The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) wants a complete ban on carbonated drinks in school canteens across the province.
By keeping in mind the increasing health problems due to intake of high level sugar oriented drinks PFA decided to pass a proposal on the ban of carbonated drinks in the school canteens.
To ensure the safety and health of children the food authority wants to completely ban the carbonated drinks in primary and secondary schools. Furthermore children will not be provided with junk foods in schools. The food regulators want to replace the unhealthy foods with healthy meals to safeguard the health of new generation.
The proposal of the ban on carbonated drinks and junk foods is not yet been approved but the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) will present it to high official for the final approval at the upcoming board meeting.