Department of Health Closes Restaurants in Queens and Manhattan

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Department of Health inspections from November 25 to November 26 found 3 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.


U Tea in Manhattan

139 FULTON ST

Violations

  • 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.
  • Wiping cloths soiled or not stored in sanitizing solution.
  • No facilities available to wash, rinse and sanitize utensils and/or equipment.


Audrey Bakery & Cafe in Manhattan

174 CANAL ST

Violations

  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Hot food item not held at or above 140ΒΊ F.
  • Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.


Taste Of Taco/Yummy China in Queens

6841 MYRTLE AVE

Violations

  • 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.
  • Cold food item held above 41ΒΊ F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ΒΊF) except during necessary preparation.
  • Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.

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