Not all is well at McDonald’s
I heard that McDonald’s was inexplicably closed on Wednesday afternoon, May 14. I drove by there to get a cup of scrumptious McDonald’s coffee this morning, the 15th, thinking it would be open . It was still closed, with the parking lot blocked off from customer access and the curious. There was a McDonald’s shift manager near the entrance telling would-be customers it was closed. She handed out cards for free meals to those who stopped by. I asked her “why are you closed?” She said “I don’t really know.” What I read into that is it is something so disgusting we can’t tell you.
Still curious, when I got back home I made a few phone calls. The first call was made to the store. I asked why they are closed. The answer given was “we are fixing up a few things.” While that was an honest answer, as far as it went, I knew it was incomplete. Without revealing my sources, I was led to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation web site where I searched “McDonald’s 466a”.
This is what popped up:
Here is the reason for the store’s closure:
Basic - Dead roaches on premises.4 dead under three compartment sink, 1 dead on cookline, 1 dead near mop sink,
High Priority - Live flies in kitchen. Chemical storage room
High Priority - Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. 1 live on three compartment sink wall, 3 live under three compartment sink, 5 live near water heater, 1 live in laundry room, 3 live in chemical storage room, 1 live in cabinet front counter, 2 live under reach in cooler coffee making area
McDonald’s had two opportunities to tell me the reasons for the store being closed. They failed. Government did the job that a business refused to do. Give a star to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.