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  • Traders slap Rs10 on milk prices

    KARACHI: An official crackdown on milk sellers on Monday landed many of them behind bars for arbitrarily enhancing milk prices once again by Rs10 per litre, yet most people may have to purchase the commodity at the new price of Rs90 to Rs95 per litre as the wholesalers and retailers are not ready to bring down the prices on their own...

    The wholesalers claimed that dairy farmers had increased the rate of milk from Rs73 to Rs84 per...

  • Farmers want heavy duty on milk powder import

    LAHORE: The Kissan Ittehad Pakistan on Tuesday demanded that the government impose heavy duty on import of milk powder and whey powder as unchecked import is badly hurting the dairy farmers...

    Addressing a press conference here, KIP President Khalid Mahmood Khokhar says because of this import the milk is neither purchased by commercial buyers nor they pay market price...

  • Gramwhole, milk lead Ramazan sales

    KARACHI: The month of Ramazan so far has generated mixed business opportunities for stakeholders but fruit vendors and traders of chana (gramwhole) and besan as well as milk are enjoying tremendous profits...

    Meanwhile, milk retailers offered different views...

  • High court seeks reply in milk steroids case

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Punjab government on a petition challenging sale of steroids for boosting milk production of buffaloes...

    He said the production of milk through steroids was causing serious health hazards and even spreading incurable diseases like cancer...

  • ‘Milk’ producing factory found; six arrested

    OKARA: A fake milk producing factory was unearthed in Renala Khurd and six men were arrested for allegedly supplying 100kg milk to the market daily...

    On a tip-off, Renala Khurd City Station House Officer Aziz Cheema with a team conducted a raid in Koocha Husnain and unearthed a factory with machinery and chemicals allegedly used to produce fake milk...

  • PFA bans formula milk’s marketing, sampling

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has imposed a ban on marketing and free sampling of infant formula milk in hospitals...

    The decision was taken in a meeting of the authority officials with the Formula Milk Association office -bearers held at the PFA Headquarters, a handout said on Tuesday...

  • Formula milk, infant’s food to be regulated

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority and the Breast Feeding Protection Unit of the Integrated Reproductive Maternal Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition Programme on Thursday decided to regulate the formula milk and other food items for the infants...

    In a meeting held here, the PFA and the Health department’s IRMNCH and nutrition programme officials discussed the relevant laws that allowed the departments to regulate the newborn’s food...

  • Camel milk sellers

    KARACHI roads are already congested because of Qingqis, and now camel milk sellers are roaming main roads and using roundabouts as their milk shops...

  • Replacing ‘soft drink culture’ with milk intake

    LAHORE: The 15th World Milk Day, initiated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 2001, brought together different stakeholders at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, who stressed the need to change culture: milk instead of soft drinks...

    The speakers were of the view that ‘soft drink culture’ invaded even rural Pakistan, where these drinks had increasingly replaced milk consumption, with huge...

  • Qatar builds dairy industry in desert to ensure self-sufficiency in milk

    UMM HAWAYA: Deep in the Qatari desert, a herd of cows stands in a vast shed, cooled by fans and jets of mist — each animal a key player in a plan to defy a trade boycott and make the kingdom self-sufficient in milk by next year...

    Hundreds of cows were already hooked up to the automatic milking machines at Baladna’s farm in Umm al Hawaya, about 50km north of Doha, and producing milk good enough to export, he said...

  • Farmers protest budget by spilling milk outside parliament

    ISLAMABAD: Anti-government slogans filled the air and milk flowed on the Constitution Avenue on Tuesday when farmers feeling hurt by the budgetary proposals protested outside the Parliament House as elected representatives debated the budget inside...

    Angry that instead of providing new incentives, the budget deprived them of whatever relief the farming sector had been enjoying, the protesting farmers blocked one side of the avenue...

  • Packaged milk price goes up by Rs5

    KARACHI: Nestle Pakistan has increased the price of EveryDay tea whitener by Rs20 on a one-kilogram pack and by Rs10 on a 400-gram pack ahead of Ramazan...

    Waqar Ahmad, head of corporate affairs at Nestle Pakistan, said the company has a range of sizes in EveryDay, but the prices have been raised for only a few sizes
  • PFA chief says tea whiteners to be labelled 'This is not milk'

    Tea whitener brands will soon start implementing a Punjab Food Authority (PFA) order to specify on their product packaging that the contents are not milk, the authority's chief said on Friday...

    Two months before a deadline set by the authority expired, brands have agreed to start printing ‘This is not milk’ on their packaging, PFA Director General Noorul Amin Mengal claimed...

  • Govt urged to check supply of adulterated milk

    PESHAWAR: Livestock farmers have complained about the sale of adulterated dairy products in the provincial capital and demanded effective mechanism to check the supply of impure and contaminated milk supplied from Punjab to the province...

    He also came down hard on the authorities saying they were indifferent to the supply of highly unsafe milk and other dairy products to KP from Punjab...

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