Rappler's latest stories on African swine fever in the Philippines
The proposed P3,000 rate does not sit well with hog raisers because full-grown pigs can be sold for P8,000 to P9,000
To prevent the entry of the African swine fever virus, Cebu governor Gwendolyn Garcia also orders establishments to report where they sourced their pork products
The Philippine Association of Meat Processors says some of its members have decided to scale down output in view of the uncertain business environment brought about by African swine fever
Cebu province eases restrictions on backyard-raised hogs coming from the Visayas
The QC government orders the immediate culling of all hogs in backyard piggeries in barangays Bagong Silangan and Payatas
The province also seals its borders from pork and pork products coming from countries blacklisted by the Department of Agriculture
A task force chaired by President Rodrigo Duterte will be ensuring that the African swine fever outbreak in parts of Rizal and Bulacan will not spread to other areas
Cebu provincial authorities say they are only allowing the entry of livestock raised in commercial farms in the Visayas and Mindanao. The Negros Occidental shipment were backyard swines.
Cebu City bans pork from Luzon, but live hogs with proper clearance may enter
With the threat of the African swine fever just across its borders, Pampanga becomes the first Luzon province to impose a hog blockade
Throwing hog remains into the Markina River is a violation of clean water and sanitation laws
The Department of Agriculture says the African swine fever cases in Rizal and Bulacan may be considered an outbreak, but not an epidemic
Slaughterhouses and major public markets are also being monitored to prevent the entry of both African swine fever-infected meat and double dead meat
Misamis Oriental joins 3 other provinces which sealed off its borders to prevent its local hog industry from African swine fever contamination
'There is no slaughterhouse or piggery in Marikina. The dead pigs could have been from the upstream of Rizal,' says Marikina City Mayor Marcy Teodoro
The province says, because it is the country's top producer of backyard swine, it has enough supply of, pork for their consumption
Pork products processed in Rizal and Bulacan are also banned
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Agriculture Secretary William Dar and Health Secretary Francisco Duque III assure the public that pork is safe to eat, as long as it bears the stamp of the National Meat Inspection Service
Pigs are dying because of an unidentified disease. Raisers are reportedly making sausages out of the infected hogs. The Department of Agriculture holds a media briefing, but hardly offers answers.
Agriculture Secretary William Dar confirms that pigs have been dying in several areas, but declines to give any more details until laboratory tests determine the cause