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A hospital gift shop shut down for rodents and a popular pizza chain closed for health violations. Those and other restaurant risks in WUSA9's Restaurant Alert.
Since beginning to track restaurant health risks in 2012, WUSA9 has identified hundreds of violations - ranging from rats, roaches and mice to restaurants operating without running water, or soap, or towels - all over the DMV.
Where's the last place you'd expect a restaurant to store it's food? And, caught on camera, roaches on the wall of a popular Montgomery County sushi spot.
The five easy tips that will make your Thanksgiving kitchen safer are clean, separate, cook, chill, and be careful with the stuffing according to the FDA.
A DC area McDonald's, Chipotle and Subway were closed by health inspectors for "health hazards;" plus, other restaurants with rodent issues top this week's Restaurant Alert
A Dupont Circle staple closed 3 times in 4 months and a new batch of repeat offenders in this Restaurant Alert.
WUSA9 cameras spot DC food trucks at a Virginia kitchen inspectors suspended for rodent violations. The Arlington cafe is one of seven restaurants covered in this report.
A new caught-on-camera WUSA9 investigation documents DC restaurants.
Violations ranging from rats to licenses to potentially unsafe food temperatures closed a 7-Eleven, a Papa Johns, a U. St. Corridor cafe and other DMV food establishments.
WUSA9 catches crawling roaches on camera at one cafe, upside down fish floating in a Chinatown foodie favorite - closed a second time for health violations, and we face-off, on video, with an armed U.S. State Department Diplomatic Security officer who refused our attempt to visit another closed restaurant.
Health inspectors take action after WUSA9 captures images of potential health hazards that could make the public sick.
WUSA9 finds several squirming and dead mice in a local cafe. And odors that literally turned WUSA9 reporter Russ Ptacek's stomach.
An all American hamburger chain closed and restaurants with roaches and rodents. Those and five other suspensions in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.
Health code violations at Hangar Club, a Chipotle, CiCi's, Wings & Things & Pizza, Pho Nam, Dandy's and Key Bridge Exxon.
Roaches and rodents As if the vermin Double-Rs aren't enough, it's the number of violations at several restaurants that stunned us this week.
Eleven Washington area restaurants have been ordered closed twice or more for health violations since 2012
A Takoma Park butcher shop known for lamb head, goat parts, and repeat health department closures tops this week's Restaurant Alert, along with 2 other emergency closures.
Washington, DC (WUSA9) -- Russ Ptacek uncovers a violation in Chinatown that could make you sick. And our Restaurant Alert series is starting to look like a dirty soap opera with a cast of recurring characters.
Washington, DC (WUSA9) -- A Dupont staple closed for a second time in a month. And an angry baker breaks our camera into pieces. Those and 3 other emergency closures this week.
WUSA9 states "we don't now, and we have never planted a roach or any other gross thing anytime, anywhere in anyway."
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