PFA disposes of 40,000 litres of substandard milk
LAHORE: In a massive operation, Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has disposed of around 40,000 litres of substandard milk from different cities in the province on Sunday.
Director General PFA Noor-ul-Amin Mengal said that trucks and other vehicles were monitored in various cities during the operation.
He said that 9,000 litres of substandard milk was disposed of by Punjab Food Authority officers at the entry points of Lahore.
The Director General Punjab Food Authority said that pasteurized milk should be sealed in bottles to keep it in pristine condition and prevent adulteration.
Deadlock emerges over hike in milk prices in Karachi
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