Cinnamon Grand hotel extends full cooperation – butter likely to be cause of recent incident

Cinnamon Grand hotel extends full cooperation – butter likely to be cause of recent incident

Cinnamon Grand hotel extends full cooperation – butter likely to be cause of recent incident

Written by Staff Writer

23 Jun, 2015 | 3:41 pm

The Cinnamon Grand Colombo, issuing a press release, stated that they have extended their full cooperation to investigations being carried out into an incident where guests who arrived at the hotel on  June 12 felt unwell.

The hotel noted that immediately following the incident they sent samples of 67 items of food and drink for expert analysis by an independent and internationally accredited laboratory.

According to The Cinnamon Grand, the test results they received have revealed that the butter served at the function may have been the cause for concern. They note that immediate steps are being taken to further investigate the incident and conduct testing at the level of the supplier and manufacturer.

The Cinnamon Grand noted that the incident is a matter is of grave concern and that every attempt is being made to ascertain how this occurred and to ensure that an incident of this nature is avoided in the future.

In the press release issued by the management of the Cinnamon Grand Colombo, they also address concerns about the quality of air within the Oak Room. The hotel management noted that they had obtained external expert reports on the air quality systems in the function and that the rooms have been certified as compliant with applicable standards, ruling out any cause for concern.

The media release concludes by noting that The Cinnamon Grand deeply regrets the inconvenience suffered by organizers of the event and the guests who were taken ill at the function on June 12, 2015.

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