Lakki Marwat: Soft drink factories sealed
LAKKI MARWAT: Three illegal soft drink manufacturing factories were sealed in Lakki city on Saturday. DCO Nisar Ahmad had received complaints from public circles that the sale of low quality soft drinks was continuing unabated in the open market, hazarding human health.
Following the directives of district coordination officer, ACO Liaqat Ali Bhatti along with officials of health and food departments paid surprise inspection visits to the soft drinks manufacturing factories in Lakki city and sealed them.
The factories were being run illegally as the owners could not produce any licence or other relevant documents regarding preparing soft drinks. Officials of health and food departments also collected samples of soft drinks from the illegally run factories for laboratory tests.