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Carlsberg brewery fined nearly $4 million for fatal gas leak

Posted On: Jun. 30, 2022 10:01 AM CST

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The U.K.’s Birmingham Crown Court fined brewery Carlsberg Supply Company UK Ltd. in Northampton £3 million ($3.7 million) over an “explosive release” of ammonia gas that killed one worker and injured around 20 others in November 2016, ITV News reported. The company, now operating as CMBC Supply Ltd., pleaded guilty to three breaches of health and safety laws.