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NA Informed of Strict Measures Taken Against Milk Adulteration

02 February 2017

PAKISTAN - The National Assembly was informed on Tuesday that measures were being taken against adulteration of milk.

To a call attention notice moved by Khalida Mansoor and others regarding supply of toxic milk in Islamabad, the minister said 202 samples were taken while over 21,000 litres of adulterated milk was wasted.

He said the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Food Safety Act was also being introduced in Islamabad to ensure provision of quality food to the residents.

He said a food authority was also being established in Islamabad on the pattern of the Punjab Food Authority to check the sale of substandard food.

Meanwhile, the House referred eight private member bills to committees while rejecting the motions for leave to introduce seven other bills.

Source: Daily Times

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