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Warning! Convenience store ordered to stop selling all food items

Rodent issues discovered during 2 inspections

Quike Food Mart in Miami.
Quike Food Mart in Miami. (Google Maps)

MIAMI – An inspector with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has ordered the management of Quike Food Mart in Miami to stop selling all foods.

According to state records, the convenience store was first inspected April and again this week.

According to records, rodent issues were found both times.

On Monday, May 3, a dead rodent was spotted under food shelving.

A re-inspection is required before the “stop sale” is lifted.

Below are the violations and number of citations written.

****QUIKE FOOD MART

7018 NE 2ND AVENUE

MIAMI

*INSPECTED 4/19/21

13 CITATIONS WRITTEN

*INSPECTED 5/3/21

7 CITATIONS WRITTEN

“FOOD SERVICE AREA OBSERVED RODENT EXCRETA ON SHELF’S UNDER COUNTER. COS ALL SHELF’S WERE CLEAN AND SANITIZED DURING INSPECTION.”

“RETAIL, OBSERVED MULTIPLE GLUE BOARDS STAGED AND STORED ON TOP OF ALL FOOD SHELVING THROUGH OUT WHERE FOODS ARE HELD. COS, GLUE BOARDS REMOVED DURING INSPECTION.”

“RETAIL, OBSERVED MULTIPLE RODENT EXCRETA THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE ESTABLISHMENT ALONG WALLS AND SHELVING WHERE PACKAGED FOODS ARE HELD.

STOP SALE ORDER ISSUED ON ALL FOODS, ORIGINAL STOP USE ORDER ISSUED ON 4/19/21 REMAIN IN EFFECT. SEE SUPPLEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

OBSERVED MULTIPLE LIVE ROACHES ON GLUE BOARDS ALONG WALL LOCATED NEXT TO POTATO CHIPS AREA.”

“RETAIL, OBSERVED A DEAD RODENT UNDER FOOD SHELVING.”

“RETAIL, OBSERVED LITTER, SOIL AND DEBRIS THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE ESTABLISHMENT ALSO UNDER FOOD SHELVING ALONG WALLS AND FLOORS OF WALK IN BEVERAGE COOLER. OBSERVED, OLD RODENT EXCRETA AS WELL ALONG BOTTOM OF FOOD SHELVING.”


About the Author:

Jeff Weinsier joined Local 10 News in September 1994. He is currently an investigative reporter for Local 10. He is also responsible for the very popular Dirty Dining segments.