PFA To Collect Cooking Oil, Ghee Samples Twice In Year

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PFA to collect cooking oil, ghee samples twice in year

The Punjab Food Authority will collect cooking oil and ghee samples two times in a year for laboratory test

LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Jan, 2019 ) :The Punjab Food Authority will collect cooking oil and ghee samples two times in a year for laboratory test.

The result of laboratory test will be published for public interest as per law.

This was unanimously decided in a meeting held between Punjab Food Authority and Pakistan Vanaspati Manufacturers Association (PVMA), on Friday. On the occasion, Minister for Food Samiullah Chaudhry was also present.

The Minister for Food appreciated the initiatives of PFA for bringing reform and improvement in the food industry. He said that PFA will provide complete guidance to everyone for improving their standards.

He said that the government was utilizing all available resources to meet the international standards of food.

On the occasion, PFA Director General Captain (R) Muhammad Usman said that PFA would stop the production of all those brands who would not meet the food safety standards in the laboratory test.

He said that all brands would be bound to remove their stock from market within 24 hours in case of failing their samples in laboratory results.

He added that the provincial food regulatory would discard all stock in case of failure to remove the stock from market.

He further said that the production of failed brands to be reopened after re-analysis their samples and ensuring proper reforms.

The DG further said that the company would have the right to appeal in case of any reservations on the sampling results.

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