President Aquino likewise appointed the following as acting directors II of the National Meat Inspection Service
(NMIS) under the Department of Agriculture (DA): Angelita E.
Lim said as a policy, the DA's National Meat Inspection Service
(NMIS) needs to certify that the meat, whether fresh or processed, are safe for human consumption.
Ariel Cayanan has been named as Acting Executive Director III, Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries; and Josefina Rico as Director II, National Meat Inspection Service
The slaughterhouse does not have the proper permits and franchises from the Quezon City Council, Quezon City Market Development and Administration, and the National Meat Inspection Service
This as the abattoir of the town received a "Double AA" rating from the National Meat Inspection Service
The National Meat Inspection Service
(NMIS) should stop comparing imported frozen pork with 'botcha' (or substandard meat])," said Jess Cham, president of the Meat Importers and Traders Association Inc.
DA Secretary Proceso Alcala advised consumers to purchase meat and meat products from National Meat Inspection Service
(NMIS) accredited or local government unit-registered slaughterhouses and meat shops.
Provincial veterinarian Eric Perez, said municipal and city veterinarians, along with the National Meat Inspection Service
personnel, had confiscated in the past few days expired meat products in Mangaldan town.
Agriculture Undersecretary Jose Reano said on Thursday the DA-supervised National Meat Inspection Service
(NMIS) has been tasked to conduct spot inspections of warehouses or cold storage facilities used by importing companies in order to validate their stocks.
In a forum called National Plan of Action to Eliminate the Trade of Dogs for their Meat held at Camp John Hay on July 4 and 5, officials from the Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry, National Meat Inspection Service
, Department of Interior and Local Government and the Animal Kingdom Foundation supported the elimination of dog meat trade.
SINAG also called on the Food and Drug Administration and National Meat Inspection Service
to conduct safety measures on confiscated items prior to their release.
Under the "Double A" classification by the National Meat Inspection Service
(NMIS), the equipment, facilities, and operational procedures are capable to slaughter livestock and fowls intended for market in the entire Philippines.