Rep. Narciso Santiago III has filed the Pet Food Additive Information Bill, or House Bill 7059, which would require petfood producers to list the ingredients and additives in their product on the packaging, according to the Philippine Daily Inquirer .
HB 7059 would also require producers to place warnings if an additive is a known carcinogen or causes harmful side effects.
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