Five restaurants and food establishments in Laval have received a fine from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) since June 28.
The total violations amount to $6,500.
The BM Forget Inc farm, located at 7901 Marcel-Villeneuve Avenue, was fined $2,500 for a violation committed on July 8.
The MAPAQ explains that the trade has “impeded or attempted to hinder in any way the work of an authorized person or an investigator in the exercise of their duties, in particular, by abusing, intimidating, embarrassing or insulting them,” we can read.
Alimentations Caraibes Plus, based at 7784, boulevard Lévesque est, was fined $1,000 because the company had a product that could be damaged by heat without cooling it without delay or without constantly maintaining it at an internal and ambient temperature that does not exceed the temperature. 4°C until delivery to the consumer.
For its part, the Intermarché Palumbo, located at 255 West Concordia Boulevard, was fined $1,000 because the merchant “deceived or attempted to deceive in any way and by any means on the date of the product,” the MAPAQ specifies.
Old Kam Shing was sanctioned because people who came into contact with the products or materials and equipment did not wash their hands and forearms with hot water and liquid or powder soap after handling raw food. The fine for the restaurant located at 575 Saint-Martin Boulevard West was $1,000.
Finally, the Tim Hortons location at 4333 Highway 13 received a $500 violation. The MAPAQ investigator considered the locations, equipment, and materials used for preparation, storage, and serving to be inadequate.
Let us remember that three other establishments in Laval were also fined a few months ago.