Supreme Court asks PFA not to spare substandard milk producers

supreme-court-pakistannews54s5f454sfnews54s5f454sfaLAHORE: The Supreme Court on Friday threw its weight behind the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) directing its Operations Director, Ayesha Mumtaz, not to spare manufacturers of substandard milk.

A two-judge bench headed by Justice Mian Saqib Nisar was hearing a petition challenging sale of substandard food, adulterated milk and bottled water in the market.

Ayesha Mumtaz told the bench the authority had been taking action against the companies involved in manufacturing substandard and hazardous food items. She said two of the milk manufacturing companied recently sealed by the authority had approached the Lahore High Court.