Punjab Food Authority seals fake soft drinks factory


The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Sunday sealed a factory producing fake soft drinks and discarded thousands of litres of adulterated drinks, media reports have stated.

After receiving information, PFA operations wing teams conducted a raid at the site and confiscated 4,800 filled and 6,000 empty bottles.

According to PFA Director General Noorul Amin Mengal, the factory was located at Fazal Park Barahdari near the bank of Ravi away from the eyes of the authority. He claimed that it was using chemicals, fake and expired flavour for preparing soft drinks.

He further said the PFA teams discarded a large quantity of substandard and unhygienic raw material used to prepare beverages.

Mengal said the factory was busted after proper noticing the supply chain and they also took its supply records into custody.


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