Food Authority confiscates over 2,500 kg of substandard jiggery; seals unit.

PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority (KP FS and HFA) during a raid near Shahalam Pul area of Peshawar here on Sunday seized over 2,500 kilogram of substandard jiggery and sealed the fake production unit.

According to the Food Safety Authority officials, the unit was producing jiggery with use of sugar, substandard jiggery and non-food grade colours, instead of sugarcane.

The substandard jiggery from the unit used to be supplied to various parts of the city.

During the raid, the team also confiscated over five kilogram of non-food grade color from the unit.

The hygiene condition of the production unit was also found very deplorable, they added.

The Food Safety Authority also carried out the...

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