Davidstow Cathedral City cheese firm pollution fine

Davidstow Cathedral City cheese firm pollution fine

Davidstow Cathedral City cheese firm pollution fine - Published One of the UK's biggest cheddar cheese suppliers has been fined more than £1.5m after admitting a host of pollution and odour charges. The Dairy Crest Ltd plant at Davidstow, Cornwall, polluted the local area over a five year period up to 2021, killing fish and creating strong odours. The firm, which produces Cathedral City, Clover and Country Life, said the issues had been rectified. It was fined a total of £1.52m at Truro Crown Court on Thursday. The judge said £272,746 costs had already been paid. Odours 'gave vision problems' The court was told there were "plant failures", leaks and overspills at the company site, owned by Saputo Dairy UK. Dairy Crest had previously admitted 21 of 27 charges, relating …
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