Bacolod ASF ordinance hurdles 2nd council reading

first_imgGamboa said the Task Force shall becomposed of City Mayor as  the Chairperson; City Veterinarian, as the ViceChairperson; and the members are the chairpersons of the Sangguniang PanlungsodCommittee on Markets and Slaughterhouse; Committee on  Agriculture andAgrarian Concerns; Representative from the City  Legal Office;Representative from  the  Local Bureau of Animal Industry/Animal  Quarantine Service; Representative from Task Force; Representative from the CityAgricultural Office; Representative from the Local Hog or Livestock  Raisers Association of Bacolod;Representative from  LocalPhilippine  Coast Guard; Representativefrom  Local Maritime Police Command;Representative from  Local  Department of Trade and Industry;Representative from  Local  City Accredited Slaughterhouse; Representative  from Bacolod City Police Office;Representative from Bacolod City Health Office ; and Representative fromthe  Public information Office./PN Councilor Wilson Gamboa Jr., whoauthored the ordinance, said the ASF Task Force will take the lead in theenforcement and implementation of the ordinance and other ASF prevention andcontrol measures. Gamboa added the proposedordinance  shall apply to all pigs, boar semen, pork,  and  porkand livestock products but not limited to canned goods,  and food itemscontaining pork whether cooked or uncooked , originating from, manufactured and/or  processed  in Luzon and in countriesaffected  with ASF and other livestock diseases in areas as maybedeclared  by the Department  of Agriculture and World Organizationfor Animal Health. ASF is defined by the WorldOrganization for Animal Health, is a highly contagious haemorrhagic viraldisease of domestic and wild pigs, caused by a large DNAvirus of the  Asfarvidae  family. BACOLOD City – The City Councilapproved in second reading an ordinance creating an inter-agency task force tocheck the entry or the trading of any live pig, boar semen, pork and porkproducts from African swine (ASF) fever-hit areas. last_img read more

A Knight In White: Newcastle manager Steve Bruce jokes that Ben Stokes can play…

first_imgImage Courtesy: talkSPORTAdvertisement bnlqNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs621yeWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Ewst( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 76Would you ever consider trying this?😱5g9vCan your students do this? 🌚6thRoller skating! Powered by Firework Ben Stokes’ Ashes heroics has earned unanimous praise from every corner of England after the all-rounder overcame all odds to level the series 1-1. Newcastle United manager Steve bruce is no different as he claimed that Stokes could play for Newcastle United as a centre-half if he wishes. Advertisement Image Courtesy: talkSPORTNewly appointed manager of Newcastle Steve Bruce happened to comment on the epic battle at Headingley after his side shockingly defeated Tottenham Hotspurs at their own den in London. Bruce said:“I don’t know what was more nervous – the last 10 minutes of the cricket or this game,” he said. “But certainly Ben Stokes can play centre-half for us next week, that’s for sure. How wonderful it was to watch, I have to say.”Advertisement The all-rounder who also helped the nation lift the World Cup with his antics in the final has turned around his career after the 2016 T20 World Cup debacle and the assault case. Stokes scored an unbeaten 135 to chase down an improbable score of 359 in the final innings at Leeds.Ben Stokes is having the summer of his life after a successful World Cup campaign where he caught one of the greatest catches, scored five half-centuries and secured the man of the match in the final as well.Advertisement Read Also:WI vs Ind 1st Test Day 4 Review: India open their World Test Championship account with an emphatic victoryIndia vs West Indies: Upset KL Rahul determined to be more patient with his innings Advertisementlast_img read more