Karachi, August 17, 2016 (PPI-OT):As per Directives of Director General, Pakistan Standards and amp; Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) Muhammad Khalid Siddiq, regarding the improvement in quality of products specially consumer products. An un-licensed cooking oil and ghee factory who used Sub-standard Oil and Ghee at Korangi, Karachi raided and seized all products. Razzaque Basit Oil Industries (Pvt.) Ltd; used substandard un-licensed product in their factory. PSQCA Conformity Assessment Wing has seized and started legal proceeding against Razzaque Basit Oil Industries (Pvt.) Ltd; Karachi and seized all brands of oil and amp; ghee namely Nice Cooking Oil, Phool Banaspati, Khajoor Banaspati and amp; Nice Banaspati. During the visit PSQCA team found out there was no proper quality control system as per Pakistan Standards Specification.
Notices were issued to stop production of all brands to till compliance of national standard as per PSQCA rules. Team was comprising PSQCA Inspectors Bashir Ahmad Unnar, Deputy Director(CAK), Ferozuddin, Assistant Director (CAK, and Field Officers Mujeeb Solangi, Ayaz Abro, Nabi Bux Jamali and Mukhtiar Jamali.
For more information, contact:
Jawaid Hussain Siddiqui
Media Adviser, PSQCA
Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA)
Government of Pakistan
(Ministry of Science and Technology)
Cell No. 0333-2266957
Tel: (92-21) 99206546
Fax: (92-21) 99203919