According to the official, the traders were arrested after Levies personnel found a big quantity of the Chinese salt
at their shops during a raid.
Punjab Food Authority (PFA) had termed Chinese salt
as hazardous for health as it contains Monosodium glutamate (MSG), which is responsible for causing fatigue, headache, numbness, flushing and nausea.
LAHORE -- Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar banned the sale of Chinese salt
Ajinomoto, observing that it is hazardous for health.
Mono Sodium Glutamate is a sodium salt of Glutamic acid, which is the most abundant naturally occurring non-essential amino acid readily available in the market and is mentioned in ingredient lists of eatables as Ajinomoto, Chinese salt
, Sodium glutamate, Yeast extract or Hydrolyzed vegetable proteins etc.
Representatives from RUM have been invited to visit Chinese salt
lake potash projects and a contingent of 12 engineers, scientists and economists from China will visit Karinga in March.