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25 April 2017
View news from Pakistan FBR Looking to Milk More Taxes from Dairy Sector
PAKISTAN - For the third straight year, the government is planning to milk more taxes from the dairy sector and this time, the target product is tea whitener – a liquid or granular substance that is used as substitute for milk or cream as an additive...
16 March 2017
View news from Pakistan RCB Issues Final Notices for Shifting Cattle Pens
PAKISTAN - Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has issued final notices to owners of cattle pens to shift them outside Cantt area....
14 March 2017
View news from Pakistan Dairy Retailers Enraged by Wholesalers, Police Crackdown
PAKISTAN - A milk crisis seems to be surfacing as a retailers' association has staged a protest and sit-in against the crackdown by the police on dairy milk retailers outside the Karachi Press Club on Saturday....
07 March 2017
View news from Pakistan Promising Developments Shaping Up in Pakistan's Livestock Sector
PAKISTAN - Some promising developments are taking place in the livestock sector raising optimism about this sector’s solid growth and its enhanced contribution to the overall economy....
01 March 2017
View news from Pakistan Engro Foods, PSDF Join Hands to Initiate Dairy Project
PAKISTAN - Engro Foods and Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) signed `The Big Push Project' aiming to create an eco-system within the dairy sector where over 9000 farmers were trained in modern animal husbandry practices, with a focus on increasing...
28 February 2017
View news from Pakistan Council to Launch Rs635m Livestock Development Project in Sindh
PAKISTAN - The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) is planning to launch a livestock development project worth Rs 635 million to promote the livestock sector in backward areas of Sindh province....
21 February 2017
View news from Pakistan Belarus Eager to Export Dairy Products to Pakistan
PAKISTAN - Belarusian Province Brest Oblast wants to export its dairy products to Pakistan in 2017 to promote mutual trade between the two countries....
17 February 2017
View news from Pakistan Focus on Livestock Sector Stressed
PAKISTAN - The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) organised stakeholders’ meeting to identify priorities initiatives proposal for the next year ADP 2017-18 on Wednesday. ...
09 February 2017
View news from Pakistan Lahore Finally Gets ‘Pure Milk’
PAKISTAN - To check the quality if the milk on the spot, the Punjab Food Minister on Tuesday set up a joint check-post with the Punjab Food Authority (PFA)....
08 February 2017
View news from Pakistan Govt Cracks Down on Adulterated Milk
PAKISTAN - Provincial Minister for Food Bilal Yasin has warned owners of dairy farms to restrain from selling adulterated and unhygienic milk in Punjab, saying that those involved in this business would face arrest....
07 February 2017
View news from Pakistan Dairy Farmers Defy Karachi Commissioner, Increase Milk Prices
PAKISTAN - Disregarding Karachi Commissioner’s instructions, dairy farmers in Karachi have increased milk prices by six rupees per liter....
02 February 2017
View news from Pakistan NA Informed of Strict Measures Taken Against Milk Adulteration
PAKISTAN - The National Assembly was informed on Tuesday that measures were being taken against adulteration of milk....
01 February 2017
View news from Pakistan Six Milk Brands Found Fit for Consumption in Pakistan
PAKISTAN - After conducting tests on 16 brands of packaged milk given Ultra High Temperature (UHT) and pasteurisation treatment, the Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) has found that only six are safe for consumption, the National...
30 January 2017
View news from Pakistan USAID Celebrates Achievements of 5-Year Dairy Project in Punjab
PAKISTAN - During his visit to Lahore, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Pakistan Mission Director John Groarke joined Minister of Livestock and Dairy Development Asif Saeed Manais, to celebrate the achievements and successful...
25 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Commission Imposes Fine on Milk Manufacturing Companies
PAKISTAN - The antitrust watchdog on Monday imposed a fine on three milk manufacturing companies including Engro Foods Limited for “deceptive marketing practices which were aimed at deceiving consumers”....
23 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Sindh Govt Works on Achieving Food Security
PAKISTAN - Sindh Minister of Livestock and Fisheries Muhammad Ali Malkani has said that the provincial government is committed to promoting and supporting agriculture, livestock, dairy and other sectors and will provide incentives and facilities to investors....
20 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Seminar Discusses ‘Dealing Strictly’ with Milk Adulterators
PAKISTAN - Despite being the fourth largest milk producing country with an annual production of 42 million tons, Pakistan faces a serious issue of milk adulteration, which should be dealt with strictly....
17 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Packaged Milk Industry Not Regulated for 40 Years
PAKISTAN - A National Assembly committee, stirred by the recent harrowing reports about adulterated milk being sold, came in for a greater shock when they visited the Ministry of Science and Technology for a briefing on the issue on Monday....
13 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Launching of Mastitis Management Program in Pakistan
PAKISTAN - Solve Agri Pak (Private) Limited, in collaboration with CID LINES launched the mastitis management program during a seminar on "Mastitis Can Be Managed" organized at a local hotel in Lahore in Pakistan....
View news from Pakistan Sale of Adulterated Milk Goes on Unchecked
PAKISTAN - Consumers have been consuming milk adulterated with chemicals and contaminated water causing various diseases, particularly among children....
10 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Pakistan Dairy Farmers Announce Increase in Milk Price
PAKISTAN - Another milk crisis is on the horizon in the city as dairy farmers’ associations, unhappy with the government’s capped milk price, have decided to increase the wholesale price of milk by Rs4 from 11 January and then Rs6 from 1 March....
09 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Milk Testing Lab Remains Non-functional Since Opening
PAKISTAN - The first ever milk-testing laboratory established by the KP government to counter the grave problem of adulteration in milk in Peshawar is still non-functional despite its inauguration by the district nazim one month ago as analysing milk...
05 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Dairy Farmers Not to Increase Milk Prices
PAKISTAN - Following the notice taken by Commissioner Karachi against soaring prices of milk, dairy farmers have withdrawn the decision of increasing milk prices....
03 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Stern Action Ordered Against Sellers of Adulterated Milk
PAKISTAN - Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has directed that indiscriminate action should be continued against the elements involved in production and sale of substandard and unhygienic milk....
30 December 2016
View news from Pakistan PFA Fails to Take Milk, Water Sample from Dairies in Rawalpindi
PAKISTAN - The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has failed to take even a single sample of milk and water from dairies in Rawalpindi, which has allowed the milk mafia to continuously play with the lives of innocent public by selling unhygienic milk....
29 December 2016
View news from Pakistan Govt Issues Notice to Major Companies for Milk
PAKISTAN - The government on Wednesday issued a notice to almost all major providers of pasteurised milk, asking them to explain reports which show that their products are unfit for human consumption....
28 December 2016
View news from Pakistan Commission to Inspect Milk, Water Companies
PAKISTAN - The Supreme Court yesterday formed a local commission to inspect different milk and water companies with directions to Punjab Food Authority to ensure completion of reports on samples taken from the local companies....
22 December 2016
View news from Pakistan Cattle Markets in Kashmore District Lacking Basic Facilities
PAKISTAN - here is a great dearth of basic facilities in the two big cattle markets of Kashmore district. Basic necessities such as water, grass, shelter, sanitation and also security are mostly missing in the markets situated in Kandhkot and Tangwani...
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