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Bakery runs into mice-size problem over health laws

PUBLISHED: 21:47 17 September 2008 | UPDATED: 13:37 05 October 2010

A BAKERY which was heavily infested with mice in London’s East End was ordered to pay almost £6,000 by magistrates.

Environmental health officers discovered the infestation when they visited Rinkoff’s in Vallance Road, Whitechapel

A BAKERY which was heavily infested with mice in London's East End was ordered to pay almost £6,000 by magistrates.

Environmental health officers discovered the infestation when they visited Rinkoff's in Vallance Road, Whitechapel.

They found mice droppings on shelves, on the floor, in bakery equipment and on the display baskets containing bread, bagels and rolls.

Officers concerned for public health closed the premises in October, Thames magistrates heard.

But the owners undertook to carry out pest-proofing work and were then allowed to reopen the shop a few days later.

They were fined £4,000 with £1,738 legal costs last Friday after admitting contravening food safety regulations.

Rinkoff's has now spent £20,000 on refurbishing the premises which has dealt with the failings identified by Tower Hamlets food safety officers, magistrates were told.

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