Mother’s Day pub £14k fine

Daily Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - NEWS -

A FOR­MER pub owner has been fined £14,000 af­ter 186 peo­ple were poi­soned by a Mother’s Day meal.

Eric Mont­gomery was found to have “placed un­safe food on the mar­ket” af­ter the coun­cil dis­cov­ered meat was cooked overnight then kept warm for hours last March 11.

Cus­tomers had cramps and vom­it­ing af­ter vis­it­ing the Old Farm­house, Nailsea, Som­er­set.

He was also or­dered to pay the £4,765 costs and a £170 vic­tim sur­charge. The pub now has new own­ers.

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