KFC, Pizza Hut sealed in Peshawar over 'expired' food

Deputy commissioner's office says Pizza Hut's branch manager was arrested

Web Desk July 24, 2015

Deputy Commissioner Office Peshawar on Thursday sealed Pizza Hut and KFC outlets for supplying 'expired food' items.

According to Facebook posts by the Deputy Commissioner Office, ADC Osama Warraich and AAC Muhammad Fawad conducted a raid on the directions of Deputy Commissioner Peshawar and found expired food items in the kitchens of both the restaurants.

"Branch manager of Pizza Hut on Shami Road has been arrested and legal action will be taken against Pizza Hut," the Facebook post added.

Read: Eid side-effects: Over 5,000 suffer from stomach-related sicknesses

Further, rotten vegetables and more than 200 expired items were found at KFC on University Road. As a result, the restaurant was sealed.


Read: Punjab Food Authority seals Fatburger outlet in Lahore

On Wednesday, the Punjab Food Authority claimed to have sealed one of the outlets of California-based fast food chain, Fatburger, in Lahore owing to “spoiled meat and vegetables” present in their kitchen.

According to a Facebook post by the authority, Director Ayesha Mumtaz sealed Fatburger’s MM Alam Road, Gulberg branch owing to spoiled meat with a “pungent smell, rotten vegetables in cold storage, as well as rancid oil being used for frying purposes”.


Amna | 6 years ago | Reply Sadly, another blot on Pakistan's name... Why cant we remain honest for once!?
Johar | 6 years ago | Reply Someone has to pay for that nice smartphone! Ramazan and Eid was very expensive this year and now is the time to make up for that!
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