PFA recovers over 500 litre counterfeit milk during raid
LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Friday recovered more than 500 litre counterfeit milk, banaspati ghee and raw material during a raid in Pak Pattan, ARY News reported.
The PFA raided the counterfeit milk manufacturing unit on directive of Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. He had directed for crackdown on food adulteration.
The director general PFA imposed heavy fine on vermicelli manufacturing unit for abundance of insects. Substandard color was being used in preparation of vermicelli, he said.
On April 22, PFA had sealed five eateries and slapped fine over five other restaurants at motorway service checking areas in Lahore.
As per details, the PFA team had inspected restaurants and the food points situated at motorway service area and found five restaurants violating hygienic standards set by the authority.
Three food points were issued warning in this regard, while five were sealed and five others were served with fine by the PFA.
Earlier, the Punjab Food Authority (PFA), in a large-scale operation headed by Director General Captain (retd) Muhammad Usman, had seized 35, 000 kilogram spoiled spices and 1,000 kilogram spoiled fruit preserves in Lahore.
The PFA had sealed a spice grinding unit and a fruit preserve (murabba/ jam) factory in the city.