7 months Hog raisers guarantee sufficient supply, stable prices of local pork MB
By Genalyn Kabiling Prices of local pork products should not increase despite an import ban on pork goods coming from countries affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF), according to an official from the Department of Agriculture (DA). Agriculture Undersecretary Ariel Cayanan (SCREENSHOT / RTVM / MANILA BULLETIN) In a Palace press briefing, Agriculture Undersecretary Ariel Cayanan said the country’s hog raisers have guaranteed sufficient supply to meet the local pork demand so prices should stay steady for now. The assurance was relayed by local hog farmers during a meeting with the DA officials on intensified efforts to protect the ... more