Welwyn Garden City food company fined for polluting river

A FOOD company has been fined �14,000 after pleading guilty to polluting a local river. Ambala Foods, of Watchmead, WGC, admitted allowing polluting matter to enter a branch of the River Colne between September

A FOOD company has been fined �14,000 after pleading guilty to polluting a local river.

Ambala Foods, of Watchmead, WGC, admitted allowing polluting matter to enter a branch of the River Colne between September 22 and October 9 last year.

The company, which describes itself as a producer of quality Asian food and confectionery, was convicted at a hearing at West Hertfordshire Magistrates Court in Watford yesterday (Monday).

For more on this story, see Wednesday's Welwyn & Hatfield Times.


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