PFA seals six pickle manufacturing units

08:36 PM | 9 Dec, 2018
PFA seals six pickle manufacturing units
LAHORE - On the special directions of Director General Punjab Food Authority Capt (r) Muhammad Usman, food safety teams conducted crackdown on substandard pickle and muraba (jam) manufacturing units throughout the province on Sunday.

During the operation, the food safety teams closed down six pickle units and a jam unit along with 25 food business operators charged with heavy fines in different cities of Punjab.

As per information, as many as 51 manufacturing units were served notices. The strict action was taken against them for not complying with its instructions and over failure to meet the food safety standards.

Out of 109 manufacturing units were inspected in which 56 units in Lahore, 17 in Rawalpindi, 22 in Multan and 14 units in Muzaffargarh.

The DG said that the PFA closed six pickle units and one jam preparation unit for using rotten fruits and vegetables.

Meanwhile, the PFA has warned all food business operators who are associated with this business to ensure the quality of their food products as per the standards of PFA Regulations, otherwise, strict action would be taken against them.

Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation (APPC) - Pakistan's Premier News Agency


US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Pound, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today - Currency Rates 20 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 20, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.15 for buying and 280.85 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.35 and selling rate is 303.25.

British Pound rate is 354.85 for buying, and 358.35 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.70.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.15 280.85
Euro EUR 301.35 303.25
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.85 358.35
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.7 74.42
Australian Dollar AUD 184.75 186.55
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.5 205.5
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 36.05 36.05
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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