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Rodent causes restaurant closure in North Miami

Cherry's Restaurant ordered closed; roach issue also closes Fat Busters

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – A state inspector found a live rodent inside Chery's Restaurant in North Miami and ordered the doors shut last week.

They weren't alone. Latin Lite by Fat Busters boasts "healthy low-fat comfort Latin meals without the guilt."

But records show, last week, a roach issue was discovered and the kitchen ordered closed.

Below is a list of places and some of their violations.

All the places listed were allowed to re-open following ordered clean ups and re-inspections.

 

CHERRY'S RESTAURANT

12781 W. DIXIE HIGHWAY

NORTH MIAMI

Ordered shut 4/18/16

9 violations found

"Live rodent present. One live rodent in dry storage room dry food storage in the room. A door separate the storage from the kitchen. One behind refrigerator in kitchen by cooking equipment."

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Approximately 12 dry rodent dropping in dry storage room."

 

LASTRETO & GONZALEZ

(DBA)COMER PUNTO ES

3946 CURTISS PKWY

MIAMI SPRINGS

Ordered shut 4/29/16

24 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. I observed approximately 30 by the mop sink (mop sink located in kitchen area by the exit door) approximately 5 in kitchen reach in cooler underneath."

"Roach excrement and/or droppings present. Dry storage shelves approximately 100+."

"Dead roaches on premises. Kitchen Approximately 100+in different areas including two control devices."

"Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris."

"Interior of refrigerator soiled with accumulation of food residue."

 

FAT BUSTERS

INTERPLAZA SHOPPING CENTER

12234 SW EIGHTH ST.

MIAMI

Ordered shut 4/16/16

8 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by approximately 8 live roaches found crawling on main food prep table surface, floor and wall."

 

THE JACMELIEN YOS BAKERY

8874 MIRAMAR PARKWAY

MIRAMAR

Ordered shut 4/15/16

19 violations found

Also ordered shut 12/2/14

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed one live roach crawling on top of reach in cooler in the back."

"Live, small flying insects in kitchen, food preparation area, or food storage area."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Containers of cooked rice, beans, pork, chicken on prep table with temperatures at 82-85 degrees Fahrenheit."