The illness outbreak connected to fruit candies that sickened nearly 2,000 people in the Philippines was likely caused by poor worker hygiene at the production facility, resulting in contamination by Staphylococcus aureus, according to newly
The Philippines may soon join the United States and Canada by updating its food safety law. In Manila, the Philippines Senate Committee on Trade and Commerce has reported Senate Bill 3311 to the floor. Known…
A California company is recalling smoked fish imported from the Philippines because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death.
Foremost Foods, International, Inc. of
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has plans to launch a $2-5 million Traceability Center for Agro-Industrial Exports (TRACE) in the Philippines, the Manila Bulletin reported Friday.
As the Bulletin put it, “the Philippines
The Philippines Department of Agriculture (DA) lifted an eight-year-old ban on meat and bone meal imports from the United States after the World Animal Health Organization officially recognized the U.S. as “Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)