DAVAO CITY - The Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Standards (BAFS), together with the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office XI (Davao) and Technical Working Group (TWG), has successfully conducted the 3rd Public Consultative Meeting (PCM) for the draft Philippine National Standard (PNS) Edible Offal of Swine. The activity was held in Apo View Hotel on March 8, 2018.

The objective of the standard is to have a common understanding on edible offal of swine. Relevant stakeholders from swine industry, meat importers, meat processing, academe, and veterinarians from the local government units were invited to comment on the draft PNS.

Two previous PCMs for this draft PNS were held in Manila and Cebu last July and October 2017, respectively.