Dept. of Agriculture AO#9: Supplemental Guideline to AO#26
Section 5 of Republic Act No. 9296, otherwise known as the Meat Inspection Code of the Philippines, provides that the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) shall serve as the sole national controlling authority on all matters pertaining to meat and meat products inspection and hygiene.
Establishment of Cold Chain Systems Covering Strategic Areas in the Philippines
The project will involve the construction and operationalization of Cold Chain Centers to be located in major production and consolidation areas of agri-fishery products of the Benguet-Manila cold chain route. Activities include pre-cooling, packaging, handling, transportation, storage, and distribution, among others, for high-value crops such as fruits and vegetables, cut flowers, fishery, livestock and poultry meat products.
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Cold Chain Association of the Philippines Brief Journalists on the Importance of Cold Chain for Food Safety and Food Quality
Manila, November 16, 2012 -- The U.S. Embassy's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) teamed up with the Cold Chain Association of the Philippines (CCAP) to sponsor a media briefing on the importance of cold chain for maintaining food safety and food quality. Celebrity Chef and Chef Instructor Jill Sandique demonstrated what professional chefs learn about proper chilling, cooking and handling methods for a variety of food products, including meat, poultry, seafood, vegetables, and ice cream.