Farmers Indicted for Flies in the OR

Piles of organic waste dumped in kibbutz fields close to hospital produced foul odor and medical hazard

The smell was not the only problem caused by the organic waste that Kibbutz Alumot’s farmers piled up in the fields next to Poriya Hospital in Tiberias. According to an indictment served by attorney Oren Katz of the Environmental Protection Ministry against the kibbutz in the Haifa Magistrate’s Court, the waste attracted flies that got into the hospital itself and interfered with the medical treatment...