Three South Florida restaurants were ordered shut after health inspectors found rodent droppings, mold and even live rodents at the establishments.
Below is a list of the establishments and a few of their violations:
Mai Kai Polynesian Restaurant
2599 N. Federal Highway
"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 20 Fresh and dry rodent droppings in storage area, 10 fresh rodent droppings in food dry storage area, two dry rodent droppings on linen storage area."
"Dead roaches on premises. Two dead roaches in storage area, five dead roaches inside a non working cooler at the Molokai bar."
"Outer openings not protected during operation and vermin and/or environmental cross contamination present. Doors wide open during operation."
"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. 1 live roach in dry storage food area floor. 1 live roach inside a cabinet in prep area. 8 live roaches in kitchen bar area (one in the ice crusher, one in a prep table, the other ones in floor and wall ), 1 live roach inside a reach in cooler used for single service articles storage at the Molokai bar."
"All potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) foods in walk-in cooler cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Ham, cheese, beef, duck, seafood, plant foods in the walk in coolers 1,2 and 3 at 45-53 degrees Fahrenheit."
"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. Prime rib, discarded."
"Nonexempt fish offered raw or undercooked has not undergone proper parasite destruction. Fish must be fully cooked or discarded. Raw salmon served in sushi rolls."
"Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food due to temperature abuse."
"Employee eating in a food preparation or other restricted area."
17331 U.S. Highway 1
"Live rodent present. 1 live rodent cross from one side of the kitchen floor to the other."
"Presence of insects, rodents, or other pests. Dead garden worm under cooking equipment."
Grand Beach Hotel
4835 Collins Ave.