The illegally imported red onions with estimated value of P57 million in pesos had been intercepted at the Mindanao Container Terminal sub-port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental.
Despite the series of confiscation of millions worth of red onions coming in as illegal imported agricultural produce at the Mindanao Container Terminal sub-port in Tagoloan town in Misamis Oriental, the smuggling of red onions has continued.
The federation’s reaction came after Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III announced that the government has extended P23.2 billion in subsidies to PCIC over the last 20 years.
According to the Customs in Northern Mindanao in a Facebook post, the onions were burned and buried in a pit inside the destruction facility.
It was reported that “lower-priced but obviously chemically-treated Chinese carrots have flooded the market which alarmed local vegetable farmers.
The Department of Agriculture in Northern Mindanao (DA-10) belied the false information of alleged smuggling of cabbage from China reportedly transported to this city and distributed to markets in Metro Manila.
The National Inter-Agency Task Force on COVID-19 has placed the city under enhanced community quarantine effective July 16 until July 31 to avert the spur of COVID-19 infection.
The head of the Southern Philippine Medical Center Davao Region’s main center for COVID-19 care, denied earlier reports that the hospital is seeing an average of five nurses resigning every day amid the surge of COVID-19 cases.
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