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CDA drive against poor food practices continues

Islamabad, March 27, 2017 (PPI-OT): On the directions of Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz, Directorate of Health Services (DHS) of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) has continued its campaign against food handlers engaged in poor food practices. Especially constituted teams of Health Services Directorate of the Authority, are raiding in the entire city to ensure provision of quality edible items as per required health standards.

During the last two (02) weeks, these teams have challaned 67 people and issued 57 notices to the violators of hygiene sections of PPF Ordinance 1960. Moreover, 45 liters expired and substandard soft drinks and 50 litres of non-branded, unhygienic and substandard cooking oil was also confiscated and destroyed there and then.

Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz has directed the Directorate of Health Services to continue operation against sub-standard and adulterated food sellers. He has further directed to ensure the implementation of relevant rules and strict action against sub-standards, unhygienic and adulterated food sellers. He has further directed to submit daily progress report in this regard.

For more information, contact:
Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI)
Mayor Office (Old Naval Headquarters),
Street 38, G-7/4, Sector G-6, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9209224
Email: contactus@mci.gov.pk
Website: http://mci.gov.pk

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