WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Today's Restaurant Alert is all about pizza. All with violations leading to health department closures.
Health inspectors temporarily closed: Pizza No. 17, 1523 17th Street, NW DC, Pizza and Wings, 12729 Laurel Bowie Road, Laurel, Md., and Papa John's, 3827 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE DC.
They all passed re-inspection and are back in business.
Click here to see our updated list showing hundreds of area closures: http://www.wusa9.com/story/news/local/2014/03/20/restaurant-inspection-washington-dc/6660161/
Pizza No. 17, see report: http://restaurantalert.wusa9.com/mobile/washington/restaurant/4989
Click on the link above to check out the most recent report for Pizza No. 17 on 17th Street NW just down from Dupont Circle.
The Restaurant Alert shows a July 23rd closure inspection citing "uncovered rodent bait. (Corrected On Site)."
Inspectors cited Pizza No. 17 with 14 other violations including "rodent droppings in basement."
"We just updated our pest control company. Everything is clean and everything is as it is supposed to be." a Pizza No. 17 manager told WUSA9.
Papa John's, see the report: http://restaurantalert.wusa9.com/mobile/washington/restaurant/1502
Click on the link to view reports for Papa John's located at 3578 East Capitol Street, NE.
The Restaurant Alert shows a July 22nd report citing 11 violations including "live mouse observed inside the kitchen next to the unused conveyor pizza oven at visit."
Officials also cited "rodent droppings observed on several floor areas and in food contact surface."
Prince George's county hasn't gone digital so we tracked down paperwork on a closure at Pizza and Wings on Laurel Bowie Road in Laurel.
The inspection report states, "a closure notice has been issued due to lack of compliance with violations cited on May 28th" where inspectors warned them to fix 20 violations including a "watering can used for personal hygiene" in an "out of order" restroom, a "household style" freezer and refrigerators cooling at "66 degrees" instead of the maximum safe 41.
The report says "all food items removed and discarded."
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