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Locale Farm to Table closes due to failed health inspection, rodent droppings found

Posted: 2:38 PM, May 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-14 23:07:42Z

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Locale Farm to Table has closed after a health inspection revealed fresh rodent droppings under the soda fountain drink machine, on shelves and next to the grease trap under the sink.

According to Kern Public Health, other violations included observed debris as well as grease build up and debris under the fryer.

Locale earned a 73 percent on their inspection.

The health department said that they have met with the owner and that she has been "extremely cooperative". The department also said that they are excited to work with the owner to re-open safely.