10 Restaurants Closed for Health Violations

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Department of Health inspections from December 2 to December 3 found 10 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.


Sushi Yu in Brooklyn

214 PROSPECT PARK W

Violations

  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Evidence of rats or live rats present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
  • Food, food preparation area, food storage area, area used by employees or patrons, contaminated by sewage or liquid waste.


Fordham Pod Express At Keating Hall in The Bronx

441 E FORDHAM RD

Violations

  • Potable water supply inadequate. Water or ice not potable or from unapproved source. Cross connection in potable water supply system observed.
  • Sewage disposal system improper or unapproved.


Royal Fried Chicken in Manhattan

13 AVENUE D

Violations

  • Food, food preparation area, food storage area, area used by employees or patrons, contaminated by sewage or liquid waste.
  • Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) 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.


Capri Ristorante Pizzeria Bar in Manhattan

145 MULBERRY STREET

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.
  • Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
  • Food not cooled by an approved method whereby the internal product temperature is reduced from 140º F to 70º F or less within 2 hours, and from 70º F to 41º F or less within 4 additional hours.
  • Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.


Mi Casa Restaurant in Queens

11620 JAMAICA AVENUE

Violations

  • Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.


Bap Jip in Queens

2908 UNION ST

Violations

  • Toilet facility not provided for employees or for patrons when required.
  • Sanitized equipment or utensil, including in-use food dispensing utensil, improperly used or stored.


Chung Moo Roll Rice & Donga in Queens

3904 UNION STREET

Violations

  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
  • Food not cooled by an approved method whereby the internal product temperature is reduced from 140º F to 70º F or less within 2 hours, and from 70º F to 41º F or less within 4 additional hours.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Miao Miao Ya in Queens

13621 ROOSEVELT AVE

Violations

  • Insufficient or no refrigerated or hot holding equipment to keep potentially hazardous foods at required temperatures.
  • Food from unapproved or unknown source or home canned. Reduced oxygen packaged (ROP) fish not frozen before processing; or ROP foods prepared on premises transported to another site.


El Aguila Bakery in Brooklyn

3910 FT HAMILTON PARKWAY

Violations

  • Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Min Jiang Mei Shi in Brooklyn

5820 7TH AVE

Violations

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