Heinz baby food involved in criminal lawsuit

Over 230 crimes related to production, storage, transportation, or sales of unsafe goods and services (Article 238 of the Russian Federation Criminal Code) were detected in Sverdlovsk Region in January-May 2009, Ural Federal District’s division of the General Prosecutor’s Office reports.

For one, Yekaterinburg’s Verkh-Isetskiy district’s investigative authorities instituted a criminal lawsuit related to sales of overdue and therefore unsafe Heinz baby food.

The respective documents have been placed with the court. It was revealed in the course of the inquiry that the manager of the baby food store located in Metallurgov St. failed to dispose of the overdue baby food and kept on storing it in order to sell to customers. The shop assistant’s degree of responsibility is to be determined by the court.

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