MUZAFFARGARH  -  Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has dumped about two thousand liters of tainted milk in a big container after intercepting it at Jatoi road for checking.

It was not only watered down, mixed with chemicals and detergents which was hazardous for health, said by DG PFA Irfan Maimon on Friday. Milk was being supplied in different parts of the district in vehicle number SGC 9151 and proved adulterous by lacto scan machine.

The DG expressed zero tolerance over holding of mixing in milk. He said ‘milk mobile testing service’ was started in different nooks and corners of the province to improve its efficacy up to remarkable level.

Standard of milk was being checked at all entrance and exit points of the districts of whole province, he said.

70 shops sealed for SOPs violation

About 70 shops were sealed in tehsil Jahanian following covid-19 SOPs violation on Friday.

DC Zaheer Abbas Sherazi ordered for ensuring coronavirus SOPs’ implementation in letter and spirit across the district. Assistant Commissioner Babar Suleman also held crackdown to ensure application of safety measures at his respective territory.

Expressing concern over rampant transmission of the disease, Sherazi appealed masses to never ignore or bypass given SOPs for not only protecting society but also health.