Restaurant Report Card: Roach, rodent droppings found in local kitchens
HOUSTON – KPRC's Bill Spencer makes his weekly rounds to restaurants in town to make sure they are keeping up to the health standards in Houston.
Click through the slideshow to see which restaurants violated the health department standards this week.
Violation: Discovered flies in the kitchen, rodent droppings in the back storage area, roach activity on the reach-in-cooler and a sewage backup. Roach problem in the eatery described as “roach infestation.”
Violation: Discovered two live roaches on the shelving. Also found cans of Raid and Home Defense, store-bought, pesticides in the kitchen. Those pesticides are forbidden from being used in Houston restaurants. When there is a pest problem, professional exterminators are supposed to be brought in to eliminate the problem.
Violation: Discovered three live cockroaches on the food preparation cooler across from the cook line.
Violation: Crates of lettuce and onions found to be contaminated with rodent droppings. All food found contaminated was condemned and thrown away. The restaurant was also written up for having no pest control paperwork on site.
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