NMIS TO STRENGTHEN RELATIONSHIP WITH LGUs
Dr. Jocelyn A. Salvador, OIC Executive Director of the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS), in a meeting held on February 9, 2021 at her office, stated that she wants to strengthen NMIS’ relationship with Local Government Units (LGUs). She wanted the NMIS - Regional Technical Operation Centers (RTOCs) to actively coordinate with the LGU’s food safety programs and activities as a way of elevating meat safety measures along the food chain.
NMIS GOES DIGITAL AUTOMATION FOR ITS LICENSING APPLICATION
The National Meat Inspection Service launched on March 10 at the NMIS SHE Hall the NMIS Accreditation and Registration Information System, an online application system for the issuance of license to operate for meat establishments such as slaughterhouses, poultry dressing plants, meat cutting plants, and cold storages and warehouse. The NARIS hopes to establish an effective practice and efficient turn-around of the delivery of licensing services by the NMIS.
NMIS REMINDS THE PUBLIC ON BUYING ONLY SAFE MEAT
With the soaring prices of pork and chicken meat in the country, Dr. Jocelyn A. Salvador - OIC, Executive Director of the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) in an emergency meeting held yesterday at the Director’s office, has instructed the Meat Standards and Development Consumer Protection Division (MSDCPD) to craft a statement regarding the NMIS’ responsibility for ensuring safe meat for human consumption regardless of the price of meat.