Karachi, March 13, 2017 (PPI-OT):PSQCA Mobile Testing Lab Team raided at Sunday Bachat Bazar at Gulshan-E-Iqbal, Karachi, along with Print and Electronic Media and NGO’s. On arrival at Sunday Bachat Bazar start checking different brands various mandatory food items and caught some un-registered product too. The Team member included Mr. Bashir Ahmed, Dy. Director, Conformity Assessment South , PSQCA, Media Adviser Mr. Rehmatullah Memon caught unregistered 05 food items 1- Clover Plus Sunflower, Honey, 2- Infant Milk, 3- Golden Sun (loose) Cooking Oil, 4- Awam, Banaspati,5- Awam, Cooking Oil.
The other checked on spat and find Fail are 1-Assal, Cooking oil, 2- ABSA, Banaspati 3- ABSA, Cooking Oil, 4- Shan Iodized Salt, 5- Al-Heba, Cooking Oil Team also checked pass after lab test Pacific, Cooking Oil, 2- Bake Parlor, Synthetic Vinegar (White), 3- Pure, Banaspati, 4- Naz, Cooking oil, 5- Blue Band, Table Margarine Talking Media persons Rehmatullah Memon assured that they will continue their work and we are working to consumer’s satisfaction and to prevent substandard and un-registered products from the markets and to advise manufacturers to get licence and registered with PSQCA.
Media Adviser, PSQCA Mr. Rehmatullah Memon informed the Media that Federal Minister Rana Tanveer Hussain and Director General Muhammad Khalid Siddiq are ordered to continue and expand its activities and this mobile testing laboratory will be rotated in all locations of the city and the other part of country as well to control the manufacture of substandard products. The vision of Government to achieve its core objectives of ensuring human health and safety and provide thrust to consumer protection as well as consumer satisfaction.
People hail the working of PSQCA to raid the market and bazaars of the city to control the manufacture of substandard products and check their quality in open Market. People demanded to continue this practice in public interest. PSQCA team assured them that they are committed and the practice will continue not only for spot checking of food items on site but to educate and aware the people about quality Standards.
For more information, contact:
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