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State finds pesticide throughout Munchy's Pizza

5 South Florida restaurants ordered shut last week

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PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – State records show pesticide tracking powder was found throughout Munchy's Pizza last week.

A total of five South Florida restaurants were ordered shut last week due to violations that could be hazardous to customers' health.

Below is a list of the places ordered shut and some of their violations.

All of the places mentioned above have been allowed to re-open following ordered cleanup and re-inspections.

Munchy's Pizza

1608 Miami Gardens Drive

North Miami Beach

Ordered shut 7/6/15

25 violations

"Roach activity present as evidenced by approximately 25-30 live roaches found in the kitchen/food prep area behind the front counter, inside a dish ware shelf with clean dishes and crawling on top of the front counter and inside reach in cooler doors/gaskets."

"Tracking powder pesticide used inside establishment. Throughout restaurant."

"Dead roaches on premises. 4 to 5 behind Plexiglas."

"Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Behind the top of the reach in cooler/pizza make table and also shelf above make table with food debris."

"Employee failed to wash hands before changing gloves and/or putting on gloves to work with food."

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

"Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance on/around soda dispensing nozzles."

New China

11459 SW 40th St.

Miami

Ordered shut 7/9/15 based on complaint

27 violations

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed approximately a total of 18 live roaches inside kitchen. Observed 5 live roaches by food preparation area underneath shelves, and by clean equipment. Observed 2 live roaches by dry storage area. Observed 6 live roaches inside buckets underneath 3 compartment sink area. Observed 2 live roaches on wall by 3 compartment sink area. Observed 3 live roaches underneath steam table  shelves."

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed 5 dry rodent droppings by dry storage area underneath shelves."

"Accumulation of dead or trapped birds, insects, rodents, or other pests, in control devices.by back storage area."

"Dead roaches on premises. Observed four dead roaches underneath water heater. Observed two dead roaches at single service storage room."

"Equipment in poor repair. Water heater underneath in poor repair rusted."

Dynasty Buffet

1656 Miami Gardens Drive

North Miami Beach

Ordered shut 7/815

20 violations

"Roach activity present as evidenced by approximately 10-15 live roaches found underneath a three compartment sink in the kitchen."

"Shell eggs in use or stored with cracks or broken shells. See stop sale."

"Grease accumulated on kitchen floor and/or under cooking equipment."

"Dead roaches on premises. Inside light shields."

Cuban Guys Sandwiches & More

1678 Miami Gardens Drive

North Miami Beach

Ordered shut 7/8/15

15 violations

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live approximately 25+ live roaches found in a food prep area on the floor and wall next to a non-working reach in cooler next to the ice machine and across from the walk in cooler and walk in freezer. Also located in this area are fryers, hood, food prep table and food storage."

"Interior of oven has heavy accumulation of black substance/grease/food debris. Rear prep room."

"Employee failed to wash hands before changing gloves and/or putting on gloves to work with food. Front counter employee."

Italio

1658 N. Federal Highway

Boca Raton

Ordered shut 7/9/15 based on complaint

4 violations

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found, 1 live found in hallway by restrooms, 1 live found by cash register, front line, 1 live found behind prep table, 1 live by desk in back prep area, 1 live by ice machine."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit, Garlic and oil 55 degrees. Manager added more ice to container."

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