poisoning incidents, particularly the two people died after drinking milk tea.

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DOH warns on health risk of eating 'double-dead meat' during summer

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH warns on health risk of eating 'double-dead meat' during summer 

MANILA, March 2 — The Department of Health (DOH) has warned that as the summer heat is starting to be felt, there is higher risk of food poisoning by eating “double- dead meat” or what is commonly called “botcha.”

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(Feature) DOH and DA: Food Safety Act 2013 ensures safeness of food; helps eliminate burdens among businessmen

February 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) DOH and DA: Food Safety Act 2013 ensures safeness of food; helps eliminate burdens among businessmen 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Feb. 22 (PNA) — The promulgation of the recently-signed Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) for Republic Act No. 10611 or the Food Safety Act of 2013 will not only ensure safeness of food in the country but will also help eliminate some burdens on the part of Filipino businessmen.

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DOH, DA, BOC ink agreement for IRR on Food Safety Act

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH, DA, BOC ink agreement for IRR on Food Safety Act 

MANILA, Feb. 20 — The Department of Health (DOH), Department of Agriculture (DA), and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Friday, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) on the Food Safety Act of 2013 (R.A. 10611) to strengthen the food safety regulatory system of our country. The signing was held at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.

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Implementing rules and regulations of Food Safety Act of 2013

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Implementing rules and regulations of Food Safety Act of 2013 

150220174531Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala discusses the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Food Safety Act of 2013 (RA 10611) after its signing on Friday (February 20, 2015) at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. Also in photo are Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner John P. Sevilla and Acting Health Secretary Janette L. Garin. (PNA photo by Rico H.Borja)LAM/rhb