LAHORE:Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) has sealed another six illegal brands of bottled drinking water and discarded huge quantity of water bottles here.
The PSQCA officials said here Monday that on the directions of Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain, Director General Khalid Siddiq constituted a taskforce to take strict action against illegal water brands.
On which special taskforce, led by Deputy Directors Asghar Ali and Rizwan Ali, conducted raids in different areas of the city including Township, Katcha Jail Road, Qainchi, Iqbal Town and Kot Lakhpat and found some illegal water brands operating without having PSQCA licence. The taskforce sealed Premium Care, Atlantis, Aquafer, Crystal Care, Kashmir and Lahore Water brands and discarded huge quantity of water bottles.
Appreciating the efforts of the task force, DG Khalid Siddiq advised them to continue action against illegal brands of water and food with same sprit. He also warned the companies preparing substandard and illegal food items of strict action. The DG added that special teams would continue to check illegal water/foods brands and collect samples from the markets of across the city.APP