Karachi: Director General Sindh Food Authority (SFA) Agha Fakhar Hussain has said that SFA has decided to start the registration process of Food products / brands of all pre packed food items from 15th may as per the vision of Sindh Food Minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla to make authority fully functional. Those who do not get their products registered under SFA, will face legal action as per SFA Act 2016, rules, laws, and regulation. This he said while visiting Pakistan Standard Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) HQ at Gulistan e Jauhar. DG SFA had a meeting with Director Quality Control Center (QCC) Dr Tahira Zaheer & other officers. On this occasion Director SFA Masood Bhutto, Director Technical Ahmed Ali Shaikh and Dr Seema Ashraf were also present.

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss issues related to Food Products Brand Registration and joint working with Federal Food Authority (PSQCA). DG SFA Agha Fakhar Hussain further said that SFA would work in various sectors in collaboration with Fedral Food Authority to provide better food items to the people of Sindh. Moreover, Sindh Food Minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla has directed to make sure provision of quality food and take actions against those who are involved in food adulteration or selling substandard food items. During the meeting it was also decided that officials of SFA would be allowed to utilize lab of QCC for the purpose.

DG SFA Agha Fakhar Hussain said that SFA administration trying to take all stake holders on board to improve its efficiency for the provision of safe, hygienic and adulteration free food to general public of Sindh.