Illegal warehouse with 2.6 tonnes of meat found in Prague

Veterinary inspectors have discovered an illegal warehouse with 2.6 tonnes of meat, the deputy spokesman of the Czech Veterinary Authority, Petr Majer, told the Czech News Agency on Thursday.

The warehouse stored frozen fish from Vietnam, fish cans from Korea and frozen beef from Austria, which were sold to various restaurants in Prague. The veterinary office issued a ban on the sale of the foodstuffs and the warehouse operator is facing a fine of up to one million crowns.