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Chinese Restaurant Closed by Health Department

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July 15, 2012 Staff Report

The New York City Department of Health has temporarily shut down a Sunnyside Chinese restaurant.

The department closed New Wah Yeung’s Kitchen, which is located at 43-24 43rd Ave., on Thursday, after slapping it with 60 violations.

The owner was inside the restaurant on Saturday fixing the ceiling. He said he would reopen on Monday. He would not address the department’s finding.

The following is the inspection report that led to New Way Yeung’s closure:

Sanitary Violations
1) Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
2) Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
3) Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas.
4) Live roaches present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas.
5) Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
6) Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
7) Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
8) Thawing procedures improper.

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44th street.(Sunnysider)

It is amazing how much business my family has given this restaurnt and we never got sick… I had not idea It was not being run very sanitary

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