Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: June 27 to July 1

(WFLA) —– State inspectors temporarily closed one Tampa Bay eatery from June 27 to July 1, 2016. We’ve listed the restaurant that was closed below, along with details about what inspectors say they found.

Roscoe located at 3 N. Scenic Highway in Frostproof

June 28, 2016: Restaurant temporarily closed with 4 violations

  • Restaurant operating with an expired Division of Hotels and Restaurants license.
  • 18-20 moist rodent droppings found on the side of a food preparation table.
  • 8-10 moist rodent droppings found on the side of a reach-in freezer in the kitchen.
  • 12-15 fresh rodent droppings found between a front counter and a kitchen wall.
  • 18-22 fresh rodent droppings found behind a small refrigerator at the front counter.
  • 8-10 fresh rodent droppings found behind a turbo air glass door unit.

June 29, 2016 :Restaurant reopened with 1 violation

The following Tampa Bay restaurants received the most violations during inspections conducted from June 13 to June 17, 2016.

Saki Endless Sushi & Hibachi Restaurant located at 11921 N. Dale Mabry in Tampa, 40 violations

  • Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food: mussels stored over prepared sauces.
  • Employee personal food not properly identified and segregated from food to be served to the public.
  • Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in dry storage area.

Los Gorditos located at 6110 Causeway Blvd. in Tampa, 37 violations

  • Nonfood-grade containers used for food storage in direct contact with food: Blue sugar, salt, bread crumbs, flour and gray cut plantains, clear bread container on shelving.
  • Presence of insects, rodents, or other pests: small flying insects on ground around dumpster.
  • Sewage on ground from failed septic system.

Shogun Sushi located at 15213 N. Dale Mabry Hwy in Tampa, 37 violations

  • Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine.
  • Nonfood-grade bags used in direct contact with food.
  • Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation.

Checkers located at 3775 66th St. N. in St. Petersburg, 32 violations

  • 10 flying insects seen by soda rack, above shelving over ice cream machine/drive thru unit, mop sink.
  • 2 live flies in employee restroom that opens into the restaurant.
  • Live winged insect on the top of the vanilla/chocolate ice cream machine.

D’Amico’s Pizza Café located at 2780 N. Florida Ave. in Hernando, 31 violations

  • Potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees.
  • Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food marked with a date that exceeds seven days after opening/preparation: ham, turkey, cappicola, salami all dated 6/16; Italian wedding soup dated 6/19; lasagna dated 6/21.
  • Slicer blade soiled with old food debris.

Westin Harbour Island located at 725 S. Harbour Island Blvd. in Tampa, 29 violations

  • Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine.
  • Slicer blade soiled with old food debris.
  • Potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit: ground beef, turkey, shrimp, ham, cooked vegetables and cut melon.

Steak N’ Shake, 12921 Sheldon Rd., Tampa, 28 violations

  • Single-use gloves not changed as needed after changing tasks or when damaged or soiled.
  • Interior of freezers soiled with accumulation of food residue. Ice cream freezer and French fries/chicken freezer.
  • Food stored on floor: bagged salt for soft water tank.

Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins located at 2451 N. McMullen Booth Rd. in Clearwater, 25 violations

  • Potentially hazardous cold food held at greater than 41 degrees: milk inside reach in cooler in ice cream area.
  • Toxic substance/chemical cleaner stored by or with single-service items (foil sheets and sandwich patches ) on shelf in bakery area.
  • Stored food not covered in walk-in freezer: open bags of biscuits, eggs, sausages.

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