Foreign Trade Group Seeks Fair Regulation on Frozen Meat
CEBU CITY, Cebu - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (CanCham) is strongly urging the Philippine government to implement an effective regulatory framework on the Department of Agriculture (DA)'s Administrative Order (AO)-22 regarding frozen meat, as this affects the sales of frozen meat importers.The CanCham recently issued a statement in relation to concerns raised by local meat producers in Cebu and other provinces, where the latter alleged that frozen meat in wet markets are believed to be unhealthy "because when thawed, moisture in the frozen meat encourages quicker growth of bacteria."The chamber said there has been no confirmation that AO-22 responds to a …
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Publication information: Article title: Foreign Trade Group Seeks Fair Regulation on Frozen Meat. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: February 24, 2011. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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