Punjab Food Authority Contemplating Strategy To Stop Illegal Slaughtering: DG

Punjab Food Authority contemplating strategy to stop illegal slaughtering: DG

Director General Punjab Food Authority (PFA) Capt. (R) Muhammad Usman has said that the authority was contemplating a strategy to stop illegal slaughtering of animals to provide healthy meat to people.

LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Sep, 2018 ) :Director General Punjab Food Authority (PFA) Capt. (R) Muhammad Usman has said that the authority was 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 Agriculture and Meat Company (PAMCO) here on Tuesday.

He said that PFA was going to set up a vigilance cell with the cooperation of PAMCO to halt the un-authorized and illegal slaughtering of animals in such slaughter houses which are not up to the standard and have no legal rights to slaughter animals.

Muhammad Usman said 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.

The DG PFA 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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