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    Ghee Factory In Pakistan

  • Factory sealed for churning out hazardous ghee

    SAHIWAL: The district administration claimed on Friday to have confiscated a huge quantity of ‘desi ghee’ being prepared with a mix of butter oil and chemicals...

    District Coordination Officer Javed Akhtar Mahmood along with a team raided Pak Dairy factory near Arifwala’s Rakhani Morr and confiscated thousands of tin packs of fake desi ghee...

  • PFA to ban vanaspati ghee by July 2020

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has decided to ban the manufacturing, sale and purchase of vanaspati ghee for its extremely hazardous effects on human body by July 2020 and to restrict quantity of trans fatty acids up to 0...

    High quantity of trans-fatty acids, Palmitic acid and nickel are used in manufacturing of vanaspati ghee as ‘Catalyst’ that may cause fatal diseases like obesity, diabetes, mental diseases, heart...

  • Ghee — Friend or foe?

    Ghee...

    For most of us Pakistanis, that word conjures up a vivid image of our mother or grandmothers, dupatta tied at the waist, dipping into a big tin with a cow on it and serving up warm parathas; the buttery aroma of ghee would fill up the entire kitchen...

  • Indian researchers cook up low-fat ghee

    NEW DELHI: Scientists in India have developed a low-fat version of ghee that cuts the cholesterol content by 85 per cent in a move that could give a much-needed boost to fitness levels, a senior researcher said Thursday...

    Ghee, a form of clarified butter, is a staple of Indian cooking and also used in traditional medicines and as an offering during religious festivals...

  • Ghee, cooking oil prices edge up

    KARACHI: Prices of ghee and cooking oil have surged by Rs30-50 on a five-kilogram carton in the provincial capital, with retailers blaming manufacturers who in turn blame costlier palm oil and an appreciating dollar...

    In contrast, the average increase in prices of the two commodities all over the country came to Rs12-15 a kg during the past year, said an official of Pakistan Vanaspati Manu­facturers’ Association (PVMA)...

  • Ghee, cooking oil firms told to appoint QCR-rated auditors

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan on Monday withdrew the Vegetable Ghee and Cooking Oil Companies (Cost Accounting Records) Order 1990, and also issued a circular requiring appointment of QCR-rated auditors for performance of cost audit...

    The 1990 order required companies in ghee and cooking oil sector to maintain cost records...

  • Ghee mill, three ice cream factories sealed

    TAXILA: A ghee mill, three ice cream factories and two hotels were sealed in various parts of Hassanabdal for poor hygiene as district health authorities have launched a crackdown on violators of Food Act...

    A team led by district sanitary in-charge Rana Abdullah along with assistant commissioner Syeda Rimla Ali during raids found a ghee mill located on G...

  • Prices of ghee, cooking oil raised by Rs2-10

    KARACHI: The price of one-kg ghee and one-litre cooking oil pouches have been increased by Rs2-10 in the wake of rising trend in palm oil rates on the world markets...

    They said as per the quality of various brands, some manufacturers have pushed up price of ghee by Rs8 per kg and Rs10 per litre in cooking oil...

  • Nine of 71 ghee, oil brands found non-conforming

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was informed on Tuesday that out of a total 71 brands of Banaspati ghee and cooking oil available at Utility Stores Corporation (USC) outlets, nine were found non-conforming and 14 products were being evaluated for quality standards...

    In a report submitted before a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, the Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority explained that non-conforming...

  • Punjab Food Authority declares various cooking oil, ghee brands unfit for consumption

    Punjab Food Authority (PFA) declared various cooking oil and ghee brands unfit for human consumption due to absences of Vitamin A and rancidity, artificial flavour addition and other acid values, read a public notice issued by the authority on November 27...

    Meanwhile, the brands which were declared unfit due to rancidity and addition of artificial flavor include Tullo Banaspati, Tullo Cooking Oil, Soya Supreme Banaspati, Kisan...

  • 17 water, nine ghee companies sealed as SFA drive continues

    KARACHI: The Sindh Food Authority (SFA) on Tuesday informed Chief Secretary Mumtaz Ali Shah that 17 companies selling bottled water and nine commercial concerns dealing in loose ghee were sealed in Karachi as the drive against hazardous food continued...

    They said that the bottled water companies were sealed in compliance with the relevant order issued by the chief justice of Pakistan...

  • No new tax imposed on ghee, flour: minister

    ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Revenue Hammad Azhar has defended his government’s decision to increase tax on sugar, but denied imposing any new tax on cooking oil, ghee, flour and raw meat...

    While the opposition in the National Assembly has been asking the government to take back its tax-heavy budget, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf stalwart and former finance minister Asad Umar has also asked his government to reconsider the decision to...

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