Critical Cleanliness Violations at Restaurants in Staten Island and Brooklyn

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Department of Health inspections from May 13 to May 14 found 9 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.


La Cabana Restaurant in Brooklyn

106264 FLATBUSH AVENUE

Violations

  • 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.


Acai Berry in Brooklyn

650 MANHATTAN AVE

Violations

  • 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.


The Millennium Restaurant And Bakery in Queens

22318 LINDEN BLVD

Violations

  • Food not cooled by an approved method whereby the internal product temperature is reduced from 140° F to 70° F or less within 2 hours, and from 70° F to 41° F or less within 4 additional hours.
  • Hot food item not held at or above 140° F.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor of food operations.
  • Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.


Pates Plus Bakery in Queens

9715 SPRINGFIELD BOULEVARD

Violations

  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice 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.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.


Di Fara Pizzeria in Brooklyn

1424 AVENUE J

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Personal cleanliness inadequate. Outer garment soiled with possible contaminant. Effective hair restraint not worn in an area where food is prepared.
  • Cold food item held above 41° F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 °F) except during necessary preparation.


Satis 5 Seafood in Brooklyn

4805 8TH AVE

Violations

  • 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.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.


Gyro Corner Nyc in Queens

3269 FRANCIS LEWIS BLVD

Violations

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


Slane in Manhattan

384 3 AVENUE

Violations

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


The New Dinette in Staten Island

187 PORT RICHMOND AVE

Violations

  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.

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