Pakistan does not have an integrated legal framework but has a set of laws, which deals with various aspects of food safety. These laws, despite the fact that they were enacted long time ago have tremendous capacity to achieve at least a minimum level of food safety. There exists a large number of food laws in Pakistan, most of them deal with control of production, distribution and supply of food, in addition to dealing with profiteering and hoarding. There are four laws that specifically oversee food safety. (1) The Pure Food Ordinance, 1960 (2) The Cantonment Pure Food Act, 1966 (3) Pakistan Hotels and Restaurant Act, 1976 (4) The Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority Act, 1996.
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