Healthy Food fined $30 thousand for poisoning over 90 people
Mass poisoning of employees of business centers with food from vending machines of Healthy Food became known on July 16.
Moscow directorate of Rospotrebnadzor (Russian consumer protection agency) has slapped a fine on a company Healthy Food for poisoning of more than 90 persons. The fine is around 2 million rubles ($30 thousand), reports the web site of the agency.
During the check, Rospotrebnadzor found out that the company violates public health requirements. The report states that equipment scaly with rust was used in the factory, and fridges were in bad repair. Besides that, the food lacked marking. Food that had been prepared was left for the next day. Some food had increased best before dates.
2 workers of the factory turned out to have a bacillus salmonellosis. Rospotrebnadzor issued 16 orders on administrative fines.
Mass poisoning of employees of business centers with food from vending machines of Healthy Food became known on July 16. There’s a total of 97 persons among the victims. 38 were taken to a hospital. Most of them were diagnosed with salmonellosis. Rospotrebnadzor found out that many of the victims ate a tuna sandwich and tar-tar sauce (66.5 per cent), as well stakes with the same sauce, rolls, chicken balls and salads.
Work of the factory was terminated by court fo 80 days. 2 cafes were closed for 20 days. 20 stations of Healthy Food in business centers were closed and sealed.