Karachi (Web Desk): The Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday ordered laboratory tests of all brands of packaged milk available in the market.
According to details, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar heard a suo motu case pertaining to sale of substandard packaged milk at the Karachi Registry, and directed the relevant authorities to conduct laboratory tests of all brands of packaged milk products available in the city’s markets.
While hearing the case the CJP expressed annoyance at the concerned authorities’ failure to submit complete details to the court regarding use of injections in cows.
The Chief Justice stated that the injections administered to cows are resulting in breast cancer and other hormonal problems in women.
Justice Nisar demanded to know in which districts injections are being administered to cows to increase their milk production, and summoned a report on use and confiscation of the injections, by 11 pm tonight.
Earlier this week, the CJP took notice of the sale of substandard packaged milk.
In the Lahore Registry, the Chief Justice is already hearing the matter of sale of unsafe milk in Punjab as part of its suo motu notice on public welfare issues.