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About Julian

Julian Wright is a British agricultural scientist married to a Philippine teacher, who has a house and some land planted to coconuts and other crops near Dumaguete in the Philippines.

Fake honey still sold in major supermarkets

There are plenty of supermarkets still peddling CEM fake honey even many months after it became illegal. Robinsons Supermarket criminal activity Lees Supermarket criminal activity (vast quantities of illegal stock) SM Supermarkets and others are still trading in illegal fake … Continue reading

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CEM ‘honey’ is still sold in some shops illegally

If your local shop or supermarket is still illegally trading in CEM products then please read the attached pdf. FDA Advisory No. 2016-073 The outlet should be reported to the FDA at:   report@fda.gov.ph or the FDA can be informed … Continue reading

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Advisory notice against CEM products by FDA

The FDA has issued a Public Health Warning advisory notice against CEM ‘honey’ products http://www.fda.gov.ph/advisories-2/food-2/347561-fda-advisory-no-2016-073-public-health-warning-against-the-use-and-consumption-of-the-unregistered-cem-s-honey-being-distributed-or-sold-in-the-market

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Food & Drugs Administration performance

The Philippine FDA are paid by the citizens to protect them from unsafe food products. However, they have so far failed to tackle the crime of fraudulent honey in the nation’s supermarkets. The FDA have been given clear and ample … Continue reading

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Fraudulent honey by Cem – who still supply the nation’s supermarkets!

Being in the food business, I did contact Cem 4 years ago, as I wanted to buy samples. They did agree and went to their “office” or “warehouse” in Mandaluyong. The place was almost impossible to find, no street number … Continue reading

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Progress on supermarket fraudulent honey

Good news: Some progress is being made to protect the Philippine public from the honey fraudsters using supermarkets as outlets. Bad news: It is taking a long time and so persistence is needed.

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FDA still investigating fraudulent honey in supermarkets!

The FDA is aware that there is a problem with the fraudulent honey on the shelves. No communication is coming from the FDA to explain why no action has yet been taken to protect the public from this crime.

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