Dog Meat Identifying Machine Convicts Dog Traders
Makati City. 05/05/2016 --- The result of laboratory analysis using a machine that reads minute traces of DNA has been used as evidence in a court of law in Tuguegarao City last June of 2015. The machine was purchased through the Animal Kingdom Foundation (AKF), the main animal welfare NGO partner of the NMIS, The case was a result of a surveillance operation where an alleged cooked dog meat was being sold in a store in the area.
NMIS Trains Fact–Finders and Investigators / Adjudicators
The National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) conducted a training course on fact– finding and investigation/adjudication procedures for Regulatory Enforcers (Meat Inspectors and Meat Control Officers) at the Training Room A, 3rd Floor, NMIS MITDC Bldg., No. 4 Visayas Avenue, Barangay Vasra, Quezon City from April 25 to 29, 2016.
NMIS Sends its Eleven Officials to KOREA on a Training
Eleven officials of the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) left for Korea to participate in the “Training Course on Animal Products Quality Evaluation Technology Development with Traceability System in the Philippines” to be held at Sejong-si, South Korea from May 15 to 28, 2016.
MEIP benefits LGUs, meat producers
March 31, 2016 9:31 pm
by JAMES Kostantin GALVEZ
MEAT safety and increased local government unit (LGU) income at the municipal level are among the benefits derived by beneficiaries across the country who are taking part in the Meat Establishment Improvement Program (MEIP).
Meat study recommends stiffer LGU penalties for violations
A GOVERNMENT meat safety and quality study backs comprehensive regulations for slaughterhouses and more sanctions for local governments that fail to comply.