Forgot your password?
  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size
  • default color
  • green color
  • red color

MabuhayRadio

Tuesday
Jul 14th
Home Columns Sen. Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr. Senator Pimentel Calls on BFAD to Check on Safety of Gyoza Dumplings
Senator Pimentel Calls on BFAD to Check on Safety of Gyoza Dumplings PDF Print E-mail
User Rating: / 1
PoorBest 
Columns - This Week With Nene Pimentel
Tuesday, 19 February 2008 16:50
S
enate Minority Leader Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr., (PDP-Laban) today asked the Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD) to check if Gyoza Dumplings are being sold in the local market to ascertain if are safe to eat.

Senator Pimentel made the request in view of reports of widespread food poisoning in Japan caused by eating Gyoza Dumplings, prompting supermarket and shopping-mall owners to pull them out from their grocery shelves.

Japanese Health and Food Authorities discovered that a pesticide called methamidophos was found in the Gyoza Dumplings imported from the Tianyang Food in China.

“I ask our food and drugs authorities to check the safety of Gyoza Dumplings that are reportedly imported from China. People in Japan are in uproar for more than a week now over the poisoning incidents,” Senator Pimentel said. He stressed that the dumplings should be thoroughly examined before these are distributed and sold in the market to ensure that they would not endanger human health. # # #

{mos_fb_discuss:20} 



Related news items:
Newer news items:
Older news items:

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 February 2008 14:28
 

Add your comment

Your name:
Your email:
Subject:
Comment (you may use HTML tags here):

Who's Online

We have 26 guests online

Donate

Please consider supporting the "ReVOTElution of Hope" for Sorsogon as the Pilot Province. Please see "ReVOTElution" Banner on this page for details.

Amount: 

Quote of the Day

"You have to stay in shape. My grandmother, she started walking 5 miles a day when she was 60. She's 97 today and we don't know where the hell she is."--Ellen DeGeneres