Legacion meets with Naga bus owners to discuss stricter transport on live animals, meat

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Naga City Mayor Nelson Legacion has met with the the bus owners in the city to discuss the measures to be undertaken against African Swine Fever.

Legacion tackled the penalties and the stricter implementation on transport of live animals and meat products.

“Coordinating with local agencies tasked in preventing the entry of ASF virus in the city, Mayor Nelson Legacion convened bus owners to discuss with them the LGU’s move to enforce stricter implementation of preventive protocol regarding the transport of live animals or any kind of meat products,” the city government said.

“Corresponding penalties will be imposed for any offense committed in adherence to the protocol,” it added

Present during the meeting were National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) OIC – Director Dr. Alex Templonuevo, Land Transportation Office-Naga Chief Nero Claro, and Naga City Bus Terminal Manager Nonoy Reforsado

Also in attendance were Public Safety Office Head Renne Gumba, PLTCOL Alejandro Monge II, City Veterinarian Dr. Junios Elad, and representatives from the Bureau of Animal Industry.