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  • 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...

  • Rs63m smuggled skimmed milk powder seized

    LAHORE: Customs authorities in the central region of Punjab claim to have seized a huge quantity of imported skimmed milk powder destined for Afghanistan under cargo in transit and sealed a rice mills on Muridke-Narowal Road...

    Officials put the value of seized bags containing skimmed milk powder at approximately $584,312 (Rs63...

  • Angry farmers spray EU HQ with milk powder

    BRUSSELS: European dairy farmers protesting against falling prices sprayed tonnes of milk powder over the EU’s headquarters on Monday as agriculture ministers held talks there...

    They were protesting against a decision by the European Commission, the executive arm of the 28-nation EU, to gradually put back on the market milk powder stocks that had been withdrawn...

  • Muslim group CAIR evacuates US HQ after getting white powder in mail

    WASHINGTON: Muslim advocacy group Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) evacuated its national headquarters on Capitol Hill on Thursday after receiving a letter containing white powder, but staff were later allowed to re-enter after authorities conducted preliminary tests and deemed the substance harmless...

    In California, a CAIR branch office in the Bay Area city of Santa Clara, was also evacuated on Thursday after receiving...

  • Animals’ bone powder seized; factory sealed

    TOBA TEK SINGH: A special task force team raided on Thursday Chak 367-JB in Gojra and sealed a factory where allegedly the powder of rotten bones of animals was being manufactured and supplied to the manufacturers of medicines, cattle and poultry feed and custard powder...

    Gojra Assistant Commissioner (AC) Asif Ali Dogar, who led the team, told reporters that they had been alerted by an intelligence agency regarding the preparation of...

  • GCU patents low-cost nano-powder

    The ZNO-SIO2 Nano-powder was tested at the Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA)...

    The patent in the field of forensics and Nano-technology is the result of research done by PFSA Director-General Dr Ashraf Tahir, GCU Vice- Chancellor Prof Dr Khaleequr Rahman and its Nano-chemistry laboratory Director Dr Akhyar Farrukh for developing indigenous strong and low-cost nano-powder for lifting latent fingerprints from nonporous surfaces...

  • Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $55m in talc-powder trial

    Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a US jury on Monday to pay $55 million to a woman who said that using the company’s talc-powder products for feminine hygiene caused her to develop ovarian cancer...

    Ristesund said she used J&J’s talc-based powder products – which include the well-known Baby Powder and Shower to Shower Powder – on her genitals for decades...

  • Johnson & Johnson to pay $72mn for cancer death linked to talcum powder

    LOUIS: Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a Missouri state jury to pay $72 million of damages to the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer was linked to her use of the company's talc-based Baby Powder and Shower to Shower for several decades...

    Read: ‘9,000 contract ovarian cancer every year’Fox, who lived in Birmingham, Alabama, claimed she used Baby Powder and Shower to Shower for feminine hygiene for more than 35 years...

  • The Inheritance Powder, a tender tale of love and death

    HILARY Standing’s debut novel, The Inheritance Powder, was originally published in the UK in October 2015, and short-listed for the Yeovil Literary Prize in the same year...

    The Inheritance Powder tells the tale of the world’s worst mass chemical poisoning, a terrible story of 50-80 million people poisoned by arsenic released from under layers of sediment in deltaic regions of India and Bangladesh by the action of constructing deep...

  • Baby powder helping fund IS in Afghanistan

    About 500,000 tonnes of talc, used in products ranging from paint to baby powder, were exported from Afghanistan in the year to March, according to Afghan mining ministry figures cited in the group’s report...

    Almost all went to Pakistan, where much of it is re-exported...

  • 22 women get $4.7bn in suit against talcum powder maker

    7 billion in total damages to 22 women and their families after they claimed asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder contributed to their ovarian cancer in the first case against the company that focused on asbestos in the powder...

    Medical experts testified during the trial that asbestos, a known carcinogen, is intermingled with mineral talc, which is the primary ingredient in Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower...

  • 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...

  • Milk producer increases price

    KARACHI: A leading tetra milk producer has increased the price by Rs5 to Rs10 ahead of the budget and Ramazan...

    The company, however, did not give any reason for pushing up the price...

  • Milk retail price fixed at Rs80 a litre

    KARACHI: Milk price in the city has been fixed at Rs80 a litre and stern action will be taken against any milk seller selling the commodity at rates higher than the official one, Karachi commissioner said on Thursday...

    Giving a press briefing in his office, Asif Shah said the price had been fixed after a marathon meeting stretching over 15 hours between representatives of dairy farmers, wholesalers, retailers and the city...

  • Milk sellers divided over price hike after crackdown

    KARACHI: A swift and stern action taken by the city administration against profiteers selling milk at Rs90 and Rs95 per litre by sending some of them to prison, many others to police lock-ups and imposing heavy fines on others, has cracked the milk cartels with one group agreeing to sell milk at the old rate while the other one threatening to suspend milk supply to the city beginning on Wednesday evening...

    Following the crackdown on...

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