7 milk shops, 1 food processing factory sealed

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The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration has sealed seven milk shops and a food processing factory in the limits of Sangjani police station on charges of adulteration.

Magistrate of Sadar zone Mir Yamin, following public complaints, inspected 11 milk shops along with the teams of Punjab Food Authority (PFA) and took action after finding contaminated milk.

Talking to APP on Wednesday, Yamin said the authorities also discarded 250 litres of sub-standard milk and arrested 4 shopkeepers.

“Not only had the milk been watered down, but it also contained various chemicals,” he remarked.

The district administration with the assistance of PFA and the mobile testing unit had imposed heavy fines on those involved in the heinous act of adulteration in the milk, he added.

Meanwhile, another raid was conducted on a food processing factory [KK Foods], which was sealed for using low quality material in food processing.

 

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