Sewage discharge, cockroach, rodent infestations force temporary closures at 8 San Fernando Valley restaurants



Eight restaurants in the San Fernando Valley were temporarily closed last week because of major public health hazards.

Between March 5 and March 11, those facilities had their health permits suspended for cockroach and rodent infestations and sewage issues, according to a report from the Los Angeles County Public Health Department.

Restaurants and markets whose permits are suspended must close until another inspection determines the problems have been fixed. Closures can occur during routine and owner-initiated inspections, complaint investigations and reinspections.

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Los Angeles Daily News,

Stephanie K. Baer

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