Punjab Food Authority disposes of vegetables grown in wastewater

The Punjab Food Authority disposed of vegetables grown in wastewater on Wednesday. The authority conducted tests of vegetables grown on 2,804 kanals of land in 14 districts. According to the test results vegetables on 96 kanals were being grown in wastewater from industries and municipals. These vegetables included onions, tomatoes, ladyfinger etc. being grown in Rawalpindi, Chakwal, among other areas. 

PFA Director-General Irfan Memon said that vegetables grown in toxic water are no less than poison.

Source: Samaa