LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority on Thursday sealed a slaughterhouse and an ice factory and discarded 2,400kg meat.

Meat safety and vigilance teams carried out a joint operation against butchers involved in the unlawful business and confiscated 2,400kg rotten and hazardous meat in Bakar Mandi.

PFA Director General Muhammad Usman said the meat was stamped with special ink and marking it legal. The meat was of sick animals.

He said the team sealed an ice factory and a slaughterhouse.

Published in Dawn, July 12th, 2019