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'Dirty’ Dairy Business In Bolton Fined £25,000

A Bolton dairy distribution centre has been fined £25,000 after environmental health inspectors discovered rat droppings, a mouldy walk-in fridge and a dirty toilet.

Medina Dairy Bolton Ltd, on Tonge Bridge Way, was prosecuted by Bolton Council for a total of 22 hygiene offences under the Food Safety and Hygiene Regulations.

 Omar Shafiq, on behalf of the company, pleaded guilty to all 22 offences on April 29.

 He attended Bolton Magistrates Court on Tuesday, June 10 for sentencing.

 The company was ordered to pay a £25,000 fine, £1,467 costs and a £170 victim surcharge.

 Medina Dairy Bolton supplies milk, dairy and other food products to businesses.

Medina Dairy on Manchester Road is a separate company and is not in any way associated with Medina Dairy Bolton Ltd

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