Pigs and pork products particularly coming from backyard farms are temporarily banned from entering the province of Misamis Oriental after Governor Yevgeny Vincente “Bambi” Emano signed Executive Order No. 2020-029 following the first confirmed African Swine Fever (ASF) case in Iligan City.
Read EO 2020–029 below.
As stated in the official statememt from the Department of Agriculture, the first confirmed ASF case in Iligan City came from a backyard farm in Barangay Pugaan.
Following Gov. Emano’s directive, stricter measures are now being undertaken at the quarantine checkpoint in Lugait town which borders Iligan.