Warrant issued for arrest of local takeaway owner

Chau Yuan Li, of Ludford Road, Binbrook is charged with 11 offences under the food hygiene act.

Ms Li had been due to appear at Skegness Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, March 6. She failed to turn up for the hearing and now a warrant was issued for her arrest.

The offences allegedly happened on August 29, 2012 at Panda Chinese Takeaway, Fantasy Island, Ingoldmells, where Mrs Li is the business operator.

It is alleged she failed to keep the premises clean and in good repair, failed to ensure doors and surfaces were easy to clean, that equipment that came into contact with food was not effectively cleaned, waste was allegedly allowed to accumulate, food handlers allegedly failed to wear suitable clothing, food was allegedly not protected against risk of contamination and procedures were allegedly not in place to control pests.

Another charge involved food handlers not being trained in hygiene matters.

Mrs Li has not yet entered into a plea.