Eat if you can | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: TDT. (2019, February 07). Eat if you can. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 07, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/07/eat-if-you-can/ Eat if you can By TDT – February 7, 2019 12:03 AM After blood banks and sperm banks, now comes food banks or “leftovers exchanges” to be created under the recently passed House Bill … Continue reading

Sona menu: banana fritters, sandwiches | Inquirer News

Sona menu: banana fritters, sandwiches | Inquirer News By: Gil C. Cabacungan, Nikko Dizon @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer 01:52 AM July 21st, 2016 Source: Cabacungan, G. C. (2016, July 21). Sona menu: banana fritters, sandwiches. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved July 21, 2016 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/797682/sona-menu-banana-fritters-sandwiches If you happen to be one of the 3,000 VIPs invited to President … Continue reading

WHAT WENT BEFORE | Inquirer News

WHAT WENT BEFORE | Inquirer News @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer 03:11 AM July 21st, 2016 Source: Inquirer Archives. (2016, July 21). WHAT WENT BEFORE. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved July 21, 2016 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/797689/what-went-before-32 During then President Benigno Aquino III’s final State of the Nation Address (Sona) on July 27, 2015, the estimated 2,750 guests were each treated … Continue reading

Lawmaker proposing better food information

Lawmaker proposing better food information By MST News | Jan. 05, 2015 at 12:01am Retrieved from http://manilastandardtoday.com/2015/01/05/lawmaker-proposing-better-food-information/ A lawmaker is pushing for more accurate information on fat and cholesterol content in the label of food products. Rep. Delphine Gan Lee of Party-list AGRI filed House Bill 5253 to provide consumers with more relevant dietary information.

Stricter implementation of Food Safety Law sought | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Stricter implementation of Food Safety Law sought | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 16, 2015 – 12:00am – See more at: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/07/16/1477516/stricter-implementation-food-safety-law-sought#sthash.31V7xVLq.dpuf ROSALES, Pangasinan, Philippines – Sen. Cynthia Villar said the proliferation of fake rice and food poisoning incidents in the country is a wake-up call for … Continue reading

FDA: No toxic subtances in milk tea samples tested | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

FDA: No toxic subtances in milk tea samples tested | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. MANILA, Philippines — Samples from the milk tea ingested by the owner of a tea house and a customer, both of whom died, contained no toxic substances, the Department of Health (DOH) said. In a statement Monday, the … Continue reading

Imports are falling. So? | Malaya Business Insight

Imports are falling. So? | Malaya Business Insight. Source: http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/opinion/imports-are-falling-so retrieved on March 4, 2015 from Malaya Business Insight website By Amado P. Macasaet on February 27, 2015 It is not the fact of spending less foreign exchange when merchandise imports occasionally fall like they did by more than 10 percent in December last year.

IRRs of Safety Act signed | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

IRRs of Safety Act signed | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/irrs-of-safety-act-signed retrieved on February 23, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Alvin Murcia Monday, 23 February 2015 00:00 The Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Food Safety Act, otherwise known as Republic Act 10611, was finally signed.

Coloma: Rice price rollback imposed in Metro Manila | Manila Bulletin | Latest Breaking News | News Philippines

Coloma: Rice price rollback imposed in Metro Manila | Manila Bulletin | Latest Breaking News | News Philippines. Source: http://www.mb.com.ph/coloma-rice-price-rollback-imposed-in-metro-manila/ by Genalyn Kabiling July 6, 2014 Presidential Communications Operations Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said that a price rollback in commercial rice has been implemented in some parts of Metro Manila. Coloma also disclosed that they … Continue reading

Rice prices rolled back in parts of Metro Manila | Manila Bulletin | Latest Breaking News | News Philippines

Rice prices rolled back in parts of Metro Manila | Manila Bulletin | Latest Breaking News | News Philippines. Source: http://www.mb.com.ph/rice-prices-rolled-back-in-parts-of-metro-manila/ by Genalyn Kabiling July 7, 2014 A price rollback in commercial rice has been implemented in some parts of Metro Manila while local rice stocks in other areas would stabilize soon amid the government’s … Continue reading

All stops pulled out to stem rising prices | Malaya Business Insight

All stops pulled out to stem rising prices | Malaya Business Insight. By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR | July 02, 2014 PRESIDENT Aquino has allowed the unloading of smuggled and confiscated commodities like garlic in the market to help lower prices, provided they pass phyto-sanitary tests. The President, in an interview at the sidelines of the Philippine … Continue reading

NFA rice subsidy program questioned | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

NFA rice subsidy program questioned | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/nfa-rice-subsidy-program-questioned Written by Alvin Murcia Wednesday, 02 July 2014 00:00 A local rice watchdog yesterday expressed apprehension about the planned review of National Food Authority (NFA)’s rice subsidy program as it might be a losing proposition for the government and … Continue reading

Lawmaker pushes health warnings on food labels

Lawmaker pushes health warnings on food labels By Zinnia B. Dela Peña (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 9, 2014 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/business/2014/06/09/1332548/lawmaker-pushes-health-warnings-food-labels MANILA, Philippines – Similar to graphic warnings on cigarette packets, sugary and alcoholic drinks and junk food should be labeled with health warnings as well, a lawmaker said. The Senate health … Continue reading

DOST develops ready-to-eat rice porridge for disaster victims

DOST develops ready-to-eat rice porridge for disaster victims By Rainier Allan Ronda (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 28, 2014 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/05/28/1328138/dost-develops-ready-eat-rice-porridge-disaster-victims MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has developed a ready-to-eat chicken arroz caldo or rice porridge to address the immediate hunger of victims of calamities. The ready-to-eat … Continue reading

Aquino signs law on food safety

 Aquino signs law on food safety (philstar.com) | Updated September 3, 2013 – 9:00pm MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – President Benigno S. Aquino III has approved a law that aims to protect consumers from trade malpractices and substandard or hazardous products, Malacañang, the presidential palace, said today. Aquino signed recently Republic Act No. 10611, otherwise known … Continue reading

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