ICPO director: No intel on alleged Badjao handlers

first_imgAlso under the ordinance, any person,syndicate or group who utilize and exploit minors, disabled and infirm personsin the mendicancy trade shall suffer a penalty of P2,000 in fine andimprisonment of not less than two months./PN ILOILO City – “We have never heardabout or monitored individuals or criminal groups forcing Badjaos to go to thestreets and ask money from the public.” The city police director said therewere reports that the Badjaos were sending to their families in Jolo, Sulu themoney they collected here. “I already tasked my intelligencepersonnel to conduct monitoring,” Defensor said. Still, said Defensor, the ICPO wouldbe conducting an investigation. Begging and giving alms to beggars arepunishable under City Regulation Ordinance 2002-400. “Paranglivelihood na nila ang pagpakalimos.Our government is spending much money for their fare back to Mindanao but theykeep coming back. For them, mendicancy is an easy way to make money,” lamentedDefensor. Mendicants are liable to fines of P500,imprisonment of not more than a year, or both fine and imprisonment. On theother hand, giving to beggars is punishable by a fine of P500 or communityservice. This Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO)director Police Colonel Martin Defensor Jr. stressed when asked if there is asyndicate behind the proliferation of mendicant Badjaos in the city.last_img read more

Chicken nuggets recalled due to possible foreign matter

first_imgWashington D.C. — Tyson Foods, Inc., a Sedalia, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 36,420 pounds of chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.The panko chicken nugget items were produced on Nov. 26, 2018. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF only)]5-lb. plastic packages of “Tyson WHITE MEAT PANKO CHICKEN NUGGETS” with a “BEST IF USED BY” date of “NOV 26 2019,” case code “3308SDL03” and time stamps 23:00 through 01:59 (inclusive).The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-13556” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.The problem was discovered when the establishment received consumer complaints of extraneous material in purchased Panko Chicken Nugget products. FSIS was notified on Jan. 29, 2019.There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.last_img read more