Hence 138 factories and food points were sealed while cases were also registered against 99 adulterators
The Bench suggested an amendment to the law after the Uttar Pradesh government said they faced a hurdle in prosecuting adulterators
under the IPC and seeking their life imprisonment after the Allahabad High Court ruled in 2010 that the IPC cannot be invoked when the FSSA should prevail.
KHANEWAL -- District coordination Officer Khalid Mahmood Sheikh has directed the officials concerned to take strict action against adulterators
and unwholesome food sellers to make the ongoing anti-adulteration drive a success.
DCO Nasir Jamal said that stern action would be taken agaisnt the adulterators
which were playing with the lives of citizens.
The bench suggested an amendment to the law after the Uttar Pradesh government said it faced a hurdle in prosecuting adulterators
under the Indian Penal Code and seeking life imprisonment after the Allahabad High Court ruled in 2010 that IPC could not be invoked when the FSSA should prevail.
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?
KARACHI -- Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui Said on Sunday that the administration was taking stringent and tansparent measures to make the campaign against adulterators
and profiteers successful.
He said the administration would deal profiteers, stockists and adulterators
with iron hands and the operation would continue till its logical end.
Terming the situation " very very serious" the apex court said it would be foolish to go lenient on adulterators
as no grievous illness or death is being reported immediately after someone has drinks milk laced with white paint, caustic soda, detergent, shampoo, urea, starch and blotting paper.
As result, the adulterators
and bogus businessmen seemed to have found a free market for selling life saving drugs, medicines and other products with fake labels and name of companies.