PFA seeks ban on items with less than 60% shelf life

PFA requested restriction on import of all products such as chocolates and candies that were near expiry


Our Correspondent September 22, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority (PFA) to ban sale of imported food items such as chocolates, milk, candies with less than 60 percent of shelf life, The Express Tribune has learnt.

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PFA, according to a letter written to the FBR Chairman Tariq Mehmood Pasha, requested restriction on import of all products such as chocolates and candies that were near expiry. The authority was preparing a draft of regulations in this regards that it will present in its boards meeting on 27 September along with 5 other regulations.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 22nd, 2017.

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