Duterte fires FDA chief over alleged corruption

DAVAO CITY (May 17) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday fired Food and Drug Authority (FDA) Director-General Nela Charade-Puno due to corruption allegations. In a letter to Puno signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea dated May 15, he said the reason for her termination is “in line with the President’s continuing mandate to eradicate graft …

A story about Dr. Farrah Agustin-Bunch

By:  Atty. Abeto  A. Salcedo Jr. The authorities raided the Dr. Farrah Agustin-Bunch Natural Medical Center in Victoria, Tarlac on Friday and closed its pharmacy for allegedly selling food supplements without authorization. The case was initiated from the complaints filed by medical societies before the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA). These kinds of occurrences are …