PFA imposes fine on four restaurants.

LAHORE -- The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has stopped the production of five famous cafes and imposed fines on four restaurants in posh areas for failing to meet the food safety standards and quality parameters.

Under the ongoing anti-adulteration campaign, raids were conducted under the supervision of PFA Director General Shoaib Khan Jadoon at Mall 1, Main Boulevard Gulberg and MM Alam Road.

The DG said the PFA imposed emergency prohibition orders (EPOs) on Second Cup, Mocca Coffee, Ganache Cafe, Shagaf and Sashas to stop their production till further order.

He said the PFA took action against these big cafes for using fungus-infested bread, bun, substandard cheese and inferior quality ingredients.

Apart from that, food points failed to take satisfactory preventative measures to control pests, however, an abundance of cockroaches was witnessed in the kitchen during the raids, he added.

Similarly, Cafe Aylanto...

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