KFC, Pizza Hut sealed in Peshawar for serving rotten food


Deputy Commissioner Office Peshawar has sealed Pizza Hut and KFC outlets for supplying ‘expired food’ items.

According to Facebook posts by the Deputy Commissioner Office, ADC Osama Warraich and AAC Muhammad Fawad conducted a raid on the directions of deputy commissioner Peshawar and found expired food items in the kitchens of both the restaurants.

“Branch manager of Pizza Hut on Shami Road has been arrested and legal action will be taken against Pizza Hut,” the Facebook post added.

Further, rotten vegetables and more than 200 expired items were found at KFC on University Road. As a result, the restaurant was sealed.

On Wednesday, the Punjab Food Authority claimed to have sealed one of the outlets of California-based fast food chain, Fatburger, in Lahore owing to “spoiled meat and vegetables” present in their kitchen.

According to a Facebook post by the authority, Director Ayesha Mumtaz sealed Fatburger’s MM Alam Road, Gulberg branch owing to spoiled meat with a “pungent smell, rotten vegetables in cold storage, as well as rancid oil being used for frying purposes”.