Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News - 06-01-2019
Food Lovers Market says it’s investigating the health and safety standards at its Diepkloof branch following a video of a rat eating from a food display.
According to EWN, the video shows a rat on top of food that has been covered with plastic in the store’s fresh food section.
In a tweet, Food Lovers Market says it’s aware of the video that was posted of the Diepkloof store.
“We view the matter in a serious light and have launched an investigation to establish the source of the rodent problem.”
It says there have been recent routine health and safety inspections at the store.
"In the meanwhile, we can say we have a health and safety inspectorate that does regular audits and the last audit took place in November.”
Food Lovers Market says the store is also contracted to the pest control company, Rentokil who do regular inspections and provide the necessary services regarding to rodent and pest control.