POMPANO BEACH, Fla. -

A rodent and roach issues inside the Festival Flea Market forced inspectors to close six restaurants in and around the food court last week.

Below is a list of the restaurants and some of the violations. All the establishments have been allowed to re-open following ordered clean ups and re-inspections.

**Pita Nosh

Festival Flea Market

2900 West Sample Road

Pompano Beach

6 violations

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. ... Over 100 fresh and dry droppings along walls and under equipment."

"Certified manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of employee health policy and health requirements."

**Subway

Festival Flea Market

2900 West Sample Road

Pompano Beach

3 violations

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by approximately 25 fresh wet rodent droppings found under service counter next to ice bin, 2 wet fresh dropping in dry storage area next to potato chips."

"Roach activity present as evidenced by 3 live roaches found in service area, 6 live roaches in kitchen next to the 3 compartment sink."

"Accumulation of dead or trapped birds, insects, rodents, or other pests, in control devices. 5 dead roaches on glue trap in dry storage area."

"Dead roaches on premises. 4 dead under shelf in dry storage area, 7 dead roaches next to 3 compartment sink."

"Ice scoop stored on top of dirty ice machine between uses."

**All Star Pizza

Festival Flea Market

2900 West Sample Road

Pompano Beach

8 violations

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Approximately 34 fresh rodent dropping by utensil storage area in rear prep area,, 49 dry rodent droppings by soda box storage in rear prep area, 26 fresh rodent droppings by the pizza prep cooler, 6 dry and 1 fresh rodent dropping by back door, 3 next to soufflé cups in dry storage shelving, 5 fresh by walk-in cooler, 15 dry rodent droppings by ice machine, 8 dry rodent droppings on HOBART mixer, 1 fresh rodent dropping on top of salt container and flour container, 6 dry rodent dropping on bottom shelving on table by 3 compartment sink, 3 dry rodent droppings by the HANDWASH sink in front counter area, 50 dry rodent droppings behind soda display cooler, 15 dry droppings by oven, 50 dry rodent dropping by steam table, 15 dry rodent droppings on pizza box storage shelving in front counter area and 10 dry rodent droppings by soda machine."

"Soil residue in food storage containers. Rodent droppings on top of salt and flour containers in rear prep area."

"Single-service articles not stored inverted or protected from contamination. Take out boxes not inverted in dry storage. Rodent droppings by takeout containers in front counter area."

**S&M Bagel Exchange

Festival Flea Market

2900 West Sample Road

Pompano Beach

26 violations

"Dead roaches on premises, 5 dead roaches in dry storage next to container with forks."

"Live flies in kitchen."

"Live, small flying insects in food preparation area."

"Single-use gloves not changed as needed after changing tasks or when damaged or soiled. Cook went to walk in cooler actively engage with raw animal product, went back to his cook station and proceed to touch ready to eat food without changing his gloves and wash his hand."

**Far East Wok

Festival Flea Market

2900 West Sample Road

Pompano Beach

10 violations

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. 15 to 20 live roaches crawling on rear kitchen floor; 20-25 live roaches crawling over clean pans in kitchen; 3-5 live roaches in or around certified food manager certificate on wall front counter; 8 live roaches under front counter; 4-5 live roaches on walls by 3 compartment sink."

"Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Walk in cooler shelves encrusted with decomposing food residue; foul odor observed."M

**Munch & Chat

Festival Flea Market

2900 West Sample Road

Pompano Beach

3 violations

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by approximately 15 fresh wet rodent droppings found in kitchen under 6 burner south bend stove, approximately 6 fresh wet dropping found under globe flat top stove, approximately 15 fresh wet dropping next to breaker boxes in kitchen, approximately 25 fresh wet dropping under 3 compartment sink in dish washing area."