The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority has sealed 8 units in the province for providing substandard products. The sealed factories include some big names that were found violating the food safety laws.
The authority’s spokesperson Attaullah Khan told the media that renowned beverage brand Rooh Afza’s Hayatabad unit was closed as well. The factory was found violating the provincial health and safety standards.
Three spice factories were also banned in an operation in Bacha Khan Chowk area. These factories were said to be using flour, crushed wooden waste, and rotten garlic in unhygienic conditions for manufacturing spices.
Another operation was carried out in Swat’s Mangora City where 400 liters of adultered milk was wasted. The authority sealed a water plant in Swat as well.