PFA seals two sweatmeat production units in Rawalpindi, one in Lahore
LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority on Thursday continued its crackdown on substandard and unhygienic item and sealed two sweat meat production units in Rawalpindi and one in Lahore, ARY News reported.
The authority had launched a province-wide campaign during the month of Ramazan and has intensified efforts ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.
PFA Director-General Noorul Amin Mengal said that no leniency will be tolerated against substandard and unhygienic food items.
He ordered to seal production units of Wali Bakers in Ganjmandi and Al-Falah Bakers on Siddique Khan Road in Rawalpindi. Both have been directed to improve their standards. A famous Arabian delight sweatmeat shop was also sealed in Lahore.
On June 8, the PFA raided a biscuit factory in Lahore and seized more than 1.1 million rotten eggs. The eggs were reportedly worth Rs15 million and were supposed to be used in the production of a powder for biscuits.