Officials seize potentially unsafe food in Lithuania; outbreak discovered

Officials seize potentially unsafe food in Lithuania; outbreak discovered

Authorities in Lithuania have opened an investigation after a search found expired food products.

Police in the city of Kaunas started the operation after finding a man loading boxes with alcohol from one car to another in mid-May. A man in his 70s and another man aged 50 are being investigated.

An inspection of a nearby warehouse revealed more boxes containing alcoholic beverages, various other drinks, food, confectionery, clothing, footwear, and other items.

The Kaunas Department of the State Food and Veterinary Service (VMVT) is also looking into the findings. Their investigators found about a ton of 36 different foodstuffs from canned products to frozen items of animal origin, as well as coffee, tea and sweets.

An inspection of the warehouse revealed that about 300-kilograms of frozen products of non-animal origin had expired, certain items lacked proo

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