The National Meat Inspection Service is a government regulatory agency created by law to implement policies, programs, guidelines, rules and regulations pertaining to meat inspection and meat hygiene in order to ensure safe meat from farm to table.


The National Meat Inspection Service is a specialized regulatory agency in the Department of Agriculture that is the country’s sole national controlling and competent authority on all matters pertaining to meat inspection and hygiene both for locally produced and imported meat. It was created under Presidential Decree No. 7 as National Meat Inspection Commission and renamed as National Meat Inspection Service under R.A. 9296, otherwise known as “The Meat Inspection Code of the Philippines, “As amended by R.A. 10536. NMIS is tasked to formulate, promulgate and implement laws, policies, programs and projects governing the post- harvest flow of meat in order to protect the interest and welfare of consumers and promote the development of the livestock and meat industry.


Excellent meat inspection service responsive to consumer's welfare.


We shall PROTECT the meat consuming public through efficient and effective meat inspection service by adopting and implementing relevant technologies to assure MEAT SAFETY.

We shall PROMOTE the development of livestock, poultry and meat industry to assure adequate supply of SAFE and QUALITY meat and by-products.

This shall be undertake in collaboration with government and other industry partners thoroughly guided by the MEAT INSPECTION CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES and other relevant laws.


We the employees of the National Meat Inspection Service commit ourselves to ethical and professional standard in providing excellent meat inspection service to our valued local and international stake holders.

We work as a team of law abiding and hardworking public servants with utmost integrity, transparency and competence placing public good above individual gains and promoting clients’ best interest.







Reference: Memorandum Order No. 08-2018-264 (July 31, 2018)