Food authority seizes 130kg substandard spices.

PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority (KPFS and HFA) in an operation in Nowshera district seized more than 130kilogram of substandard spices, non-food grade color and other expired food items from various grocery stores and imposed fine on them.

KPFS and HFA Director General Sohail Khan said the operation was carried out under the direction of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Secretary Khushal Khan under a special campaign aimed ensuring quality of spices, meat, tea leaves and chicken across the province.

In the first week of the campaign, the food traders were being imparted training on implementation of the authority's SOPs along with awareness sessions on ensuring quality food.

According to the KPFS and HFA, the meat shops in various markets in DI Khan were checked and shop keepers were informed...

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