Susanne Kuehne, Decernis
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Susanne Kuehne, Decernis

Thousands of kilograms of adulterated spices confiscated in Pakistan.

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Spices claim high prices and are a popular target for food fraud. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Food Autority discarded 5,000 kg of adulterated spices in a Pakistan, and legal action will be taken against the perpetrators. The fraudulent additions included inedible items and unauthorized food colors.


1. Fahad Shabbir, UrduPoint (December 10, 2019). “KP Food Authority Discarded 5,000 Kg Adulterated Spices”.  Pakistan Point News.

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