Punjab Food Authority (PFA) declared various cooking oil and ghee brands unfit for human consumption due to absences of Vitamin A and rancidity, artificial flavour addition and other acid values, read a public notice issued by the authority on November 27.
The authority declared the brands unfit after examining the samples which were collected during a survey in the process, said a statement issued by PFA.
Various brands which were declared unfit for consumption due to absence of Vitamin A and low saponification include Shan Cooking Oil, Shan Banaspati, Soya Supreme Cooking Oil and five other brands.
Meanwhile, the brands which were declared unfit due to rancidity and addition of artificial flavor include Tullo Banaspati, Tullo Cooking Oil, Soya Supreme Banaspati, Kisan Vegetable ghee, Smart Canola Cooking Oil, Ghani Cooking Oil and eight other brands.
Courtesy : Dawn News