Plant Product Safety Services Division

Plant Product Safety Services Division

The Republic Act No. 10611 also known as Food Safety Act of 2013 mandates the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) as a Food Safety Regulatory Agency (FSRA) under the Department of Agriculture (DA).


The Plant Product Safety Services Division (PPSSD) under the BPI is tasked to undertake responsibilities relevant to food safety of fresh and minimally processed plant foods from primary production to post-harvest stages of the food supply chain.


Functions

  • Enforces food safety control on plant foods;
  • Intensifies the monitoring system of contaminants and pesticide residue to assure the supply of safe food for the consumers;
  • Provides laboratory services for microbiological examination, physico-chemical analysis, pesticide formulation and pesticide residue analysis; and
  • Coordinates with other local and international authorities on activities relevant to the functions of the Division.

Vision

  • PPSSD is an internationally recognized regulatory office in providing competent efficient and quality services responsive to the need of plant food stakeholders.

Mision

  • We ensure safe plant food from primary production to post harvest stages of the food supply chain through effective food control system and laboratory services.
Laboratory Services

Laboratory Services

Contaminants Laboratory Section (CLS)

Noreen D. Escobar, Section Head, Composed of Microbiology Unit and Chemical Unit, and is tasked to:

Microbiology Unit

Monitor chemical and microbiological contaminants and biotoxins

Chemistry Unit

Provide physico-chemical and microbiological analytical services for fresh and minimally processed agricultural produce


Pesticide Analytical Laboratory Section (PALS)

Sonny B. Conde, Section Head,Composed of Pesticide Residue Unit and Formulation Analysis Unit, both scopes are ISO/IEC 17025:2005 certified, tasked to:

Pesticide Residue Unit

Monitor pesticide residue level in locally produced and imported agricultural commodities

Formulation Analysis Unit

Provide analytical services for pesticide residues and formulation to various stakeholders


Satellite Pesticide Analytical Laboratory (SPAL)

Four (4) satellite pesticide analytical laboratories are tasked to monitor pesticide residue of local agricultural produce which are strategically located in

SPAL Baguio

Joy S. Calaunan, Section Head, SPAL Baguio (covers Regions I, II and Cordillera Autonomous Region (CAR)

SPAL Cebu

Bernadette A. Ibarra, Section Head, SPAL Cebu (covers Regions VI, VII and VIII)

SPAL Cagayan de Oro

Sherlita B. Olifernes, OIC-Section Head, SPAL Cagayan de Oro (covers Regions IX, X, Caraga)

SPAL Davao

Mary Grace A. Nacional, Section Head, SPAL Davao (covers Regions XI, XII and BARMM)

Food Safety

Food Safety

THE IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10611, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "FOOD SAFETY ACT OF 2013"

IRR of RA 10611 Download IRR of RA 10611
Service Form Download Link
Cold Storage Warehouse Licensing BPI-QMS-PPSSD-F25 Download
Application for License to Operate (LTO) BPI-QMS-PPSSD-F32 Download
Food Safety Compliance Officer BPI-QMS-PPSSD-F37 Download
Training Service Provider BPI-QMS-PPSSD-F39 Download
Service Form Download Link
PhilGAP

PhilGAP

PhilGAP Promotional Video


CODE OF GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES (GAP) FOR FRUITS AND VEGETABLE FARMING / PNS/BAFS 49:2017

PNS - PhilGAP Download PNS - PhilGAP

Service Form Download Link
PhilGAP Application Form BPI-QMS-PPSSD-F1 Download
PhilGAP Application Form - Annex A BPI-QMS-PPSSD-F1A Download
PhilGAP Application Form - Annex B BPI-QMS-PPSSD-F1B Download
Service Form Download Link
Legal References

Legal References

Plant Product Safety Services Division's Legal References / Guidelines

Contact

Contact

Bureau of Plant Industry Central Office

Plant Product Safety Services Division

692 San Andres St., Malate, Manila
ppssdbpi@gmail.com
8-524-0779; 8-524-0708; 8-523-7154


Accreditation and Inspection Section

692 San Andres St., Malate, Manila
ais.bpippssd@gmail.com
8-524-0779

Food Safety Operation Unit

ais.bpippssd@gmail.com
8-524-0779

Risk and Regulatory Analysis Unit

fsrat.bpippssd@gmail.com
8-523-7154

FSOU - Baguio

bpi.ppssd.ais.fsu.baguio@gmail.com
0985-253-8931

FSOU - Cebu

bpifsucebu@gmail.com
(032) 236 4744; 0917-112-7987

FSOU - Cagayan De Oro

bpifsucdo@gmail.com
(088) 857-6550

FSOU - Davao

spaldavaofsu@gmail.com
(082) 293 0220


Pesticide Analytical Laboratory Section

Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, 1104 Metro Manila
lsdnpal2010@gmail.com
8-426-3366; 8-461-1622


Contaminants Laboratory Section

Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, 1104 Metro Manila
cls.bpippssd@gmail.com
8-426-3366; 8-461-1622


Satellite Pesticide Analytical Laboratory

SPAL - Baguio

BPI Compound, Guisad Valley, Baguio City
npalbaguio@yahoo.com.ph
(074)442-2668

SPAL - CDO

BPI Compound, Macabalan, Cagayan de Oro City
bpipalcdo@yahoo.com; bpipalcdo@gmail.com
09164091316; 09397496234

SPAL - Cebu

Hi way Maguikay, Mandaue City, Cebu
bpinpalcebu@gmail.com
(032)420-3563; (032)345 2861

SPAL - Davao

Bago Oshiro, Tugbok District 8000 Davao City
bpidpal@yahoo.com
(082) 293 0220