Legionella outbreak lands meat firm in court

Source: on 2009-07-28 14:45:00

Meat supplier Kepak must pay £45,000 in fines and costs after two Polish workers contracted Legionnaires' disease at one of its Preston plants.Boguslaw Plociennik was working as a meat boner and Zbigniew Rauk as a packer at Kepak, which processes meat and supplies convenience foods such as Rustlers beefburgers to supermarkets, when they both fell ill with potentially fatal Legionnaires' disease.Both men were hospitalised, with one needing three days off ...

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