Pakistan- LOOSE MILK SALE TO BE BANNED IN PUNJAB – Aflatoxin

Ary News

LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has decided to ban sale of loose milk in Lahore and then implement the decision gradually across the province, sources told ARY News on Tuesday.

According to sources, the PFA has decided to impose a ban on the sale of loose milk citing a number of reasons including presence of aflatoxin (a cancer-causing chemical) and lack of  pasteurization (heating to a specified temperature and time to kill pathogens that may be found in the raw milk) recommended for sale of milk.

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