WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - In this week's report, we're tracking a repeat violator, Popeye's , a carryout out and 3 separate Family Dollar stores that were closed.
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Health inspectors closed Popeye's, 601 Malcolm X Avenue, SE DC; Yum's Carry Out, 3917 South Capitol Street, SW DC; Family Dollar, 4325 St. Barnabus Road, Temple Hills, Md.; Family Dollar, 5110 Indian Head Highway, Oxon Hill, Md.; Family Dollar, 6711 Annapolis Road, Lanham, Md.
All passed re-inspection and are back in business.
Popeye's, see report: http://restaurantalert.wusa9.com/mobile/washington/inspection/18919
When you punch in Popeye's located at the address of 601 Malcolm X Avenue, SE DC, you'll see the official address listed for this particular establishment on Portland Street, SE.
The Restaurant Alert App shows an April closure with 15 violations including "employees are not frequently washing hands between tasks" and "no adequate hot water."
For the most recent closure order, click on the May 6th inspection identifying 11 violations including "chicken is prepared under ceiling with web" and equipment "covered in grease and dust."
Yum's Carry Out, see report: http://restaurantalert.wusa9.com/mobile/washington/restaurant/29
Search Yum's Carryout on South Capitol Street, SW and you'll see an April 21st closure with 22 violations including "rodent droppings" and "hot food items" at "improper temperatures."
Family Dollar Stores
The WUSA9 Restaurant Alert app, doesn't include Prince George's County, because the county hasn't gone digital; however, we tracked down paperwork on three separate Family Dollar stores closed for rodents on Annapolis Road in Lanham, on Indian Head Highway in Oxon Hill, and on St. Barnabas Road in Temple Hills.
In a statement, Family Dollar said, "We take matters like this very seriously."
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