FDA warns public on industrial grade coloring dyes in icing candy, red gulaman, and bagoong

The Food and Drug Administration tested 34 samples of food products collected by inspectors in the National Capital Region and Region VII for non-permissible colorants (NPC). The samples were collected from ambulant vendors, public markets, groceries and supermarkets. Most of the samples were unregistered and noncompliant with food product labeling standards (DoH Administrative Order No. 88-B s. 1984).


DOH sends more medical and WASH teams to Bohol

From the Department of Health  The Department of Health—National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) yesterday sent Medical and Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) teams to Bohol to address the immediate needs and concerns of the victims of the earthquake that struck Central Visayas last October 15, 2013. “These additional teams will augment the existing health and emergency […]