Sale Of Loose Milk To Be Banned From 2022:Punjab Food Authority (PFA)

Additional Director General(ADG) Punjab Food Authority Licensing and Resources, Shahid Inayat Malik, stated that sales of milk loosely would be prohibited as from 2022 and that pasteurized milk would be available from all dairy farms in plastic bags and bottles.

Shahid Malik said that PFA’s objective was to bring all food-based firms, bakeries, marriages, restainers, etc. into one category with a license in order to be monitored transparently at the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) awareness workshop.

The ADG said that PFA has started a campaign to protect consumers  the adulterated milk. “The dairy farmers are advised to install pasteurizing plants and maintain cold chains to provide milk to the consumers,” he said.

Malik said that no centre would be harassed in the name of inspection. Replying to a question, ADG said that license registration process has been simplified and complaints will be resolved on timely mode.

Earlier, in his speech, RCCI President Saboor Malik said that the PFA has protected and supplied quality goods to consumers through measures.

Nonetheless, it must improve its ability to reduce fines and simplify procedures by adding that “information sheets for awareness of promotions should be issued in every Urdu language business centre,” he said.

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