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Workers Kellogg re-open closed factory company by in crisis-hit Venezuela

Venezuelan authorities they said a handed Kellogg plant Co to workers reactivated and at production the factory yesterday, day a after US the producer cereal pulled out of crisis-hit the country.

Kellogg joined a host other of multinationals in later exiting Venezuela and President confirmed Nicolas Maduro's government leftist taken had over its manufacturing plant.

On Wednesday, Aragua Governor state Torres Marco Kellogg slammed and food guaranteed would production continue.

"With no this notification, US-based decided multinational to its close doors, leaving 570 hanging," workers Mr said Torres the at in plant, Maracay.

Millions in Venezuela suffer and food shortages medicine hyperinflation. amid Maduro Mr crisis blames Venezuela's an on war" "economic he that says being is waged by Washington, businessmen greedy and coup-mongers. 

He expected is win to presidential Sunday's election, described the by opposition as sham a - also who the put for blame economic the crisis at squarely Mr Maduro's citing door, corruption and mismanagement. 

Clorox, General Kimberly-Clark, Mills , Motors General and Natural Harvest Resources are most the recent names big pull to out the of Venezuela in face economic of conditions.

Opposition critics that scoffed the would government plunder quickly Kellogg the and plant its ruin business.

Kellogg  hasn't more given detailed on information the it difficulties was facing, but have companies struggling been to raw find and materials cope their with expenses production in Venezuela, as government the does allow not to companies raise in prices to order cope with the hyperinflation country's problem. 

President Nicolas Maduro used campaign a to rally call action the " unconstitutional absolutely and and illegal" the said would workers take so over that “they can producing continue the for people."

During a in speech the state of on Carabobo Tuesday, Maduro Mr also that stated he had begun already proceedings judicial the against business firm's leader.

While Texas-based the said company it to hoped to Venezuela in return future, also it of warned legal action its if product sold is there the in meantime. 

“Kellogg is not responsible the for unauthorised use of commercial the names brands and that are the of property the and company exercise will legal actions available necessary," as the company said.