A state inspector noted over a thousand rodent droppings in a Delray Beach restaurant last week and ordered the doors shut. Local 10 has discovered Giveness Caribbean Restaurant was ordered shut for the same violations last August.

Below is a list of restaurant closures and some of the violations.

GIVENESS CARIBBEAN RESTAURANT

1459 SOUTH CONGRESS AVENUE

DELRAY BEACH

20 VIOLATIONS

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found.........over 100 fresh and dry rodent droppings in cabinet, front line.....over 30 fresh and over thousand dry and melted rodent droppings underneath grill shelf in kitchen, 5 fresh droppings underneath steam table in kitchen, ... over 20 fresh and dry dropping in storage room."

"Rodent rub marks present along walls/ceilings..kitchen and dishwashing area."

"Sewage/wastewater backing up through floor drains...when turn on hand washing sink in front line, sewage backing up on kitchen floor."

"Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface....and build up rodent droppings underneath grill. corrective action taken."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit........chicken, pork , rice,goat 52°, beans 53° in walk in cooler. Food being held more than 4 hours . Stop sale issue."

"Employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands - food was not being heated as a sole ingredient to 145 degrees F or immediately added to other ingredients to be cooked/heated to the minimum required temperature to allow bare hand contact. Establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure.......employee cutting onion for cole slaw with bare hands."

LA BELLE ROSE RESTAURANT AND PRODUCE

16689 N.E. 19TH AVENUE

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

25 VIOLATIONS

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by 35 plus fresh moist rodent droppings found in kitchen."

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by 35 plus fresh moist rodent droppings found in kitchen."

"Dead roaches on premises."

"Bathroom facility not clean."

EL SEGOBIANO RESTAURANT

3690 N.W. 54TH STREET

MIAMI

19 VIOLATIONS

"Roach activity present as evidenced by 15 live roaches found in the kitchen on walls, at the top and bottom of a food prep table."

"Roach excrement and/or droppings present. On walls in the kitchen."

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by 3 dried rodent droppings found on an plate and food prep table."

"Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of food borne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items."

LOS CANEYES RESTAURANT

4070 N.W. 37TH AVENUE

MIAMI

11 VIOLATIONS

"Roach activity present as evidenced by 70 live roaches found. 35 live roaches found in the front counter kitchen area behind a food prep and reach in cooler, also crawling on the wall. 35 live roaches observed in the storage room, where food, reach in coolers, opened single service items are located on walls and open boxes."

"License is expired and is more than 60 after expiration date."

"Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of food borne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items."

TORTILLERIA FRITANGA GONZALEZ

153 WEST 21ST STREET

HIALEAH

15 VIOLATIONS

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by 20 fresh rodent droppings found in kitchen area."

"Raw animal food stored above unwashed produce."

"Rodent rub marks present along shelves/tubes."

"Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of food borne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items."

MARASSA CARIBBEAN TAKE OUT

2566 NORTH STATE ROAD 7

LAUDERDALE LAKES

3 VIOLATIONS

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Approximately 15 live roaches in oven, 1 crawling on kitchen floor in front of reach in freezer, 1 on a rack next to storage shelf in front of cook line, 1 on wall next to cook line."

"Dead roaches on premises. Approximately 20 dead roaches inside warmer, approximately 10 inside reach in coolers, and 3 on top of reach in cooler."

"License is expired and is more than 60 after expiration date." 

JAMAICAN TAKE OUT

16435 N.E. 15TH AVENUE

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

8 VIOLATIONS

"Roach activity present as evidenced by 15 plus live roaches found in kitchen at dish washing area."

"Dead roaches on premises."

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