The prefect of Côtes-d'Armor reacted this Thursday to the excitement caused by the discovery of expired food among the foodstuffs distributed by associations of Trégastel (Côtes-d'Armor) to refugees.

Stéphane Rouvé asked his services to carry out the investigation, according to a letter he sent to


, which had revealed the affair.

Understand what happened

In particular, he wishes to determine whether the facts "relate, or not, to a malfunction in the center's supply chain".

Food that was sometimes past its best-before date for a year or more had been distributed to Ukrainian refugees.

Beneficiaries of the city's central social activities fund (CCAS) had also received these products, reports

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The prefecture also recalled that the associations organizing the distributions had "no control over the external supply of goods, which could be made outside this approved circuit" and coming from the food bank.

The town hall of Trégastel had alerted the prefecture after the discovery of the food.


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