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Ming's Cafe in Bakersfield back open after being shut down for vermin infestation

Posted at 11:38 AM, Jul 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-19 17:11:00-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE: Ming's Cafe in downtown Bakersfield has re-opened after being briefly shut down due to a roach and vermin infestation. In a recent re-inspection, the facility received a 'B' score of 80%.

A downtown Bakersfield restaurant has been shut down due to a roach and vermin infestation.

According to Kern County Public Health, the Ming's Cafe on Service Street was shut down on Tuesday after roaches and unapproved chemicals used to treat the roaches were found at the restaurant.

An inspection shows there was also debris on the floor and walls throughout the kitchen, on walls, and the ceiling of a walk-in refrigerator. The inspection shows that 16 cans of Raid were found in the kitchen and chemicals were stored next to a sink.