Russian regulator orders closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow

Russian consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor has ordered the temporary closure of four McDonalds restaurants in Moscow after discovering "numerous violations" of sanitation regulations during inspections conducted in the August 18-20 period.

The first McDonalds in Moscow opened in 1990. Source: Reuters

Russian consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor has ordered the temporary closure of four McDonalds restaurants in Moscow after discovering "numerous violations" of sanitation regulations during inspections conducted in the August 18-20 period.

The restaurants include those belonging to CJSC Moscow-McDonalds and McDonalds LLC.

The restaurants face administrative actions under the Administrative Violations Code, Rospotrebnadzor said.

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