Punjab Food Authority seals six food outlets to clean the poor

RAWALPINDI – The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Tuesday inspected various sites in an ongoing drive to investigate food outlets, while six shops were sealed due to lack of proper sanitation.

A spokesperson for the departments told the media that during regular check-ups, the PFA teams sealed the TAVTA college canteen and general store in Islamabad to sell expiry items in the Rawalpindi area.

Meanwhile PFA teams in Attock area sealed Sardar Masala Farosh and Rahman Brothers for selling adulterated spices and failed to maintain hygiene standards. The teams also sealed the Noor Avan Hotel and Malik Milk Shop to use unhealthy milk.

The teams also imposed a fine of Rs 286,000 on various outlets while notices were issued to 99 outlets for improving cleanliness.

He further said that strict action is being taken against the violators to ensure provision of healthy food to the residents.

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