PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Authority has launched mega drive against adulteration, discarded around 3000 litres of adulterated milk, and 16000 kilograms of other Food Items, says official of KP Food Authority
Director-General KP Food Authority Sohail Khan said that the mega drive against adulterators will continue throughout the month of November. He said that for the drive all teams from across the province are kept standby, who will be engaged in intelligence-based operations against adulteration in food items.
While providing details of the crackdown director operations Dr Azmat Wazir revealed that vigilance cells have been established at divisional level. He said that more than 600 inspections have been carried out so far, at various general stores, factories, bakers, restaurants and other food outlets. Dr Azmat Wazir maintained that twenty-eight food outlets including four bakers were sealed, while more than twelve adulterators were arrested in different operations across the province.
“The Operation Zarb-e-Milawat initiated on the special directives of chief secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Under this crackdown, teams are focused to eliminate all kind of adulteration in food items. We request the general public to share information with our teams to carry out successful operations to expel adulterators from the province” he concluded.