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10,000 kg of desi ghee worth Rs 10mn discarded in Punjab, but why?

LAHORE: In its continuing drive against adulterated and substandard food, the authorities have discarded massive 10,000 kilograms of ‘desi ghee’ in Sahiwal on Saturday (March 3).

The action was taken by the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) during its raid.

The PFA has discarded 10,000 kilo substandard organic ghee worth Rs10 million of a Sahiwal factory in the market. The action was taken after samples from the market, warehouse and factory failed lab test.

The representatives of the factory requested the PFA to reanalyse their failed samples. The second test also failed to meet safety and quality parameters.

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