The Punjab Food Authority is back at it once again! Popular eateries have been fined or banned due to unhygienic conditions and low quality of food. Recently the Director General of PFA, Noorul Amin Mengal and Bilal Yasin visited various local and international food chains in Lahore.

Noorul Amin Mengal stated,

“The PFA will continue to take action against businesses which provide substandard food quality or do not implement proper hygienic measures”

The raids at popular fast food joints, ‘Fat Burger’, ‘Hardees’ and ‘Pizza Hut’ at MM Alam Road resulted in Fat Burger being sealed off while Hardees was imposed with a hefty fine of Rs. 0.1 Million. Pizza Hut was also fined a whopping amount of 2 lacs.


The regulatory body fined International fast food chain with a fine over unhygienic cooking conditions and ingredients that are harmful to human consumption. The PFA also found evidence of Hardees employees using expired cooking oil.

Fat Burger

The burger joint was sealed as it was found they were using expired oil and the buns and bread was no longer edible and deemed unfit for consumption.

Pizza Hut

One of the oldest Pizza chains in the country, Pizza Hut was found using raw material without proper labelling and upon inquiry did not have the addresses of the production factory.

Another famous eatery, ‘Salt n’ Pepper’ was also raided by the PFA and was sealed due to inadequate cleaning measures being taken. The restaurant has now been re-opened after the being approved by the PFA.

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