Hassam Hameed-TDO-18.01.2018- French police is searching sites of the dairy group lactalis. Police raided their headquarters this Wednesday over baby milk salmonella scare, which has called for an international recall.
Around 12 million boxes have been recalled from 83 countries. It has appeared that company’s own tests discovered salmonella but was overlooked by the authorities. Although Lactalis spokesperson said "As we have said before, Lactalis is cooperating with justice authorities and will provide everything necessary for a smooth conduct of the investigation". Around 37 babies have affected in France, 1 in spain and 1 unconfirmed case of yet in Greece.
Lactalis has 246 production sites in 47 countries, with annual sales exceeding $21bn and employs 15000 people just as in France.
More than hundred families have filed lawsuit against Lactalis.