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February 10, 2018

Fake mineral water factory raided

Lahore

February 10, 2018

LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Friday took action against fake mineral water company for producing illegal and unhygienic water and pirating design and branding identity of a famous brand.

PFA Additional Director General (Operations) Rafia Haider said the Authority took action on the tip-off of PFA vigilance cell in the provincial metropolis on Friday. While, more than 14,000 filled water bottles and 17,000 empty bottles were confiscated during raid.

She said that harmful water bottles were being filled with tap water through direct water supply lines. These harmful bottles were being supplied not only in different cities but also in famous private sector institutions of the city. Factory was situated in the area of Dosako Chowk, Lahore, where huge quantity of water bottles had been recovered and discarded on the spot, Rafia Haider said, adding that unhygienic water bottles are fatal for human health and cause various diseases. clinics sealed: Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) shut down 18 businesses of quacks including nine general quacks, three fake dentists, four bone-setters and two fake hakeems.

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