PFA seals various restaurants, shops for sale of substandard, prohibited items



The Punjab Food Authority sealed several restaurants, shops and canteen for sale of substandard food commodities and prohibited items in various cities of Punjab on Friday.

The PFA team headed by Director Operations PFA, Rafia Haider, raided two restaurants at Mall Road and Sadar Road in Lahore. The raiding team sealed both restaurants over presence of expired items, poor hygienic condition in their kitchens and serving substandard food to the customers. The kitchen staff was found engaged in smoking while doing routine work.

The PFA sealed three general stores in Rawalpindi for selling outdated food commodities.

In Gujranwala, the PFA sealed canteen of a private school over presence of prohibited energy drinks.

In yet another action in Gujranwala, three shops were sealed after recovery of 3000 packets ‘gutka’.