The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) uprooted thousands of kilograms of spinach, cultivated on 180-marla area in Sabzazar locality here with sewerage and untreated waste-water, during a crackdown here on Friday.
A special team conducted a raid on the directions of PFA Director General Rafaqat Ali Naswana.
The Punjab Food Authority officials also inspected other 350-marla land in the area.
The Punjab Food Authority Director General warned that the operation would continue across Punjab against cultivation of vegetables with untreated waste-water.
Naswana said farmers could cultivate non-edible crops such as bamboos, flowers and indoor plants with untreated waste-water, but not vegetables.