Uh oh! The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation inspectors just released a list of Pinellas County restaurants in violation of their codes. The biggest offender was Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers in Clearwater.
Note: Most of the restaurants that received warnings for code violations have corrected those violations and passed subsequent inspections.
- On Aug. 2, state inspectors cited Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers, 2630 Gulf To Bay Blvd., Clearwater, for 45 code violations, including six high-priority violations, such as live insects found on the premises. These included four insects found on a shelf above a pizza make table, one in a back room and two in the waitstaff area. Other high-priority violations included a rack for pizza slices that lacked a “sense guard;” an oven de-greaser stored on top of food on a pizza make table; and foods held at unsafe temperatures, including cheese, meatballs, ham and sausage (this was corrected before the end of the inspection).
CLICK HERE to see what other restaurants were in violation.