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There is no such thing as forever – even with rice

Oct 07, 2018 - 11:00 AM

We can diversify a lot more when it comes to what we should eat

Duterte eats chicken, itik in Pampanga amid bird flu outbreak

Aug 28, 2017 - 6:30 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte seeks to assure the public that poultry products from Pampanga and Nueva Ecija are safe to eat

Following a successful containment of the Avian Influenza, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte joins the boodle fight serving various poultry products during the 'Sama-sama, Tulong-tulong sa Pagbangon at Pagsulong' program at the Heroes Hall in San Fernando City, Pampanga on August 28, 2017. Breaking bread with the President are National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, Former President and Pampanga Second District Representative Gloria Arroyo and Pampanga Governor Lilia Pineda among others. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

No confirmed human cases of bird flu yet – DOH

Aug 25, 2017 - 1:33 PM

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial eats fried chicken and boiled egg during the press conference to show they are still safe to consume despite the bird flu outbreak

SAFE TO EAT. RITM director Socorro Lupisan, Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial, and Bureau of Animal Industry veterinary Joy Lagayan eat chicken to demonstrate it is still safe to do so despite the bird flu outbreak. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Egg scare costs Dutch poultry farmers 33 million euros

Aug 24, 2017 - 10:10 AM

The estimate does not include non farmers in the poultry sector nor does it take into account further losses in production by farms

SAFETY CHECK. Eggs wait to be tested for contamination by the insecticide fipronil at the Chemical veterinary examination office in Krefeld, western Germany on August 7, 2017. dpa / Marcel Kusch / dpa / AFP

Contaminated eggs scandal spreads from Europe to Asia

Aug 12, 2017 - 12:32 PM

Ministers and food safety chiefs from around the European Union are set to meet on September 26 in a bid to get countries to stop blaming and shaming each other over the scare involving the chemical fipronil

Dutch egg probe widens to chicken meat tests

Aug 09, 2017 - 7:28 AM

Scientists are looking for the presence of the insecticide fipronil a substance potentially dangerous to humans after supermarkets in Germany the Netherlands Belgium Sweden and Switzerland pulled millions of eggs from the shelves

SAFETY CHECK. Eggs wait to be tested for contamination by the insecticide fipronil at the Chemical veterinary examination office in Krefeld, western Germany on August 7, 2017. dpa / Marcel Kusch / dpa / AFP

Dutch kill 190,000 ducks to contain bird flu outbreak

Nov 28, 2016 - 12:05 AM

Tests indicate that the birds were infected by the H5N8 strain which is highly infectious for poultry but not very dangerous to humans

Dutch workers in protective gear get ready to cull ducks as part of prevention measures against bird flu at a duck farm in Hierden on November 27, 2016.  The H5N8 virus has been detected in poultry and wild birds in 10 European countries, according to the World Health Organisation: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Croatia, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland and Russia. / AFP PHOTO / ANP / Remko de Waal / Netherlands OUT

PH bans poultry from California

Mar 05, 2015 - 7:27 PM

With the exception of heat treated products all shipments of poultry and poultry products from California are stopped and confiscated in Philippine ports

PH bans Israel, US poultry amid bird flu outbreak

Feb 15, 2015 - 2:46 PM

The Department of Agriculture temporarily bans poultry import from Haifa Israel and Oregon United States except for heat treated products produced before October 31 last year

POULTRY MARKET. A Filipino vendor cleans processed chicken for sale at a public market in Quezon City. File photo by EPA

After #ChickenSad, DA says 'no chicken supply shortage'

Aug 11, 2014 - 6:58 PM

The agency says local production may have been affected by Typhoon Glenda while the Manila truck ban may be delaying distribution of imported chicken

HALF EMPTY. Trays in Shoppersville grocery in Quezon City are half empty because of a decreased amount of chicken deliveries since July. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Palace: Gov't monitoring prices of basic goods

Jun 22, 2014 - 6:58 PM

The Agriculture department says opportunistic traders are jacking up prices of chicken and pork in Metro Manila

