NAVI1Three restaurants in the Marabella area have been closed by the Public Health department of the San Fernando City Corporation, as part of an ongoing exercise.

The restaurants are Wans’ Chinese located in Vistabella, Hap Hing Chinese and Chao Chao Chinese Restaurant in Marabella.NAVI2

The action was taken in the presence of San Fernando Mayor Dr. Navi Muradali who accompanied the public health inspectors and city police yesterday.

Muradali also visited seven other restaurants in the Vistabella and Marabella area. The include Golden Palace Restaurant, Royal Castle, Mona’s Roti Shop and Rajkumar’s Roti Shop.

Poor kitchen conditions, expired food badges, dead cockroaches, smoking of cigarettes in the food preparation area, faulty layout and improper storage of food were among the violations.

In a statement, Dr. Muradali noted he warned restaurant owners that the Public Health department would spare no effort in keeping the restaurants closed for as long as it took to correct the violations.