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Two LGUs receive financial and technical assistance from NMIS

The National Meat Inspection Service signed a memorandum of agreement with Burauen, Leyte on August 22 and Tanjay City, Negros Oriental on August 29 as recipients of Meat Establishment Improvement Program (MEIP).

During the ceremonial signing with Burauen, Leyte, NMIS was represented by Executive Director Dr. Ernesto S. Gonzales with Deputy Executive Director Atty. Beata H.O Obsioma as witness while Burauen, Leyte was represented by their Municipal Mayor Honorable Juanito E. Renomeron and their Municipal Accountant Mauricio Dumrique Jr. as witness.

On the other hand, Dr. Gonzales represented the NMIS with Chief Accountant Mr. Emmanuel C. Sison as witness while City Mayor Hon. Reynaldo S. Concepcion represented the City of Tanjay in Negros Oriental with City Administrator Mr. Anthony A. Ferrolino as witness during the Tanjay City MOA signing ceremony.

Before starting the MOA signing with Tanjay City, Dr. Gonzales shared about the status of meat safety in the country and the urgency to take actions in order to improve it. He also emphasized that nowadays, the use of chemicals to improve meat quality is very rampant so the LGUs should closely keep an eye on the status of the safety of their locally-produced meat.

“When you talk about meat safety and food safety, nag-uumpisa yan sa farm so dapat ang gawin ay imonitor ang mga nangyayari doon “, he also added.


Pierre Jordan Escobar