The Sverdlovsk Rospotrebnadzor revealed more than 3,300 violations during inspections of school catering units. This was reported in the press service of the sanitary department.

Based on the results of inspections in the 2021-2022 academic year, specialists at the food departments of educational organizations examined almost 5 thousand food samples and identified many violations:

The most typical flaws:

– violation of the requirements for the quality and safety of food raw materials, foodstuffs, semi-finished products;
– violation of cooking technology;
– non-compliance with the mode of operation of the catering unit;
– Violations during medical examinations of catering personnel;
— non-compliance with the terms of vaccination against infectious diseases of canteen workers;
– Violations of the terms of hygienic education and training.

As a result, sanitary doctors drew up 1105 protocols on administrative offenses against the guilty, issued 916 fines for 6.5 million rubles. Rospotrebnadzor also seized 4 tons of hazardous products due to lack of documentation and based on the results of laboratory tests.

The problem of food quality in social institutions has existed for several years. For example, recently there was an outbreak of norovirus in the children’s camp “Baranchinskiye Ogki” near Nizhny Tagil. The infection was found in at least 9 pupils. At the direction of the head of the federal Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin excited criminal case. Violations are also found in the canteens of the administrative apparatus: visitors to the catering point in the mayor’s office complained for cockroach infestation. The business owner was issued a warning about the inadmissibility of violating the requirements of sanitary legislation.

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