Pork is the most popular meat in East and Southeast Asia, and is also very common in the Western world. It is highly prized in Asian cuisines for its fat content and pleasant texture. The religions of Judaism and Islam forbid pork consumption; the sale of pork is illegal or severely restricted in Israel and certain Muslim countries, especially those with sharia law as part of their constitution.
Overseas Filipino Workers knows that selling and bringing pork in their host country (Middle East) is strictly prohibited. It is part of the pre-orientation seminar before they you’ve been dispatch.
In the Facebook Posts that circulated online , Two Filipinos was arrested in Kuwait for selling pork , The unnamed Filipinos who’s shown on picture below get arrested with 30 Kilograms. Post said that the two are referred to the Kuwait concerned authorities.
Awareness to OFWs
Kindly make sure to know the rules of your host country and needs to follow the DO and DONTS .