Philly restaurants, grocery stores shut down for health violations
The Philadelphia Health Department has temporarily closed local eateries in the last two weeks for health violations, according to reports.
A number of restaurants, grocery stores and food stands have reportedly been shut down in recent weeks after the Philadelphia health department found a number of violations.
The eateries were asked to temporarily close their doors so they could address the violations, which included "mouse droppings, lack of running water, and an absence of a food safety certified person,"Philly.com reported.
At least 18establishments were ordered closed between April 18 and Tuesday, though most of them reopened within a day, according to the report.
Among the spots cited were Auntie Anne's on Franklin Mills Circle; Cruz Grocery on South 52nd Street; Saxbys Coffee at Temple University; and Great Wall Seafood Market on North 10th Street.