Rice Shortage

Rotten NFA rice causes health problem in Iloilo
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Rotten NFA rice causes health problem in Iloilo

Iloilo City — The stench emitted by decaying rice damaged in the flood triggered by Typhoon Frank has been affecting the health of people residing near the National Food Authority (NFA) compound in barangay Quintin Salas here, according to local health officials. Residents who went to the barangay health center complained of chest pains, shortness…

All about the Rice Shortage
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All about the Rice Shortage

Contrary to what everyone believes, the country's rice shortage actually started way back the year 1870 when the Philippines first imported rice. The practice continued except for 2-3 years under the term of President Marcos, when the Philippine actually exported rice. But other than that, domestic production has always been short of the local demand…