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Special teams of Capital Development Authority to check sub-standard fruit and drinks: Amir Ali Ahmed

Islamabad, May 27, 2014 (PPI-OT): Member Administration CDA Mr. Amir Ali Ahmed has directed Directorate of Health Services to constitute special teams for operation against sub-standards fruit and drink sellers in the city to make certain the supply of hygienic food stuff for masses during summer season. As per principals of public health and relevant rules action should be taken against sellers of sub-standards, un-hygienic and expired food stuff.

On directions of Member Administration CDA Mr. Amir Ali Ahmed special teams are being constituted to take action against sale of un-hygienic food stuff. The teams will start their operation immediately and weekly progress report will be submitted to the Member Administration.

In the meanwhile during previous week 75 notices and 27 challans were issued to the violators. One (01) hotel at F-7 Markaz and one (01) tea stall in Sector G-8/4 were partially sealed. Furthermore 60 liters of non-branded oil, six (6) dozen snacks and 40 un-hygienic utensils were confiscated and then destroyed.

The said action was taken by two specially formed Directorate of Health Services teams each headed by a Food Inspector working under supervision of Health Officer. Performance of the teams is being examined on daily basis.

For more information, contact:
Public Relations Directorate
Capital Development Authority (CDA)
Main Office, G-7/4, Islamabad
Tel: +9251 925 2614
Email: getreply@cda.gov.pk

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