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Awful discovery: Sindh Food Authority arrests factory owner for using offal to make cooking oil

The factory was located along the Malir River in Karachi

SAMAA | - Posted: Feb 14, 2019 | Last Updated: 3 years ago
Posted: Feb 14, 2019 | Last Updated: 3 years ago

The owner of a factory extracting oil from offal (entrails and interal organs of an animal) was arrested during a raid on Thursday in Karachi by the Sindh Food Authority.

The oil was prepared along the banks of the Malir River after crushing the bones of animals and burning the offal.

The food authority officials said this was one of the biggest factories producing substandard oil in the city. A large quantity of oil, offal and other animal waste was seized by the team.

Related: Over 10,000 litres of substandard (and possibly cancer causing) oil is made in Karachi every day

According to a recent report by SAMAA TV correspondent Ahmer Rehman, over 10,000 litres of substandard oil is made in Karachi every day. It is then supplied to small eateries or used to make soap.

Chicken feet, fish guts and animal fat was used in the process and the end result was oil sold for a quarter the price of regular cooking oil, the report had stated.

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  1. Fahad Adnan  February 14, 2019 7:37 pm/ Reply

    Supply this oil to our beloved politicians. Good and healthy sign of our nation.

  2. Qamar Abbas  February 14, 2019 9:05 pm/ Reply

    Mujhay bohat zada afsoos howa yai Jan ker Kay logo to zeher khilaya jaraha tha kia Jo log is ghanonay karobaar Mai mulwis hai muslman kehlanay Kay laeq Hain? Katae nahi sama tv Kay reporter ahmer rehman ki jurat or bahaduri ko salaam umeed hai yai apna kaam emandari say kertay rehaingay avaam ko bhi chahea Kay vo apnay erd gird nazer rakhain kisi bhi ghire kanoni kaam ki itela media Kay logo Tak pohchaen tab hi inshallah mashray say buray kaam khatum hosaktay Hain

  3. Ghulam hyder shaikh  February 14, 2019 9:16 pm/ Reply

    These raids will reduce health annual budget of government

  4. Qamar Abbas  February 14, 2019 9:24 pm/ Reply

    Mai Sindh food authority Kay saath milker komi insani khidmat ka kaam kerna chahta hon rabta 03152249280 please

  5. Ikram Malik  February 15, 2019 1:44 pm/ Reply

    Better to late than never.
    Good action,
    must be continued in future also.

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