The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has shut down two additional branches of Marwako Fast Foods in addition to the East Legon branch which was closed on Thursday over alleged food poisoning.
The FDA’s action is part of investigations into the alleged food poisoning said to have affected some customers who patronised especially the East Legon branch at the weekend.
When Graphic Online passed by the Abelemkpe branch Friday [may 13, 2022] morning, the management of Marwako had started cleaning the entire restaurant.
The workers were seen busily sweeping, washing, scrubbing the floors and cleaning the glass doors.
Tables and chairs at the restaurant had been packed and the doors closed to the public.
A closure notice had been pasted on the glass door
It read: “This establishment is temporarily closed pursuant to section 132 (1) of the Public Health ACT 2012, ACT 851. Food is not to be served from and by this establishment until this notice is removed by the FDA.”
Only workers were allowed into the restaurant, while customers who unknowingly visited the place had to return.