The filth of all shapes and colors

News 2 February, 2018
  • Vincent Larin

    Friday, February 2, 2018 21:22

    Friday, February 2, 2018 21:22

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    The owners of the Tandoori Xpression did not seem in a hurry to clean up the rubbish multicolor that covered the walls of their kitchen.

    It is, moreover, the insanitary conditions widespread of the cuisines of the indian restaurant located on the boulevard de la Concorde in Laval, which has won scoop of two fines totalling $ 2250 $, last October.

    The trade has received three visits from inspectors of the ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of Quebec just last year.

    The first visit, in February, revealed the extent of the damage. The grime was so prevalent in kitchens as it was presented under different aspects and colors, sometimes as “colonies of molds black” or in the form of residues dried multi-colored, noted by the inspectors in their report.

    No improvement

    Three months later, the situation had barely improved. In addition to the containers coated with a “layer of fat” colourful “, the inspectors have noticed that the bottom shelves of the cooking area was strewn with debris that multi-colored “, and ” directly above the spices.”

    In July, the inspectors had noticed that the dirt remained still. Several pieces of equipment, including graters and buckets, were arranged still dirty, not to mention the “splashes of food charred” which is scattered inside the microwave.

    The son of the owner, Abdul Butt, explained that significant clean-up work had been carried out since the last visit of the inspectors for the MAPAQ.

    Other inspectors would have passed since, and would have shown surprise improvements to the cleanliness of places, ” he says.

    Excerpts from the report

    “All the shelves and bottom storage shelf equipment, or food are covered with grease and explosions of food debris. “

    – Inspector

    ► 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.


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