of rats and mice temporarily closes Highbridge food firm
from Sedgemoor District Councils Food Protection team have
this week used their emergency powers to temporarily close a shop
in Highbridge following an infestation of rats and mice.
Bargain Brand Food Outlet of Commerce Way in Highbridge has Prohibition
Notices displayed at the entrances to the shop and warehouse,
the council said on Tuesday.
Environmental Health Officers will ensure that any contaminated
food products are disposed of properly," said spokesman Adrian
"The operator now has 14 days in which to apply to the council
to formally re-open the premises, which will involve a follow
"The owner is keen to work with the Environmental Health
Officers to make sure he can do the appropriate work so that he
can re-open as soon as possible."
are working closely with the owner to get the order lifted as
quickly as possible."