Factory sealed, 8,000kg fake spices seized in Peshawar

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Food Safety and Halal Food Authority sealed a spices factory and seized over eight thousand-kilogram spurious spices during an operation here on Monday.

Spokesman of the KPFS&HFA said that on a tip-off, a team of the authority raided a spices factory located in Nasirpura area of Peshawar.

During operation, over 8000-kilogram substandard spices mixed with choukar and second-rate food colours was recovered and the factory was sealed.

A case was also registered against the owner and employees of the factory and investigation was underway.