BUKIDNON | April 26, 2022 – FPA Northern Mindanao, led by Supervising Agriculturist Ma. Sonia C. Calleja, along with the FPA legal team, conducted a warehouse audit of Del Monte Philippines, Incorporated (DMPI) in Camp Philips, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon on April 22, 2022.


Ms. Charmaine Pailagao, DMPI Pollution Control Officer, presented the DMPI’s historical background and the measures to protect the environment and soil health from the harmful effects of pesticides and fertilizers.


FPA Northern Mindanao and the legal team found out that the repacking area is vulnerable to air disturbances specially to formulated pesticides. They recommended to enclose the area to avoid air disturbances and possible pesticide contamination.


Afterward, the FPA team observed a foliar spraying operation and fruit harvesting.


The FPA legal team of Atty. Jane Aquino-Pabalete, Errol John A. Ramos and Board Secretary Ms. Shanelle Napoles visited the region to likewise brief FPA Northern Mindanao personnel on the agency’s new laws and issuances on the effective delivery of FPA services. These laws and issuances will provide field officers with the necessary ethical and equitable enforcement procedures.

Written by:  Romnick N. Boctot, | Published: 27 April 2022

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