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  • 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...

  • Infant formula firms restrained from using word ‘milk’

    LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Saturday ordered all infant formula/powdered milk manufacturing companies to clearly print on packaging of their products “it is not natural milk” and also restrained them from using the word “milk” for their products...

    Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar passed this order disposing of petitions against the companies for misleading citizens by describing their products as milk...

  • 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...

  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • LHC bans sale of two packaged milk brands

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court chief justice temporarily banned on Thursday the sale of two packaged milk brands whose manufacturing facilities have already been sealed by the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) for not possessing valid licenses...

    The counsel of the milk companies complained that the PFA displayed photographs of the premises of the companies on social media is in violation of a previous order passed by the court...

  • SC orders analysis of all brands of packed milk

    LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered chemical examination of all domestic and international brands of packed milk available in the market...

    A two-judge bench directed the University of Agriculture Faisalabad, the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore and the Pakistan Council for Scientific and Industrial Research to conduct the analysis of all brands of packed milk within a month...

  • 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...

  • SHC wants to know formula for fixing milk price

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Thursday directed the authorities to submit before it the criteria for fixing dairy products as dairy farmers asked the court to increase the price of fresh milk...

    On Thursday, the counsel appearing for the dairy farmers informed the judges that they were suffering financial losses on the sale of milk at Rs85 per litre and asked the court to direct the city administration to increase the retail price...

  • Dreams of thunder for Pakistan’s Saad seeking Formula 1 glory

    ISLAMABAD: Saad Ali is in pole position to become Pakistan’s first Formula 1 driver, a seemingly impossible target in a country with no race tracks and where all sport sponsorship money is poured into the national obsession — cricket...

    “As a kid I was always interested in cars, but there was no racing in Pakistan, it was not even on television,” said Saad...

  • Formula for new NSG members leaves Pakistan out: US group

    WASHINGTON: A draft proposal for accepting new members into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) paves the way for India’s entry but leaves Pakistan out, says a US-based arms control organisation...

    Last week, the US media reported that Rafael Mariano Grossi, a former chairman of the NSG, had prepared a two-page document, explaining how a non-NPT state, like India and Pakistan, could join the group...

  • Pakistan rejects new formula for NSG membership

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Thursday rejected the Grossi formula for evaluation of the candidature of non-NPT states for the Nuclear Suppliers Group’s membership as ‘discriminatory’ and unhelpful for advancing global non-proliferation objectives...

    ”Ambassador Rafael Mariano Grossi of Argentina had been appointed as a facilitator for discussions among the NSG members after Seoul plenary meeting of the 48-nation nuclear trade...

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