KOHAT: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority and the livestock department have reached an agreement to ensure the supply of unadulterated milk and quality meat to the people.
The authority’s assistant director Sadia Mukhtiar and Dr Asif Junaid of the livestock department reached the understanding at a meeting held here the other day.
The officials vowed to curb sale of adulterated milk and substandard meat in the market.
On the occasion, Ms Sadia said quality of milk coming into Kohat from outside and the local farms was being checked through laboratories to ensure provision of quality products to the consumers.
She said the food authority was trying to curb mixing of chemicals and water in milk.
The meeting was also attended by food safety officer Rizwan Wazir.
Meanwhile, the Jawaki police of the Darra Adamkhel tribal subdivision arrested a proclaimed offender for murdering his wife and son in Taulanj area of Gumbat tehsil a month ago.
The PO, Nek Bad Shah, belonging to Orakzai district had escaped the area after the double murder over a family dispute, a statement issued on Saturday said.
The police arrested the outlaw in raid on his hideout in Jawaki village.
Published in Dawn, December 5th, 2021