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Department of Health Closes Restaurants in Queens and Manhattan

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Department of Health inspections from January 23 to January 24 found 6 businesses with critical violations in cleanliness and sanitation. The businesses below were ordered closed, but may reopen once violations have been corrected.

Learn more about the inspection process from nyc.gov and search the Department of Health inspection database for full details on any establishment that serves food.


New La Caye Restaurant in Manhattan

858 10TH AVE

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Hand washing facility not provided in or near food preparation area and toilet room. Hot and cold running water at adequate pressure to enable cleanliness of employees not provided at facility. Soap and an acceptable hand-drying device not provided.
  • Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor of food operations.
  • Appropriately scaled metal stem-type thermometer or thermocouple not provided or used to evaluate temperatures of potentially hazardous foods during cooking, cooling, reheating and holding.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Tong Hai Tung Bakery in Queens

4112 MAIN STREET

Violations

  • Cold food item held above 41Β° F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 Β°F) except during necessary preparation.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.


Subway in Queens

14604 JAMAICA AVENUE

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Food, food preparation area, food storage area, area used by employees or patrons, contaminated by sewage or liquid waste.


Oishii in Queens

11609 METROPOLITAN AVE

Violations

  • Hot food item not held at or above 140Β° F.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Blue Dog in Manhattan

37 W 43RD ST

Violations

  • Cold food item held above 41Β° F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 Β°F) except during necessary preparation.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


New Hunan Wok in Queens

14112 ROCKWAY BOULEVARD

Violations

  • Evidence of rats or live rats present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.

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