PFA seals 232 food points, closed 95 production unit last year

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Punjab Food Authority (PFA) continued strict sev-eral operations against the adulterators and sealed 232 food points besides closure of 95 production units temporarily in 2021.

A spokesperson for PFA said on Friday that the teams checked 37,759 sites at various places across Multan division in last year wherein . 110,000 liters of ex-pired carbonated drinks, more than 24,669 liters of adulterated and defective milk was de-stroyed.

About 25,100 liters of substandard oil was recov-ered from fat rendering units while 11,289 liters of refined oil was recovered from restaurants and food points during this period. About 65471 rotten eggs rejected from hatcheries and used in bakeries and 610 kg mango pulp was destroyed in Multan division. As many as 8,075 kg of unhealthy meat, 8,888 kg of mixed spices and 1,027 kg of unhealthy open color was also disposed off.

About 45,492 kg of fungus-affected pick-les, 28,734 kg sachets gutka, 700 kg mixed sweets and 1363 kg of faulty papad also disposed off.

Moreover, 3,616 food points were issued PFA li-censes during above said period.—APP

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