State records show several South Florida restaurants were ordered shut last week due to roach and rodent activity.
Below is a list of the restaurants and some of the violations.
SAL'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
SHOPS OF PEMBROKE GARDENS
14535 S.W. 5TH STREET
"Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed live roach on top of the reach in cooler in cook line, 5 live roaches under the reach in cooler in cook line, 5 lives roaches under the dishwasher closed to the prep table and 1 live roach on the wall in the kitchen close to the mixer. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked."
2426 NORTH FEDERAL HIGHWAY
"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. 40 live roaches under cook line area. 6 roach casings observed under cook line. Raw animal foods not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature in walk-in cooler. Raw chicken over raw shrimp at walk-in cooler. Raw animal food stored in top portion of make table over ready-to-eat food in bottom portion of make table - no complete physical barrier between top and bottom. Raw chicken over raw shrimp and cooked pork at make table top where drippings from raw chicken may contaminate the raw shrimp or the cooked pork. **Repeat Violation**
All potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) foods in reach-in cooler cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Cooked chicken and EGGROLLS at 78° F at LEADER cooler at end of cook line . Held overnight. Food discarded. Corrective action taken."
BIG CITY SUBS AND GRILL
5337 NORTH STATE ROAD 7
"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. One crawling on reach in cooler, three crawling out of the reach in cooler, six crawling on storage shelf, one crawling on stove, three crawling on kitchen floor under prep table, one crawling on bathroom floor, two crawling out of unused reach in cooler. Two crawling on wall behind storage shelf, one crawling on floor by front service area." **Warning** Dead roaches on premises. Approximately 40 throughout establishment. **Warning** License is expired and is more than 60 after expiration date."
1155 ROYAL PALM BEACH BLVD.
WEST PALM BEACH
"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. 1 live roach inside plastic wrap tube at the prep area, 5 live roaches in crevices under to shelf above prep table area on left side, 10 live roaches in right side of prep table area, 5 roaches on floor next to walk in cooler used as storage. Operator removed the Prep table outside to clean it."
YANAISY CRUZ GARCIA
1300 EAST 4TH AVENUE
"Rodent activity present as evidenced by over 50 fresh rodent droppings found in kitchen area. License is expired and is more than 60 after expiration date."
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