Press Releases

NMIS Joins the Women Symposium in Rice Farming
NMIS
April 24, 2014

As invited by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), NMIS joined the Symposium of the Role of Women in Rice Farming held on March 27-28, 2014 at Serrano Hall, Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), Elliptical Road, Diliman, Quezon City. This event was graced by Hon. Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, Undersecretary for Special Concerns and Chairperson of DA-GAD Focal System together with the GAD Coordinators/Focal Persons from various attached agencies of DA including NMIS. The women rice farmers from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao also attended the activity and shared their rice farming best practices.  

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IPO Approves the “NMIS Inspected and Passed” Logo
NMIS
April 14, 2014

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) finally approved the registration of “NMIS Inspected and Passed” logo on February 20, 2014. In view of this, NMIS has now enjoined the use of its new logo for all meat and meat products offered for sale in the meat market as government warranty that the same is fit for human consumption.

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“Run for Women’s Education” Culminates Women’s Month Celebration
NMIS
April 14, 2014

The DA-NMIS, headed by its Executive Director Minda S. Manantan, joined the running event entitled “Run for Women’s Education” under the Gender and Development (GAD) Program of the government, which ended the Women’s Month Celebration. It started at 5:00 AM on April 5, 2014 (Saturday) in Quirino Grand Stand, Manila.

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Construction of “AAA” PDP at Bamban Tarlac is Now in Queue
NMIS
April 11, 2014

NMIS Executive Director Minda S. Manantan turned-over to Mayor Jose Antonio Feliciano of Bamban, Tarlac the check amounting to P120.0 M on April 10, 2014 at NMIS Central Office in Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City. The fund shall be used exclusively for civil works and procurement of equipment and tools for the construction of “AAA” Poultry Dressing Plant (PDP) at Barangay Sto. Niño, Bamban, Tarlac.

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UAE Inspection Mission Visits Two “AAA” Poultry Dressing Plants
NMIS
April 08, 2014

The Government of United Arab Emirates sent a three-man delegate to inspect two “AAA” plants of San Miguel Foods Inc. for possible export of fresh frozen chicken to UAE on March 29 to April 2, 2014. The team is composed of: Dr. Adel Al Hashimi, Director of Ministry of Environment and Water; Dr. Rashed Mohamed Rashed Al Shamsi, Meat Head of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority; and Dr. Khaled Ben-Khir, Accreditation Engineer of Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology. The UAE inspection team was accompanied by the Philippine team composed of representatives from the Department of Agriculture, San Miguel Foods, Inc. and Islamic Dawa Council of Philippines.

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DA-NMIS Welcomes the Nepalese Contingent
NMIS
April 07, 2014

The DA-NMIS welcomes the six Nepalese Livestock Officers who visited the Philippines to study the meat control system of the country for the period March 24-31, 2014, namely: (1.) DR. BODH PRASAD PARAJULI - Regional Director of the Livestock Services of Biratnagar, Nepal, (2.) MR. KISHORE KAYASTHA – Regional Director of the Mid. West Region of Nepal, (3.) DR. MADHAV ARYAL, (4.) DR. DILLI RAM SEDAI, (5.) - DR. CHANDRA PRASAD DHAKAL, and (6.) DR. MUKUL UPADHYAYA.

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