Milwaukee Chinese restaurant to shut down due to roaches, rodents
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MILWAUKEE - A restaurant on Milwaukee's northwest side has shut down. You won't believe what health inspectors found.
The January health inspection at Touch of Hunan, located on North 76th Street near West Mill Road, turned up some serious problems.
The "order to suspend" has three pages of violations.
The biggest issue? Roaches, mice and fruit flies.
Dead mice were found on glue boards in the basement.
The entire restaurant was ordered cleaned to get rid of "the grease, debris and grime."
Bar sinks were clogged with a build up of mold and grime.
When we stopped by, the restaurant was closed.
One individual was leaving the building but did not want to answer our questions.
A Touch of Hunan was storing frozen food in plastic grocery bags which can leach chemicals and pesticides into the food.
Slicers and a mixer were soiled with old food.
Sweet and sour chicken and crab rangoon on the buffet were not kept hot enough, a violation this restaurant had before.
A cook was using old, dried rice to make fried rice. It was ordered thrown out.
There was also a cooler that smelled like rotting food.
No answers have come on the restaurant's end, but the health department tells us the owners can't afford the required repairs and plan to close.