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Tacos La Villa closed for health violations including live cockroaches in food area

Tacos La Villa Health Code Violations
Posted at 10:03 AM, Aug 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-07 15:10:02-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Tacos La Villa on California Ave was closed by Kern County Public Health Services after receiving a score of 68% for a variety of violations, including live cockroaches in the food area.

Among the violations noted by the Health Services were chemicals being stored about food, uncovered food in the refrigerator, severe grease build-up that could pose a fire hazard, no sanitzer in the food prep area, food debris on the floor, live cockroaches, water damage to the ceiling, and mold.

The restaurant had received a 99% during an earlier inspection in May.