Military Food Probe Prompts Criminal Investigation

The Moscow Times
Monday 4th March, 2013

Several dozen tons of oatmeal were seized from military warehouses on the Southern Kuril island of Kunashir after an inspection revealed that the food was infested with mites and ticks, a news report said Monday. The Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Inspection found that the food was stored in unsanitary conditions, with the storage bags stained by mold and rodent droppings, Interfax reported. Although the Defense Ministry has since released a statement acknowledging the finding, it maintains that the unsanitary food was removed before it was fed to any soldiers, head of the …

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