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Therefore the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) and the fuel sellers have been fleecing the consumers of million of rupees with Pakistan State Oil remaining atop the adulterators.
The original adulterators were Pauline de Simiane and Perrin.
For example, milk adulterators could be sentenced to one year of distributing donated milk to soup kitchens; the owner of an auto repair firm that repeatedly charged for services not performed could provide free (and accurate) diagnostic testing to the community.
DG further said that PFA has rolled up the sleeves against milk adulterators with the objective to bring down wicked practice of them.
He has ruled any leniency with the adulterators, saying the arrested persons will be dealt as per law of the province in this regard.
PFA will deal the adulterators iron hand and push them to corner in order to avoid any health risk in future,' he added.
KARACHI -- Karachi administration in its campaign against profiteers and adulterators here on Thursday imposed a fine of Rs 926,500 on 297 retailers.
The Bench had earlier said it would be foolish to go lightly on adulterators just because no grievous illness or death has been reported immediately after someone drinks milk laced with such poisonous substances.
LAKKI MARWAT -- Deputy Commissioner Syed Zafar Ali Shah took serious notice of complaints about adulteration in locally made spices and milk supplied from Punjab and directed the officials of administration and food department to take action against the adulterators.
In August 2003, Federal Cabinet increased the punishment for adulterators to 25 years imprisonment.
On the temporal side why shall not our governments at various levels enforce deterrent punishments to adulterators initially through legislation, and latterly through setting up a machinery that will be efficient enough to detect foulplay where ever it exists?
The media also needs to supplement the efforts of authorities by exposing the names and faces of adulterators on the TV screens.