The Portobello hotel, west of Rio, will be the temporary residence of the Italian national football team for the duration of the World Cup but this week health inspectors discovered some 50 kilograms food unfit for consumption.
The affected products included meat, seafood and pasta – 25 kgs of the total 50 had passed it’s expiration date.
The hotel has 15 days to explain the situation to the consumer protection organisation which will then decide on which measures to take.
There have been similar events at England’s World Cup hotel – The Royal Tulip in Rio, where inspectors have removed 2.6kg of salmon, parma ham and butter deemed unfit for consumption.
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