LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority (PFA) placed a ban on children’s snack Slanty, terming it as unhygienic and barring its sale across the province.
According to details, Slanty’s manufacturer has been given a deadline of October 1 to end all its stock. There will be a complete ban on the sale of Slanty after the October 1 deadline.
The authority will check for its stock after the deadline and if they find any of it left then they will consider it a violation of law.
Talking to Media, PFA DG Noor-ul-Amin Mengal said they cannot compromise on the health of kids as Slanty is an unhygienic snack. “Our future lies on the shoulders of children and the ban was imposed because it causes diseases of liver and stomach, and can also cause cancer.