PFA disposes of 3,000 liters adulterated milk in Lahore
LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority’s (PFA) enforcement teams have foiled an attempt to supply thousands of liters tainted milk which was being carried on a tanker from Sahiwal to Lahore on Tuesday.
According to a statement released from the ministry, PFA confiscated 3,000 liters adulterated milk prepared with hazardous powder and chemicals.
PFA Director General Captain (retd) Muhammad Usman said that a fully-loaded tank of adulterated milk was covered with wooden and sheets. He said that the authority had confiscated the vehicle however, the driver escaped from the scene after seeing food dairy safety teams.
Meanwhile, the authority disposed of thousands of liters prepared fake thick liquid which had to use for preparing 12,000 liters tainted milk.
Earlier, the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) in a province-wide crackdown on sale of adulterated milk had discarded a total of 4,915 liters tainted milk on January 13.
As per details, the quality of 1, 88,961 liters milk being transported on 1,544 vehicles was tested across the province. The milk samples for tests were taken from 769 vehicles in Lahore, 414 in Rawalpindi, 273 in Multan, and 88 in Muzaffargarh.