Pampanga Bans Entry Of Pigs

Governor Dennis Pineda, ordered a temporary ban on the entry of pigs into Pampanga from other areas in Luzon to ensure that the province would not be affected by African Swine Fever (ASF). Pineda, in issuing Executive Order (EO) No. 34, said the move is to protect the multi-million hog industry and meat processors from the threat of the ASF and to safeguard public health. "Gusto po nating tiyakin na hindi makakapasok sa atin ang ASF at sigurado na hindi madidisgrasya ang kabuhayan at kalusugan ng mga taga-Pampanga (We want to ensure that no ASF will enter in our province…

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