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The president had originally directed Rodriguez to skip the hearing.
On the third hearing of the sugar import mess, Executive Secretary Vic Rodriguez appeared before the Senate blue ribbon committee after the panel subpoenaed him to attend the September 6 probe.Rodriguez had appeared in the first hearing but left early because of ...
Philippines may be 'forced' to import, president says.
President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. said Wednesday he was hoping to "come to an agreement" with industrial consumers of sugar to see if there's a need to import additional supplies of the sweetener.Marcos, who handles the Department of Agriculture, said he was ...
The country has enough supply for now, the president said.
There is no need to import sugar for now, President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. said as the country's supply is enough to meet the demands for the commodity.Marcos, who concurrently heads the Department of Agriculture, made the remark after he rejected the ...
An untold number of men, women, and children starved and died during this bleak moment in the nation’s history.
Famine isn’t a word you hear a lot these days, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. There are still places in the world where people struggle with putting food on the table, particularly in some developing countries in Africa. In the Philippines, ...
This will have you thinking twice about eating another slice of mango.
Human beings have a love-hate relationship with sugar. We both crave it and avoid it. While we know it’s in the food we eat, we are not aware of just how much sugar our favorite snacks contain. Here is a short list ...
Sugar is the number one enemy.
Sugar is so interlaced with everything we eat and drink, it's hard to imagine a world without it. But like all the good things in the world, the popular sweetener is not without its dark secrets. Just recently, the sugar industry was ...
You might want to put down that next cookie.
It’s a sad day for sugar junkies.Researchers have discovered a groundbreaking connection between sugar consumption and its relation to tumor growth. A recently published online study by Nature Communications has gathered evidence to support the belief that high-sugar diets increase the chances of developing ...
Is your diet knowledge up to date on the latest studies?
The ideal amount of added or free sugar is 25 grams or six teaspoons a day for women and 37.5 grams or nine teaspoons a day for men. This may seem like a generous amount but if you check the nutrition labels ...
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