Russia orders temporary closure of one more McDonald's restaurant

MOSCOW Mon Aug 25, 2014 10:42am EDT

People are reflected in a window of a closed McDonald's restaurant, one of four temporarily closed by the state food safety watchdog, in Moscow, August 21, 2014. . REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

People are reflected in a window of a closed McDonald's restaurant, one of four temporarily closed by the state food safety watchdog, in Moscow, August 21, 2014. .

Credit: Reuters/Maxim Zmeyev

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian food safety watchdog said on Monday it had ordered the temporary closure of one McDonald's (MCD.N) restaurant in the southern Stavropol region over sanitary violations.

The regulator, known in Russian as Rospotrebnadzor, said that violations had been unveiled during an inspection of the restaurant. Last week, the state agency closed three McDonald's restaurants in Moscow and unveiled sweeping checks at its outlets across the country.

(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Alexei Anishchuk)

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Comments (4)
Fric wrote:
And we should do the same. Let’s close all Russian restaurants is the US.

Aug 25, 2014 12:12pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Yeah Fric, all 3 of them.

Aug 25, 2014 1:13pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
DonD1977 wrote:
This move to safeguard Russian arteries against cholesterol cannot go unanswered – American livers needs to be safguarded from being pickled by Russian vodka!

Aug 25, 2014 1:41pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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