More sewage issues found in South Florida restaurants

State inspectors found more sewage issues last week in South Florida restaurants.

Raw sewage issues were found at Miyako Sushi in Sunny Isles Beach and Hong Kong Cafe on Bird Road.

Records show both places were ordered shut.

Roach issues were found at Village Chinese near Zoo Miami and China Garden in Homestead.

Below is a list of places and some of their violations.

All the places mentioned were allowed to reopen following an ordered cleanup and re-inspection.

***Miyako Sushi

18090 Collins Ave.

Sunny Isles Beach

Ordered shut May 2

26 violations found

"Sewage/wastewater backing up through floor drains. Observed raw sewage backing up at the floor drain around food prep area (sushi bar)."

"Objectionable odor in establishment. Around sushi bar."

"Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance inside the ice bin."

"Dish machine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Discontinue use of dishmachine for sanitizing and set up manual sanitization until dish machine is repaired and sanitizing properly."

***Hong Kong Cafe

6757 Bird Road

Miami

Ordered shut May 5

36 violations found

"Sewage/wastewater backing up through floor drains. Observed water with a strong smell and debris coming from floor drain in cook line area when hand sink and 3 compartment sink are in use."

"Objectionable odor in establishment. Strong sewage smell comes out of floor drain when hand sink and 3 compartment sink is in use."

"Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris."

"Interior of oven has heavy accumulation of black substance/grease/food debris."

"Food stored in holding unit not covered. Containers of cooked chicken and cooked pork and cooked rice found in walking cooler."

"Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of food borne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items."

"No proof of required state approved employee training provided for any employees."

"Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Containers of cooked pork ribs and cooked rice and cooked chicken from previous day according to operator."

"Slicer blade guard soiled with old food debris."

"Soil residue in food storage containers."

***Village Chinese Restaurant

13775 SW 152nd St.

Southwest Miami-Dade

Inspection based on complaint

Ordered shut May 3

24 violations found

"Dead roaches on premises. Approximately 23 dead roaches observed underneath the same 3 door reach in cooler located in the kitchen on the floor. Approximately 3 dead roaches in the ladies room."

"Roach activity present as evidenced by approximately 33 live roaches found crawling on the floor and wall underneath 3 door stand up reach in cooler, and also crawling on the wall behind the same 3 door reach in cooler in the kitchen. This unit is located in a food prep area. Also observed approximately 8 live roaches underneath the steam table, underneath a cardboard lining across from an oven."

"Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of food borne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. two door stand up unit ; ; Beef (48°F - Cold Holding); Poultry (49°F - Cold Holding); shrimp (49°F - Cold Holding)."

"Interior of oven has heavy accumulation of black substance/grease/food debris. Stand up oven unit."

"Food stored on floor. Rice and oil on the kitchen floor."

"Grease accumulated on kitchen floor and/or under cooking equipment."

***China Garden Chinese Restaurant

27100 S. Dixie Highway

Homestead

Ordered shut May 4

33 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Five live roaches observed on dish machine. Two live roaches observed on prep table in front of kitchen. One live roach observed crawling on wall by hand wash sink. One live roach observed on kitchen floor."

"Pesticide/insecticide labeled for household use only present in establishment."

"Dead roaches on premises. Three dead roaches observed under prep table by kitchen."

"All potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) foods in walk-in cooler cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. In walk in cooler observed raw chicken (47°°F - Cold Holding); cooked pork (49°°F - Cold Holding); rice (49°°F - Cold Holding); chicken (49°°F - Cold Holding)."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Rice found in kitchen at 116°F."

"Slicer blade guard soiled with old food debris."

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