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Agri sector growth seen at 3.2%-4.2% in 2014

Mar 18, 2014 - 8:13 PM

The growth range is higher than 2013 s growth of 1 15 but lower than the government s original target of 3 5 for this year

HIGHER GROWTH. The government expects the agriculture sector's growth to pick up from last year, when a series of strong typhoons hit. Photo by AFP

PH bans China poultry imports due to bird flu

Jan 21, 2014 - 1:24 PM

The embargo covers all domestic and wild birds as well as eggs and even semen from poultry coming from China

BIRD FLU. Authorities confirm an outbreak of the HN52 strain of bird flu in the northern province of Hebei in China. Photo by AFP

No import of poultry from Taiwan for now

Oct 05, 2013 - 9:15 AM

The Department of Agriculture temporarily bans importation of poultry meat products and domestic and wild birds on reports of a bird flu outbreak

New case of H7N9 bird flu in China - officials

Aug 11, 2013 - 12:38 PM

Officials: The 51 year old woman is in a critical condition after she was admitted to hospital on August 3 following signs of a fever

ON ALERT. A woman wears a face mask as she walks past a poster showing how to avoid the H7N9 avian influenza virus, by a road in Beijing on April 24, 2013. Photo by AFP / Wang Zhao

China poultry plant fire kills 112 - local government

Jun 03, 2013 - 1:15 PM

UPDATE More than 300 workers were at the Baoyuan poultry plant in Dehui in Jilin province when the fire broke out

PH bans poultry imports from China

Apr 26, 2013 - 2:28 PM

The agriculture department orders a temporary ban on live birds and poultry products imported from China due to presence of H7N9 Avian influenza in Shanghai

First human H7N9 bird flu case in Beijing: officials

Apr 13, 2013 - 8:06 PM

The first victim of the H7N9 bird flu is a 7 year old girl in Beijing

Photo by AFP

Bird flu claims 10th victim in China

Apr 11, 2013 - 10:33 PM

UPDATED The World Organisation for Animal Health OIE says infected birds do not show visible signs of disease

Photo by AFP

Shanghai stops poultry trade on bird flu fears

Apr 06, 2013 - 12:33 PM

The new strain of bird flu virus has already killed 6 people

BIRD FLU. An elderly woman looks at a cokerel in Beijing on April 4,2013. A man in the Chinese province of Zhejiang has died of the H7N9 strain of bird flu, state media said on March 3, bringing the total deaths attributed to the virus to three since the first human cases. Photo by AFP

China reports fifth bird flu death

Apr 04, 2013 - 11:54 PM

A new strain of bird flu claims two more lives in Shanghai China

BIRD FLU. An elderly woman looks at a cokerel in Beijing on April 4,2013. A man in the Chinese province of Zhejiang has died of the H7N9 strain of bird flu, state media said on March 3, bringing the total deaths attributed to the virus to three since the first human cases. Photo by AFP

PH is largest market for US food, beverage - report

Feb 22, 2013 - 7:58 AM

The list of US exports to Philippines includes dairy products red meats poultry meat snack foods processed fruits and vegetables and fresh fruits

BOUND FOR PHILIPPINES. Calves peer out windows of their hutches on a dairy farm. Beef is one of the agriculture products US exports to Asia. Photo by AFP

PH is 9th largest market of US agri products: report

Jan 28, 2013 - 10:39 AM

The Philippines the second most populous country in Southeast Asia is now the 9th largest market in the world for U S agricultural exports as it cracked the top 10 for the first time in 45 years a report by the U S agriculture attaché said

Farm output up 2.92% in 2012

Jan 21, 2013 - 9:44 AM

The agriculture sector grossed P1 4 T in 2012

BOI OKs P2.4-B poultry farm projects

Nov 16, 2012 - 1:34 PM

The projects include poultry stock and hatchery farms

Twitter protests in Saudi fight rising poultry prices

Oct 07, 2012 - 10:14 PM

In a country where protests are banned Saudis are increasingly resorting to social media networks to voice grievances and calls for action including a protest against rising poultry prices