Food Animal Welfare Program
This is one of the programs under Plant Operation Standards and Monitoring Division to enforce Republic Act 10631(Amendment to Certain Sections of R.A. 8485 or the Animal Welfare Act of the Philippines), Republic Act 10536 (An Amendment to R.A 9296 or The Meat Inspection Code of the Philippines), Administrative Order No. 18 series of 2008 (Rules and Regulation on Humane Handling of Animals for Food).
Oplan Pasko Na Naman 2014 Update: Coordinative Meeting Of The NMIS RTOC-NCR and The City Veterinarians Of Metro Manila
27 November 2014. NMIS NCR Regional Technical Director (RTD) Mildred A. Saligan convened a meeting between the Metro Manila LGUs and the NMIS for OPLAN PASKO NA NAMAN 2014. Executive Director Dr. Minda S. Manantan welcomed the veterinarians and/or their representatives from 13 cities of Metro Manila.
Oplan Pasko Na Naman 2014 Update: First Strike
25 November 2014. ON THE 3RD HOUR OF THE MORNING, the OPLAN PASKO NA NAMAN 2014, the LGU-NMIS Strike Force monitored violations on the trading of frozen meat at the Commonwealth Market in Quezon City. Five (5) market stalls were found to be displaying and selling frozen meat outside the required and necessary temperature controlled equipment/containers in violation of Section 7.3 of DA Administrative Order No. 6 s. 2012. At least 145.95 kilos of frozen meat displayed outside were confiscated and condemned by the NMIS-Quezon City Veterinary Office (QCVO) Strike Force.
NMIS and Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development Sign MOA for the Philippine Cold Chain Project
October 22, 2014 - NMIS Executive Director Minda S. Manantan and Daniel J. Gudahl, Chief-of-Party of the Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development -Philippine Cold Chain Project (PCCP) signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with for the implementation of a pilot project in the CARAGA Region. The signing was witnessed by DA Assistant Secretary Davinio P. Catbagan and Ralph Bean, Agricultural Counselor, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
NMIS Announces 2015 MEIP Projects
Five (5) Slaughterhouse Projects of local government units have been approved for implementation in 2015 under the NMIS Meat Establishment Improvement Program. The Meat Establishment Improvement Program (MEIP) provides technical and financial assistance to LGUs in the improvement or construction of “AA” meat establishment under a 50:50 NMIS:LGU funding scheme.