Philippines to export pork to Singapore
The Philippines will start selling pork products to
Singapore this year. Accreditation has been given to Matutum Meat Packing Corp.
in the southern province of South Cotabato as sole processor of pork exports to
The Singapore's Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority recently accredited
Matutum after the company complied with Singapore government requirements,
Bureau of Animal Industry Director Davinio Catbagan said.
requirements include, among others, assurance that the pork is free from
veterinary drug residues. The Department of Agriculture did not disclose the
intended volume of pork exports.
The department will inaugurate this
month a P50-million meat inspection laboratory in Polomolok. Subscribe here
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