Posts by tag: Food

11 years ago

‘A banana a day keeps doctors away’

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The Department of Trade and Industry seems to be suggesting that its about time the popular clich an apple a day keeps the doctors away be changed to a banana a day keeps the doctors away. Nelly Esperanza, DTI Davao del Norte chief for consumer welfare and trade regulation, the department will be launching on July 17 banana chips as a health food.

11 years ago

Court stops Davao law that bans aerial spraying

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By GERMELINA A. LACORTE

The Regional Trial Court suspended for three months the city ordinance that is supposed to take effect tomorrow, June 23. The Davao City residents who claimed to have been affected by the chemicals sprayed from the air by banana companies denounced the decision. Our agony will be prolonged, said one of them.