FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -

Rodent droppings and live roaches were found inside several restaurants in The Galleria Mall last week.

Records show a rodent's nest was also found inside Nino's Pizza on North Miami Avenue.

Below is a list of places ordered shut by the state and some of their violations. All of the places listed below were allowed to reopen following ordered clean up and re-inspections.

***Sbarro The Italian Eatery

The Galleria

2446 East Sunrise Blvd.

Fort Lauderdale

13 violations

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed 30 fresh rodent droppings inside compressor on shelf under food prep area. Observed 4 fresh rodent droppings behind Transformer in the back of kitchen."

"Dead roaches on premises. 2 dead roaches under front counter and cash register."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food identified in the written procedure as a food held using time as a public health control has no time marking and the time removed from temperature control cannot be determined. See stop sale. At Buffet, tuna salad, potato salad, mozzarella and cheese."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Chicken , ribs and tomato sauce hot held between 90°F and 110°F for less than one hour. Reheated all items to 165°F."

"No proof of required state approved employee training provided for any employees."

"Food debris accumulated on floor underneath flip top cooler in pizza station."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food covered while cooling. Ambient cooling marinated fish and marinated chicken cooling covered since 3.5 hours at 50°F. Uncovered and added ice to cool to 41°F in 30 minutes."

***Piazza Di Giorgio Cafe

The Galleria

2448 East Sunrise Blvd.

Fort Lauderdale

28 violations

"Cook eating pasta while preparing it."

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed 10 fresh rodent droppings in dish area underneath shelf with dishes. 1 fresh dropping on sanitized plate on shelf in dish area."

"Dead roaches on premises, observed 5 dead roaches behind ice machine in kitchen. Observed 1 dead roach underneath hand wash sink at cook line. Observed 6 dead roaches behind fryer and one dead roach under oven at cookline."

"Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine."

"Live, small flying insects in food preparation area and at coffee bar. "

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed 2 live roaches at Coffee bar crawling inside the espresso machine."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food covered while cooling Rice in walk in cooler 53°F. See stop sale."

***China Place Inn

8001 Biscayne Blvd.

Miami

24 violations

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed about 20 plus live roaches beneath prep table and between the legs and crevices of such table. Observed one live roach on wall by fire extinguisher."

"Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. Prep table soiled with food residue."

"Dented/rusted cans present. See stop sale."

***Venise Caribbean Cuisine

1519 NE Fourth Ave.

Fort Lauderdale

12 violations

"Roach activity present as evidenced by 20 live roaches found inside gaskets when opening chest freezer in storage room. Observed 4 live roaches behind said chest freezer. This chest freezer is located in a separate room but without door leading to hallway and kitchen. Observed 4 live roaches on wall behind cooking equipment in kitchen."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cooked/heated yesterday/on a previous day not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 41 degrees Fahrenheit within a total of 6 hours. Food has been cooling overnight. See stop sale. Turkey stew at 58°F in kitchen."

"Dead roaches on premises on rim inside chest freezer."

***Nino's Pizza

204 North Miami Ave.

Miami

29 violations

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by 50 plus rodent droppings found around water heater, in dry storage/preparation area. Approximately half of the droppings were soft."

"Rodent burrow or rodent nesting materials present. around water heater."

"Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine."

"Accumulation of encrusted food debris on/around mixer head."

***Estrella Cuban Restaurant

1284 Palm Ave.

Hialeah

25 violations

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by 13 fresh rodent droppings found in storage area located about 20 feet from food preparation area (no physical separation)."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicken 48° beef 49° **Repeat Violation**."