PFA seals beverage factory producing substandard soft drinks


LAHORE, July 07 (TNS): The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) sealed a beverage factory producing fake and substandard soft drinks and took into custody 4000 liter fake juice here on Friday.

The PFA team along with provincial Food Minister Bilal Yaseen raided a beverage factory in Manga Mandi area of Lahore. During operation, the PFA sealed the factory for producing substandard  soft drinks, took into custody 4000 liter fake juice which was disposed off later.

Provincial Minister Bilal Yaseen said that prohibited chemicals and outdated material was used in producing the soft drinks.

He said that the factory was also sealed couple of months earlier but was granted permission to function after assurances by the factory owner to follow rules, regulations and ensuring the quality of the soft drinks produced in the factory.