6 months Solon files ‘half rice’ bill in House MB
By Ben Rosario  The legislative proposal requiring all restaurants and other food establishments to include half cup of cooked rice as a menu option has been revived in the House of Representatives. Davao Oriental 2nd district Rep. Joel Mayo Almario (CONGRESS / MANILA BULLETIN) Rep. Joel Mayo Almario (PDP-Laban, Davao Oriental) filed House Bill 2513 or the Half Cup Rice Act of 2019 as he aired the optimism that the measure will help government achieve the “four-fold goal of reducing food wastage, establishing rice production self-sufficiency, lessening consumer expenses and promoting health and balanced eating.” The bill proposes that all ... more