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Authorities name the companies that were too slow removing listeria-infected meat from shelves

Fines and public shaming ahead for dawdling businesses


Potentially deadly dinner (Photo: Scanpix)

September 4, 2014
10:19

by Ray Weaver


Food authority Fødevarestyrelsen will publish a list of companies that were too slow at yanking listeria-contaminated food from Jørn A Rullepølser from their shelves. Ten of the 40 companies that have been fined between 20,000 and 60,000 kroner for the offence have already been named. Livets Køkken Salt & Peber Catering in Søborg was hit with the highest fine of 60,000 kroner.

The other companies named were:

  • Ældrecenter Broparken Centralkøkken, Rødovre.
  • DeViKa, Sønderbo, Rønne
  • Engrosselskabet 2014 ApS, København V
  • Cateringfirmaet B/LUNCH
  • SH Kitchen ApS, Herlev
  • Choice Convenience, København Ø
  • BPI Best Poultry International AS, København Ø
  • Vangede Slagteren ApS, Dyssegård
  • Daginstitutionen Valhal, Hillerød

The names of the other thirty businesses that have been found guilty will be released in the coming weeks.

READ MORE: Four more infected with listeria

So far, 29 Danes have been infected with listeria and 13 people are believed to have died as a result of the outbreak. The sandwich meat rullepølser from the company Jørn A Rullepølser in Hedehusene was found to be the main source of the outbreak.



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