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NIFSAT outs mineral water brand

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article image STAFF REPORT FAISALABAD: The National Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFSAT), University of Agriculture Faisalabad, has introduced reverse osmosis drinking water with mineral enhancement under public-private partnership. This was revealed by Dr Masood Sadiq Butt, Dean Faculty of Food and Home Sciences, NIFSAT. The mineral water would be accessible at sensible rates when contrasted with different brands accessible in the business sector. According to the university sources…Read More

NIFSAT outs mineral water

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article image STAFF REPORT FAISALABAD: The National Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFSAT), University of Agriculture Faisalabad, has introduced reverse osmosis drinking water with mineral enhancement under public private partnership. This was revealed by Dr Masood Sadiq Butt, Dean Faculty of Food Sciences, NIFSAT. The mineral water would be accessible at sensible rates when compared with different brands accessible in the business sector. According to the university sources, the motivation…Read More

PCRWR finds 10 mineral water brands hazardous

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has found 10 mineral water brands in the country unsafe due to chemicals and contamination.These brands included Dewan Water Express, Aqua National, Natur Aqua, Butt Water, Best Natural, Noble, AFRA, NASH, Aftab Qarshi and Ideal Life were found unsafe by the PCRWR, shows the PCRWR quarterly monitoring report. The PCRWR has been tasked for quarterly monitoring of mineral water brands and publicise the results to…Read More

PCRWR finds 21 mineral water br and s unsafe

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STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 21 mineral/bottled water brands selling in different cities have been found unsafe for health due to chemical or microbiological contamination. The poor quality of drinking water in the country has forced a large cross-section of citizens to buy bottled water, says a PCRWR report for Jan-March. Comparison of analytical findings with permissible limits of Pakistan Standard Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) has revealed that 21 brands have been found to be unsafe…Read More

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Pakistans mineral resource endowments equal to $30tr

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan has been gifted with large amount of natural resources from fertile land to large amount of mineral deposits to a large pool of human resources."Pakistan’s minerals consist some of the world’s largest reserves of coal, gold, copper, chrome, gas, rare earth, rock salt, gemstone, marble, onyx and granite and 42 other minerals," Pakistani High Commissioner in Singapore, Hasan Javed, said this while speaking at a seminar recently held in Singapore.He said…Read More