What is the Punjab Food Authority?

Punjab Food Authority (PFA) is an agency of the Government of Punjab which regulates food safety and hygiene in the province of Punjab. It was formed under the Punjab Food Authority Act 2011. Enforcement of food hygiene and quality standards is carried out as described in the Punjab Food Authority Act 2011 and the Pure Food Rules 2011. It is carried out through a qualified team of Food Safety Officers (FSO) and Assistant Food Safety Officers (AFSO).