LAHORE: (HRNW) The Punjab Food Authority on Thursday seized 80,000 kilogrammes of expired chocolate in a raid at a warehouse, ARY News reported.
According to PFA officials, they also seized a truck full of expired chocolate, which was being transported to Faisalabad.
Chemicals are used to purge expired chocolate of fungs, which is then packed for onward sale, they added.
The raid was conducted at the warehouse near Sial Flour Mills on a tip-off provided by a supplier, named Muhammad Aslam.
Earlier, on Jan 14, the Punjab Food Authority had sealed four food points and penalised two others while issued warning notices to five units over violation of the rules of the PFA Act.