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LAHORE: To check the Food Standard Regulation 2017 in Punjab Educational Institutions, Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has inspected banning of carbonated drinks in educational institutes to ensure compliance across the province.
Hundreds of inspections were done in different educational institutes by provincial food watchdogs on daily basis to check if canteens in private and public institutes are selling beverages that are banned in schools. Food inspectors are also checking the quality of products that are being sold to
This operation in Punjab is being supervised under the Director General of PFA Noorul Amin Mengal.
About 700 schools in the eight divisions of Punjab are inspected yet to check the quality of food, in the last week.
The authority had inspected around 68 schools in Lahore, 41 in Rawalpindi, 39 in Multan, 35 in Gujranwala, 41 in Faisalabad, 24 in Sahiwal, 27 in Bahawalpur, 19 in Sargodha and 22 in DG Khan.
In which of these around 109 schools were issued on cleanliness and unhealthy food distribution.