2 tons of unregistered medicine, expired food condemned in Cavite

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MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) condemned at least two tons of seized unregistered medicine and expired food and meat products during an operation in Trece Martires, Cavite.

BOC said in a report on Friday that the medicines did not have required clearances from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which may indicate that it is unsafe for consumption.

However, Customs did not specify the purpose and the make of the medicines, and its point of origin.

“Some of the shipments that were condemned are unregistered medicines with an estimated weight of 350 kilos. These medicines were seized for failure to obtain necessary clearance from the [FDA] and thu…

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