About 2,589.88 kilos of expired pork and chicken meat kept in a cold storage in Purok Kalong-Kalong, Barangay Singcang Airport, Bacolod City were voluntarily surrendered by its distributor to elements of Task Force Botagoy and Police Station 8 yesterday.
A total of 166 cases or boxes containing the expired food products were brought out of the Orient Cold Storage Inc., in the presence of Meat Inspector II Rodolfo Orbita Jr. from the National Meat Inspection Service.
San Carlos wins ASEAN
clean city award anew
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA
San Carlos City in Negros Occidental was again recognized by the Association of Southeast Asian Nation for its sustainable tourism efforts.
Rebecca Villanueva-Labit, director of the Department of Tourism-Office of Tourism Standards and Regulation, in a letter dated November 20 to Mayor Rene Gustilo, said San Carlos has garnered the number of points to be one of the three winners in the Philippines to receive the ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award 2020-2022.
Labit said the award is given to cities that have endeavored to beautify their public areas, improved the environment and sanitation, enhanced urban spaces, and promoted their man-made and natural attractions.