MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Senator Cynthia Villar, who takes pride in seeing the Rice Tariffication Law become a reality may not be happy with neophyte Senator Imee Marcos who wants to repeal it.
Marcos’ proposed bill is based on scientific findings that white rice is worse in causing diabetes than sugary drinks.
In her proposed bill, Marcos wants to revoke all rice import licenses of private individuals or groups so as to lessen the volume of unhealthy white rice being sold in the country. She also encouraged rice farmers and millers to produce and market the more healthy brown rice.
Here’s to a diabetes-free Philippines