Dead flies in the squid fresh

News 17 March, 2018
  • Vincent Larin

    Saturday, 17 march 2018 01:00

    Saturday, 17 march 2018 01:00

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    On the walls, shelves, cutting boards, boxes of food and the ceiling, the small flies that inhabited the Brewery ITALI.CO to the point where we were even in the water squid, fresh.

    This is what have noticed that there are two inspectors of the City of Montreal during their visits at the restaurant from the boulevard de la Côte-Vertu in August 2016. Flies swirled around their heads before they go into the kitchen, noted the inspectors.

    The restaurant has received three fines for a total of 3550 $ in January of this year.

    Contacted by the Newspaper, The owner of the restaurant was answered by the voice of his lawyer that he intended to challenge the fines because the facts contained in the reports of the inspectors were inaccurate, according to him.

    Dirt widespread

    However, at the time of their visit in August 2016, the infestation was so severe that the employees of the City have devoted almost three pages of a report to list all the places where there were flies, sometimes alive, sometimes dead.

    Not one room seemed untouched, even as the flies settled on the plans of work and next to the clean dishes.

    But the cleanliness of the kitchens was also questionable, as noted by the inspectors in another report dated the same day.

    For example, in the space where it was washed the dishes, the joints between the tiles of the walls had an accumulation of dirt yellowish, mould and dung flies, were they written.

    The household seemed so urgent that a maintenance company has been called during the inspection to come and lend a strong hand to an employee who had already begun to Polish the surfaces, we learn also.

    It is necessary to wait several months after an offence for a judge to hear the case and make its award. The details of these judgments have been obtained as the result of a request for access to information.

    Extract from the report

    “In the dining room, seated at a table, a few small live flies […] were flying in the air around me, and my colleague” – A reviewer

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