PFA Contemplating Strategy To Stop Illegal Slaughtering: DG

PFA contemplating strategy to stop illegal slaughtering: DG

LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Sep, 2018 ) :Director General Punjab Food Authority (PFA) Capt. (R) Muhammad Usman Tuesday said that the authority is contemplating a strategy to stop illegal slaughtering of animals to provide healthy meat to people.

He stated this during a visit to head office of Punjab Aggriculture and Meat Company (PAMCO) here.

He said that PFA is going to set up a vigilance cell with the cooperation of PAMCO to halt the unauthorized and illegal slaughtering of animals in such slaughter houses which are not upto the standard and have not legal rights to slaughter animals.

He said that the performance of the PFA's vigilance and food safety teams would be improved and cooperation from Livestock department and district administration would also be sought to cope with the threat of substandard meat.

He said that initial line of action has been prepared and massive crackdown will soon be initiated against the illegal slaughter houses.

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