Saskatoon meals companies shut down for ‘important’ rodent infestation

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Afro-Caribbean Meat Processor and Afro-Caribbean Warehouse offered food for direct sale to the public, and the businesses also supplied products for other establishments in Saskatchewan, SHA said.

SHA said food in the facility had been SHA said food in the facility had been “significantly contaminated by rodents.” Photo by Salwan Georges /The Washington Post

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A pair of Saskatoon businesses have been closed down by Saskatchewan Health Authority’s public health department.

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SHA said in a news release that Afro-Caribbean Meat Processor and Afro-Caribbean Warehouse, located at 325 20th St. West, was closed after health inspectors visited the site on Dec. 15, 16 and 17 and found the majority of the food in the facility had been “significantly contaminated by rodents.”

The SHA said it has seized all food and secured it within the facility.

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Afro-Caribbean Meat Processor and Afro-Caribbean Warehouse offered food for direct sale to the public, and the businesses also supplied products for other establishments in Saskatchewan, SHA said.

Consumers and facility operators who have purchased products from this food store and warehouse should discard all foods that are in permeable packaging.

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Products that are in intact, impermeable packaging should be washed with soap and water and sanitized using a solution of 15ml bleach to 1 L of water before opening the packaging or consuming the contents.

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