FOOD SAFETY

These Condiments Should Be Stored In The Refrigerator

You use these bottled seasonings every day. Is it safe where it is?
A refrigerator is a fantastic appliance. It can keep many of our food fresh as well as cold for long periods of time. The most common appliance apart from the stove is this big appliance so it should be used to its utmost ability. However, did you ...

Puerto Princesa, Bohol, And Surigao del Sur Are Positive For Shellfish Poisoning

There are seven areas in the Philippines affected by toxic red tide.
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) released its first Shellfish Bulletin of the year, detailing the different areas still positive for paralytic shellfish poison that is beyond the regulatory limit. The toxin level should not go beyond 60 μgSTXeq/100g, and ...

Here's How To Keep Your Food And Water Safe From Ashfall

Stay safe, everyone!
Taal Volcano had a phreatic explosion at around 1 p.m. on January 12, Sunday. The steam-driven explosion spewed ash from the volcano, affecting areas in Calabarazon (Southern Tagalog region including Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon), with ashfall reaching Metro Manila. The ...

African Swine Fever Spreads to More Pampanga Towns, Quezon City

The virus is affecting more pigs.
The African Swine Fever (ASF) has spread to an additional three Pampanga and three Quezon City towns.   According to The Philippine Star, the governor of Pampanga province, Dennis Pineda, said that the towns of Apalit, Candaba, and San Simon have pigs raised in backyards which have tested positive ...

This Is Everything You Need To Know About Food Poisoning And How To Avoid It

Anyone can be a victim of food poisoning.
A few years ago, there was a chicken scare and everyone stopped buying chickens until it was deemed safe again for consumption. Food poisoning victims, however, won't be alerted. Instead, they'll just get sick soon after eating something that is contaminated or has gone bad. That's ...

Going on a Road Trip? Here's How to Pack Your Food Safely

Pack your food safely when you're going to hit the road!
The sun’s out and it’s time to hit the beach! Picnics and barbecues are part of the fun but you want to know: How do you safely transport your food to the picnic site?1 Use airtight containers and parchment paper.Food poisoning is ...
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