Chloe Ward: Standard Messenger | October 8, 2008
A RAT-infested Prospect food shop traded for nine months without the knowledge of either health authorities or the local council before it was forced to close in July.
The contaminated food collected from the Indian Warehouse, on Prospect Rd, was enough to fill a six cubic metre container, according to the Eastern Health Authority (EHA).
The case only discovered by chance has exposed major flaws in the way food outlets come under official notice for health breaches.
An EHA official driving on Prospect Rd for an unrelated inspection saw the Indian …