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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Commission, the executive arm of the 28-nation EU, to gradually put back on the market milk powder stocks that had been withdrawn...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...

  • Johnson & Johnson to stop selling talc baby powder in US and Canada

    Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced it would stop selling its talc Baby Powder in the United States and Canada, saying demand had dropped in the wake of what it called “misinformation” about the product’s safety amid a barrage of legal challenges...

    “I wish my mother could be here to see this day,” said Crystal Deckard, whose mother Darlene Coker alleged Baby Powder caused her mesothelioma...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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