LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority personnel fined the proprietor of a restaurant in Allama Iqbal Town for poor personal hygiene and preparing food in an unsanitary kitchen. A statement issued on Wednesday said the restaurant’s kitchen had open drains, dirty freezers and spoilt spices. A restaurant on Amir Road was fined Rs3,000 for having a broken down freezer and keeping food items and flour uncovered. A sweet shop on Amir Road was fined Rs2,000 for the same problems. PFA officials collected samples of spices to be tested at a laboratory. A hareesa shop in Data Ganj Bakhsh Town was fined Rs4,500 for selling substandard food, not keeping the kitchen clean and lack of compliance with PFA regulations.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 7th, 2015.