Russia suspends operations at four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow

MOSCOW Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:33am EDT

MOSCOW Aug 20 (Reuters) - Russia's state food safety watchdog said on Wednesday it had ordered the suspension of operations at four fast food McDonald's restaurants in Moscow over what it said were "numerous" sanitary law breaches.

A source at the Rospotrebnadzor watchdog said it had sealed off parts of the restaurant premises. (Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin and Polina Devitt; Writing by Christian Lowe)