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FDA stops imports of dairy, produce from Japan

FDA stops imports of dairy, produce from Japan

Tweet The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it will cease importation of dairy products and produce from the area of Japan where a nuclear reactor is leaking radiation. The FDA mentioned that those foods will be seized at entry and will not be sold to the public. The agency previously said that it [Continue reading]

3-peso LPG price hike today

3-peso LPG price hike today

Tweet       Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) price increases today by 3 pesos per kilo and will likely increase again by 2 pesos in the next few days.  According to Arnel Ty, LPG Marketers Association (LPGMA) president, the price hike is due to the $100 per metric ton increase this December from international LPG [Continue reading]

Warner Bros drinking glasses contain toxic metals beyond federal limit

Warner Bros drinking glasses contain toxic metals beyond federal limit

Tweet      The decorative drinking glasses sold at Warner Brothers Studios were found to have contained between 16 percent and 30.2 percent lead which exceeds far beyond the federal limit on children’s products. 0.03 percent is the limit. These drinking glasses with comic and movie characters designs were made in China and [Continue reading]

LPG price down by Php0.50/kilo tomorrow

LPG price down by Php0.50/kilo tomorrow

Tweet Effective 12:01am Tuesday, LPG price will be less expensive by 50 centavos a kilo.  This would mean that an 11kg tank full of LPG will be cheaper by 6 pesos.  LPG Marketers Association President, Arnel Ty, said that an 11kg tank of LPG will be down from P530 to P524. He also said that [Continue reading]

Meralco advises increase in August electric bill

Meralco advises increase in August electric bill

Tweet     The Manila Electric Co. announced on Friday that power consumers in Metro Manila should expect an increase in the August electric bill.  Meralco explained that they were hoping for generation charges to go down but rather they experienced a higher generation rate of P0.44 per kilowatt hour in July. The said generation [Continue reading]

Shell rolls back fuel and LPG prices

Shell rolls back fuel and LPG prices

Tweet On August 3, mototrists will be elated since there will another price rollback for cooking gas and fuel. [Continue reading]