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Chinese salt banned in Pakistan over ‘health hazards’

ISLAMABAD: Discovering about the health hazards of popular Chinese salt Ajinomoto during a hearing, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered ban on sale of the salt. The CJP was hearing a suo motu case pertaining to the sale of Ajinomoto or Chinese salt and used cooking oil in the country. He said the sale of Ajinomoto could not be allowed in view of its health hazards. In January, Punjab Food Authority (PFA) had banned Ajinomoto after the authority’s scientific panel found it hazardous for…