Health inspectors in Fort Worth closed a local Domino’s Pizza restaurant for the presence of rodent feces in food and on rooftops during recent restaurant inspections, according to city data compiled by Star-Telegram.
Of the 34 inspections conducted from June 12 to June 18, no restaurant recorded more than 30 defects, which would have required establishments to fix the worst problems immediately and the rest within 48 hours.
Domino’s Pizza is located at 7630 N. Beach St. Suite 150 has recorded 7 flaws but is temporarily closed due to serious health violations.
Inspectors found evidence of rodents and “the presence of rodent droppings in food and on surfaces,” according to city data.
All restaurant surfaces must be cleaned and disinfected, according to inspection notes.
The inspectors requested that the restaurant be closed to the public until the appropriate corrective actions are completed.
The pizzeria was open from Tuesday.
La Nueva de Zacatecas, located at 831 N. Sylvania Ave. Highest penalty score with 26 violations.
The restaurant was cited for not washing utensils properly, for having live flies inside and for not having cold running water at the handwash station in the food preparation area.
MOD Pizzeria located at 9605 Ten Gallon Drive near Chisholm Trail Parkway registered 24 defects, including the presence of excessive flies in the rear setting area. Inspectors are requested to solve problems within 24 hours.
Wingstop is located at 2723 Eighth Ave. Record 20 defects. The restaurant was cited for not sanitizing food contact surfaces and for the presence of live and dead flies in the establishment.
No restaurants were subject to follow-up inspections.
This story was originally published June 22, 2022 11:54 am.