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PFA shuts snacks unit

By APP
April 02, 2024
A logo of the Punjab Food Authority (PFA). — Facebook/Punjab Food Authority/File
A logo of the Punjab Food Authority (PFA). — Facebook/Punjab Food Authority/File

LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority (PFA) closed down a restaurant and imposed a total fine of Rs322,000 on seven food points over multiple violations of the Punjab Pure Food Regulations.

The authority also discarded 230-litre adulterated milk, 100-litre substandard cooking oil, 100kg slanty, 200kg packing material, 120kg expired food products and 80kg poor-quality of translucent soft candy (petha). PFA Director General Muhammad Asim Javaid said the authority inspected 59 food outlets and 34 milk carrier vehicles in Wagah Town, Nishtar Town and Sheikhupura. He said that a PFA team raided a snacks unit and stopped its production by imposing an emergency prohibition orders.