YEREVAN, August 22. /ARKA/. Yerevan’s municipality will tighten grip upon the foods supplied to kindergartens, Gayane Soghomonyan, chief of the municipality’s division in charge of general education, told journalists on Friday.
In recent days, the Armenian Police Department reported that Edward Mkhitaryan, an individual entrepreneur, opened an enterprise in Yerevan for processing and packing chicken meat, where a rotten meat was treated with vinegar and chemicals.
It has become known that Mkhitaryan supplied this meat to some kindergartens of Yerevan’s Nor-Nork district.
“Over the last three years the city authorities paid special attention to the foods supplied to kindergartens and to their storage conditions and everything is under their control,” she said. “Therefore this occasion ahs shocked the municipality.”
Soghomonyan said that all the agencies have reacted to the incident quite quickly – inspections have been conducted in other kindergartens and meals there have been examined.
She vowed that the city authorities will be steadfast in their determination to prevent similar occasions.
There are 162 municipal kindergartens in Yerevan. --0----