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Cairns Oatcakes was ordered to close after an inspection found 'filthy' conditions (Picture courtesy of Stoke-on-Trent City Council)

‘Filthy’ bakery ordered shut found open a day later

By Matt Atherton

A bakery, which was ordered to close on Tuesday (March 21) over food hygiene concerns – including “filthy” work surfaces and a “mouldy growth” – was found open for business the following day.

Baketime apologised for the double pest infestation of its Middlesborough production plant

‘Unhygienic’ biscuit firm sorry for double pest infestation

By Michael Stones

Baketime – the manufacturer branded as operating under “unhygienic conditions” – has admitted double pest infestations at its premises and apologised to Aldi and other customers for sparking a recall of its products.

Rat droppings and rotting food were found on the premises

Cakes recalled in emergency after rat infestation

By Lorraine Mullaney

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued an emergency recall after cakes and other sweet products labelled under the brands Cake Factory Outlet and Clearance Cake Excess were produced in a factory contaminated from rat infestation.


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