February 4, 2020

Prevent Novel Corona Virus Through Proper Handwashing

First things first: Wash your hands properly! The Global Community is now working together to prevent the further spread of the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) which is now considered an international health crisis. Scientists and researchers in different countries are also making progress in the creation of possible cure and vaccine for the virus.
January 24, 2020

Methanol Poisoning: A Food Safety Concern

The Laguna and Quezon provinces had seen an outbreak of methanol poisoning on Christmas celebration last year. At least 14 people have died and nearly 500 people were hospitalized after drinking lambanog (traditional Filipino distilled coconut wine) with high methanol content. The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed this and urged the public to be wary on purchasing and consuming lambanog and other alcoholic beverages. These products should have proper labels and be registered with the FDA.
June 26, 2018

Campylobacter: An Emerging Foodborne Pathogen

“In 2016, Campylobacter jejuni has finally taken the spotlight as the new food superbug. In a ground- breaking article published in US Food Safety Magazine, University of Leicester scientists […]
April 23, 2018

Dhabihah: Halal Method of Slaughter

For a meat to be halal, animals must be alive and healthy, and has to be slaughtered by a Muslim in a ritual way known as “Dhabihah”. Animals should be slaughtered […]
April 5, 2018

Your kitchen is home to more harmful bacteria than your bathroom.

People disinfect their toilet seats all the time, but they don’t realize that they really need to pay attention to their kitchen too. According to Dr. […]
February 8, 2018

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July 22, 2015

The Veterinary Practitioners of the Philippines focuses on ethical veterinary practices on the 43rd VPAP Annual Convention

Upholding high standards and global competency, Veterinary Practitioners have once again convened to continuously update their knowledge and expertise in the field of veterinary medicine. With the […]
April 15, 2015

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