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  • Milk shortage in Karachi averted as trader associations put off strike till 17th

    KARACHI: A severe shortage of fresh milk was averted in the city on Thursday for the time being as the wholesalers and retailers’ associations put off their strike till July 17 after the city administration assured their representatives that the milk price would be increased in accordance with the inflation rate to be determined by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)...

    Two major associations of milk wholesalers and retailers — the All...

  • Only six milk brands fit for consumption in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: After conducting tests on 16 brands of packaged milk given Ultra High Temperature (UHT) and pasteurisation treatment, the Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) has found that only six are safe for consumption, the National Assembly was told on Monday...

    Dairy companies use UHT treatment to increase the shelf life of packaged milk...

  • 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...

    Chairman Karachi Wholesalers Grocers Association (KWGA) Anis Majeed said the per month consumption of chana (chickpeas), which is also used for making ‘besan’ (gram flour), swells to 180,000-185,000 tonnes a week before Ramazan...

  • 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...

    I would like to ask the Commissioner of Karachi whether there is anyone to stop them...

  • 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...

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