Foundation on Essex Shuttered by Health Department

Posted on: July 1st, 2013 at 6:10 am by
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Foundation is back on the shitlist.

The Department of Health paid a visit on Friday and forced the three-year-old B&T blight to close. That familiar yellow sticker remains pasted to the front door of 137 Essex Street. Violations include the following, which amount to 42 points:

  • Evidence of rats or live rats 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.
  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
  • Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
  • Proper sanitization not provided for utensil ware washing operation.

This isn’t the first time Foundation has met the wrath of city government. A couple years ago, the club hangout was shuttered twice by the DOH and once by the 7th Precinct for underage drinking (among other violations).

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