Govt urged to put up ‘AAA’ abattoir in Bulacan
HOG raisers belonging to the Pork Producers Federation of the Philippines Inc. (ProPork) called on the Department of Agriculture (DA) to push through with its previous plan of constructing an “AAA” slaughterhouse in Bulacan.
ProPork President Edwin Chen said the setup of more triple A abattoirs will boost the local hog industry’s export capabilities.
“Last year the NMIS [National Meat Inspection Service] already gave funding for the construction of a slaughterhouse in Batangas. We are again requesting the DA to put up one in Bulacan,” Chen told reporters on the sidelines of an agribusiness event held recently in Pasay City.
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