KARACHI: Sindh Food Authority (SFA) on Wednesday raided several shops of sweets and bakers and found unhygienic environment and expired food items.
The raids were undertaken in central district of Karachi. The authority inspected sweet shops, bakeries and marts at Block ‘M’ and ‘L’ of North Nazimabad.
The authority sealed three bakeries and sweet shops in North Nazimabad. Further a fine of Rs120,000 was imposed.
The SFA found deteriorated and unhygienic condition at a famous bakery. They found chemical at the bakery, which was strictly prohibited for human consumption. Further, they found insecticides and chemicals at the bakery.
Another nimco shop was raided and found deteriorated hygienic conditions.
The authority raided at a mart where they found expired ketchup, cold drinks, packed milk, pickles, sauces, tea etc.
The SFA imposed a fine of Rs10,000 on a famous pakwan centre in North Nazimabad. They found expired and prohibited edible oil in use at the centre.
The SFA warned shops to comply with standards within 15 days otherwise harsh action would be taken.