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Gourmet, Chamman among 47 ice cream brands declared unfit for human

10:39 PM | 22 Dec, 2018
Gourmet, Chamman among 47 ice cream brands declared unfit for human
LAHORE - Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has released the sample results of 156 brands of ice cream and frozen desserts here on Saturday.

PFA Director General Capt (r) Muhammad Usman said that 47 samples were failed to meet the standards of Punjab Pure Food Regulations out of 156 samples.

He said the products of Gourmet, Chamman, Royal and Badami Kulfa were included in the list of failed category.

He further said that PFA declared failed products unfit for human consumption and PFA was now removing their products from market. The samples were collected in September 2018.

Muhammad Usman added that anybody could download the complete list of the sample results from the PFA website ( PFA also ordered to stop the production of all those brands that failed to meet the standards in the analysis report of laboratory test. PFA will again collect samples for laboratory test after ensuring proper reforms.

He said that PFA would not allow anyone to play with the lives of people especially innocent children.


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 20 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains marginally same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 20, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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