10,000 litres of counterfeit drinks seized

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority (KP FS&HFA) Sunday seized over 10,000 litres of counterfeit drinks during a raid on a factory in Muheb Banda area of Mardan.

The unit was established inside a house, where the owner was producing fake beverages with name of multinational brands.

Crackdown on counterfeit drinks is underway in the province on the directions of DG Food Safety Authority, Shahrukh Ali Khan and Minister Food Atif Khan.

According to the Spokesperson KP FS&HFA, Qaiser Khan, during the operation counterfeit beverage unit was sealed, while packing materials and other filling machinery was also confiscated.

He said a case will be registered against the culprit. The spokesperson added the fake beverages used to be supplied to various areas of Mardan.—APP

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