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That's not Kosher! Live rodent forces Miami Beach deli closure

17 violations found at New York Bagel Deli

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PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Florida health records show that a Miami Beach deli had some serious issues that led to its closure.

State inspectors were at New York Bagel Deli based on a complaint.

Seventeen violations were found, including a live rodent.

Several other South Florida restaurants were ordered shut last week as well.

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

All the places listed below have been allowed to re-open following an ordered clean up and re-inspection.

 

TIKI BEACH CAFE

OCEAN MANOR HOTEL & BEACH RESORT

4040 GALT OCEAN MILE

FORT LAUDERDALE

Ordered shut 5/13/16

7 violations found

Inspection based on complaint

Also ordered shut 4/14/15

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. 3 live roaches on coffee machine in wait area open to cook line. 3 live Roaches on wall to the right at cook line. 4 live Roaches on wall at cook line behind prep table and Microwave. 3 live roaches inside an unused reach in cooler in prep area. 7 live roaches under and behind unused reach in cooler in prep area. 1 live roach on floor in outside hallway leading to storage and walk in cooler/Freezer No doors separating wait prep and cook area."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Ground beef, tuna, sausage, pasta, steak from lunch, in glass door cooler, between 47 degrees Fahrenheit and 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Operator put ice on items to quickly cool down food."

 

NEW YORK BAGEL DELI

6546 COLLINS AVE.

MIAMI BEACH

Ordered shut 5/10/16

17 violations found

Inspection based on complaint

"Live rodent present. Observed a live rodent in the kitchen area between an oven and a wall."

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Dry rodent droppings next to the wall in the kitchen area near cooking equipment."

"Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. On multiple appliances, on the side of cooking equipment."

"Floor soiled/has accumulation of debris. Accumulation of food debris on the floor under cooking equipment."

"Hole in or other damage to wall. Multiple holes in the wall."

"Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Cold smoked salmon over ready to eat plant food in reach in cooler, raw chicken and raw beef over ready to eat cooked chicken in walk in cooler."

"Accumulation of encrusted food debris on/around mixer head."

"Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. On multiple food contact surfaces including a juicer, cutting boards, utensils, toaster."

 

LATIN CAFE 2000

2501 BISCAYNE BLVD.

MIAMI

Ordered shut 5/9/16

37 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by 12+ live roaches found. Against wall, dry storage by cooking area. Inside and around rice and salt bags."

"Food-contact surfaces in contact with potentially hazardous."(time/temperature control for safety) food not cleaned at least every four hours. Toaster/Panini at cooking area. **Repeat Violation**"

"Stop sale issued on potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food due to temperature abuse. Beans at wI cooler at 52. From last night, more than 6 Hrs."

 

SAFFRON MEDITERRANEAN GRILL (PITA SPICE)

1049 WASHINGTON AVE.

MIAMI BEACH

Ordered shut 5/10/16

26 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by approximately 20 live roaches found in the kitchen."

"Stop sale issued on potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food due to temperature abuse. 5 gallons of lentil soup.

"Live, small flying insects in kitchen, food preparation area, or food storage area. Approximately 20 live small flies in storage room."

"Certified food manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of foodborne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items."

 

CRACKERS OFF THE BEATEN PATH

78 CANAL STREET

MIAMI SPRINGS

Ordered shut 5/10/16

18 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Approximately 5 lives roaches kitchen Ceiling by the electricity connection Approximately 5 lives roaches in dry storage by the water heater Approximately 10 lives roaches by the mop sink ceiling."

"Roach excrement and/or droppings present. Approximately 100+ in dry storage ceiling."

"Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue."

"Dead roaches on premises. Approximately 25 plus dead roaches in dishwasher area floor Approximately 25 plus dead roaches in dry storage by the water heater Approximately 10 dead roaches inside of the mop sink Approximately 10 dead roaches in kitchen area between equipment."