Bugs In The Bakery: Safir Anand Calls Out Food Brands For Flouting Hygiene Norms


Value investor Safir Anand believes that a host of food brands openly flout safety and hygiene norms while referring to a viral video of cakes at a 5-star hotel bakery squirming with worms and other insects while on display to customers.

What Happened? Anand was reacting to a video of worms caught on camera by a customer at a JW Marriot hotel bakery outlet in what is claimed to be in Mumbai, although a number of Twitter users believe the video to be from Kolkata.

In the video, a woman who is speaking in Bengali can be heard saying that the baked items, put up for sale in the hotel were infested by various kinds of insects.

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According to the woman, she visited JW Marriot to pick up pastries. When she entered the bakery, she saw cockroaches and various other insects roaming on the confections kept on the counter.

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She further stated that the items are not only for the customers but also for people ordering online adding that people should be wary before ordering from here.

Sharing his two cents on the video, Safir Anand also alerted his followers about how he feels about some companies openly disregarding rules set by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in a number of ways that include false-labelling of products.

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