Pakistan City Working To Reduce Foodborne Illness Risk In Eating Establishments

Washington Post: These Pakistani inspectors are fighting terror, one restaurant at a time
“Here in [Lahore,] the ‘food capital of Pakistan,’ restaurant owners have started referring to Aysha Mumtaz as the toughest lady in town. But sometimes even Mumtaz, the head of the city’s newly empowered food inspection office, can only laugh over how gross her job really is. Escorted around Pakistan’s second-largest city with an armed guard, Mumtaz is on the front line of the country’s latest war: trying to clean up restaurants that can be rife with stomach-churning viruses and bacteria…” (Craig, 12/3).