Administration takes action against profiteering, adulteration

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Additional Commissioner Karachi Dr Waqas Roshan along with concerned officers on the direction of Commissioner Sohail Rajput took action against profiteers and vendors selling adulterated unhealthy goods in different areas on Thursday. He was accompanied by Assistant Commissioner Ferozeabad, Assistant Commissioner Headquarters Commissioner Karachi and Food Authority officials. More than 280 liters of adulterated milk was wasted in the operation. While the commissioner who was sealed during the Ehsan Milk shop operation has directed all the deputy commissioners to monitor the action against the sale of adulterated goods at the government rate, he said that he should ensure that the people are provided with hygiene. Milk and other food items are available at government rates in accordance with the rules and standards. Strict action should be taken against violators. Ensure that people have access to hygienic products at government rates. Prices of milk, meat and other items were checked during the operation. Action was taken against vendors selling substandard goods in violation of government rates. A milk seller was arrested in the operation while a total fine of Rs 140,000 was imposed on milk sellers and meat sellers. Assistant Commissioner Ferozeabad imposed a fine of Rs 30,000 on Punjab Milk Shop, Rs 30,000 on Quraysh Milk Shop, Rs 30,000 on Ghousia Meat and Chicken Shop. Sindh Food Authority imposed a fine of Rs 50,000.

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