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Rotherham pizza takeaway shut down after rats and rat droppings found in kitchen

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A shop and takeaway, which are next door to each other, have been temporarily closed after environmental health officers found evidence of rats in both businesses.

Environmental health officers from Rotherham Council found rat droppings at Millmoor Minimarket, and Presto Pizza on Masbrough Street.

A hygiene emergency prohibition notice was served on MD Rezaul Haque, the food business operator of Presto Pizza, on September 28.

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Officers also found live and dead rats in the food preparation area on Presto Pizza.

The environmental health officers deemed that there was an “imminent risk” of injury to health at the premises.

A hygiene emergency prohibition notice and a notice of intention to apply for a hygiene emergency prohibition was served on the food business operator of Millmoor Minimarket Alan Jamal Abdullah, requiring the shop to close.

Officers discovered a dead rat which caught in a trap on top of the suspended ceiling, and determined the rat infestation was a “significant risk of food contamination”

Millmoor Minimarket was allowed to reopen on October 7, after a follow up inspection.

However, Presto Pizza will remain closed, and environmental health officers will monitor the premises.

Councillor Dominic Beck, Rotherham Council’s cabinet member for transport and environment, said that food business operators have a “legal duty” to keep their premises hygienic.

Coun Beck added that Millmoor Minimarket was revisited on October 7, “and allowed to reopen after the environmental health officers were satisfied that the health risk condition had been removed.”

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