Press Releases

DA Secretary Alcala announces the new AAA Slaughterhouse Project to be located in Tanauan, Batangas

DA Secretary Alcala announces the new AAA Slaughterhouse Project to be located in Tanauan, Batangas 28 October 2014. During the inauguration of the NMIS Meat Inspection Training and Development Center (MITDC) last October 22, DA Secretary Prospero J. Alcala announced the approval of the AAA Slaughterhouse Project in Tanauan, Batangas. The AAA meat establishment shall serve mainly the livestock producers of the Southern Tagalog Region.

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BAI Director Dr. Rubina O. Cresencio Named Chief Veterinary Officer

October 27, 2014. Secretary Proceso J. Alcala last October 20, 2014 signed Special order No. 804 series of 2014 designating Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) Director Rubina O. Cresencio as Chief Veterinary Officer of the Philippines. The BAI Director is historically the CVO in a concurrent capacity.

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DA Accepting Application for SPS Import Clearance for Frozen Chicken Without Payment of Special Safeguard Duty

The Department of Agriculture announced yesterday it will be accepting applications for SPS Import Clearance for frozen chicken without payment of Special Safeguard duty. The conditions of the exemption are that the importer must be a NMIS accredited meat importer and shipment of frozen chicken should arrive from the period November 1 to December 31, 2014. Shipments arriving after December 31, 2014 shall be subject to the appropriate SGS duty.

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NMIS to lead the Nation in the observance of the MSCW 2014

NMIS to lead the Nation in the observance of the Meat Safety

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The NMIS Joins the DA in Participating In the 2nd Inspection Reform Conference in London, United Kingdom

The Department of Agriculture sent a seven-man Working Party to represent the Philippines in the 2nd Inspection Reform Conference on 9-11 September 2014 in London, United Kingdom. The conference was organized and funded by the UK Better Regulations Delivery Office in partnership with the World Bank Group. This year’s theme, “Breaking Down Barriers to Trade and Investment”, underscored the need to change and improve the delivery of regulation to create and foster conditions for growth- openness and reputation, opportunity and sustainability.

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Strengthening and Enhancing LGU Meat Inspection Personnel in "AAA" Poultry Line Inspection

Strengthening and Enhancing Local Government Unit Meat Inspection Personnel in "AAA" Poultry Line Inspection at Icon North Hotel Quezon City September 15-19, 2014

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