DepEd Negros Says “Iwasan ang pagkain at drinks sa labas ng school” Due To Contaminated Chicken Joy Issue

DepEd Negros Releases Statement Over Contaminated Chicken Joy Issue

DepEd Negros has finally released a statement due to the contaminated chicken joy issue “Iwasan ang pagbili ng pagkain at drinks sa labas ng school”

Earlier, the video footage of a young student who bought a fried chicken outside school containing live maggots. The video footage elicits reactions from the internet users after it was posted online.

A male teacher checked the fried chicken and expressed his disappointment and frustration after he saw live maggots inside the food. The young boy allegedly bought the chicken outside the school.

Young Student

The food looks like a regular fried chicken at first glance but the resident got shocked after live maggots came out as he opened the chicken joy’s batter.

The educator criticized the fried chicken vendor for selling disgusting products to students. He claimed that the contaminated food may pose risk to the health of the students.

The latter said that the vendors outside the school must ensure the cleanliness of their products. He posted the video to raise public awareness when it comes to food outside school.


On Thursday (November 17, 2022), the Department of Education (DepEd) – Division of Negros Occidental spokesperson Ian Arnold Arnaez released a statement regarding the incident.

Arnaez reminded the parents, guardians, and students to avoid buying food and drinks outside school. He explained that cholera cases and water-borne diseases start to increase in the province.

DepEd DepEd

The DepEd official advised the students and parents to buy food inside the school canteen. He said that Division Office regularly checks the cleanliness of the place and food.

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