BFA to get two mobile food testing labs.

QUETTA -- The Balochistan Food Authority (BFA) would get two mobile food testing labs to verify and monitor food business in the province to ensure provision of hygienic food items to the general public.

The Balochistan government has given the approval for provision of two mobile food testing labs to the BFA in Quetta and Khuzdar for food safety and quality control.

Talking to reporter, an official of the Balochistan government said, with the provision of these credible labs, the authority would be able to check and monitor all the packed and unpacked food items besides food standard of restaurants in the respective areas.

He said the authority would be able to make sure the formulated standards, procedures and guidelines of the authority in relation to any aspect of food including food business, food labelling and food additives to specify appropriate enforcement systems.

He said the government has planned to endorse proper food laboratories enabled with methods of sampling, analysis of samples and report formation of results to take specific measures to curtail adulteration in food in all over Balochistan.

The BFA has sealed various eateries in the province for selling sub-standard food and poor hygienic conditions,he said adding that the Authority has also imposed fine on food outlets...

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