Caloocan, Philippines The Northern Police District (NPD) Director BGen. Ronaldo Ylagan announced on Friday the arrest of three citizens for manufacturing fake isopropyl alcohol. Along with the arrest of Bea Angela Acosta, 21, of Sta. Quiteria, Caloocan as well as Ronnel Almojuela, 24; and Christian Roa, 27, both from Valenzuela City, police confiscated P800,000 (approximately…

Manila, Philippines As part of a series of lectures entitled, “Tox-Talks”, Dr. Chenery Ann E. Lim presented a lecture about methanol poisoning at Philippine General Hospital on July 4,2019. Dr. Lim is a program coordinator presently working with Oslo University Hospital and she has for a number of years worked for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF/Doctors…

Manila, Philippines The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advised citizens to consume only registered, certified Lambanóg from legal licensed distillers. The agency has documented 44 cases of methanol poisoning traced to Lambanóg since May. Among the 44 cases, 21 victims have died from methanol poisoning associated with Lambanóg. At the urging of licensed distillers,…