BFAD assures safe products

“Local peanut butter is safe because we have asked manufacturers to disclose their sources of peanut-based products and none of them source from the United States,” said BFAD Director Leticia Barbara B. Gutierrez in a chance interview on the sidelines of the Medicines Transparency Alliance forum.

She added none of the products recalled by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are in the list of BFAD imports.

On Monday, the BFAD released an advisory on the consumption and purchase of peanut butter and other peanut-based products based on reports of product recalls by the FDA.

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