Lufthansa Sued Over Poor Meals
HONG KONG (AP) _ A Hong Kong company has sued Lufthansa’s in-flight caterer for allegedly providing substandard meals, including one said to have contained a cockroach, local newspapers reported Sunday.
LSG Lufthansa Service Hong Kong began providing pre-cooked box lunches this summer to Nutritional Food Production Ltd., which supplies lunches to elementary and high schools, Chinese-language Ming Pao said.
But the meals delivered were too small and of ``substandard or unacceptable quality,″ according to a High Court document filed against the German-based caterer, the paper said. Some contained sand, pencil lead and wood chips, and a cockroach was found in one meal, it said.
Officials at the caterer were not available for comment Sunday.
Nutritional Food Production claimed it had lost contracts totaling $5.6 million, the report said. It is seeking $423,000 in estimated lost gross profits and an unspecified amount in damages, it said.