The operators of a soccer stadium in Mexico say they may consider booting a concession stand from its stall after claims that vendors were recycling leftover beer.
In what they described a “reprehensible” situation, the operators of the Territorio Santos Modelo (TSM) entertainment complex in Torreón, Coahuila, acknowledged the “undue action by one of the beer vendors” in a statement released to social media earlier this week, promising to investigate further, per a translation.
The investigation was reportedly spurred by footage captured at the Estadio Corona – part of the Territorio Santos Modelo entertainment complex – which allegedly shows the vendor pouring leftover beer into a bucket behind the counter. The vendors were then accused of refilling new cups from that bucket for resale, Mexico’s El Universal reported.
Following TSM’s Monday announcement, Club Santos Laguna – the home team at the stadium – confirmed that the Health Secretariat of Coahuila conducted an inspection of Eurest Proper Meals, the food-service company named in TSM’s initial statement.
The food and beverage provider was ultimately suspended from operating at Tuesday’s match, El Universal reports.
A representative for Orlegi, the company behind the stadium, told Fox News in a statement that they will take action to prevent anything like this from happening in the future.
"We are shocked and concerned that an independent contractor - which we have chosen based on their assurances of quality and service - a world-class concessioner such as Levy Group, offers such poor quality to our fans. We are exploring our alternatives to assure that this will never happen again at our venue and will take all necessary action to prevent any inappropriate service to our fans," the statement read. "We always put our fans and customers first. We are committed to their full satisfaction and the best quality in the services they receive from us."