Department of Health
The Dominique Ansel bakery, which brought you the “cronut” and the milk and cookie shot, was shut down by the Department of Health on Friday for several sanitary violations, including a severe mouse infestation.
The 15-second cellphone video which was posted on YouTube shows a rat crawling around the doughnuts at the shop at 37th Street and Eighth Avenue.
It first showed up in northern Manhattan and the Bronx, but the three most recent cases were reported on the Lower East Side.
The health department said seven adults and nine children have been diagnosed to date and four people have been hospitalized.
The Health Department said there have been 30 reported cases of the infection caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium marinum.
It may be the city that never sleeps but New Yorkers seem to be spending a lot of time in the bedroom.
Under the proposal, the health department would assume oversight of tanning salons from the state, which issues their permit.
Bedbugs have infested a New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene office building in Long Island City, Queens, according to a published report.
Watermelon halves and quarters, peeled pineapples, and shelled and cut coconut are believed to have been among the contaminated foods.
Starting in September, the West 80s and 90s will be a testing ground for the Department of Health, which plans to put a pebble-like material called Stalite in 30 tree pits.
Common violations included failure to properly screen workers for criminal records, not keeping areas clean, and not maintaining window guards.
The state Department of Health said the storm has left behind wet debris piles and depressions from fallen trees. Mosquitoes will breed in standing water.
An estimated 650,000 adult residents city-wide were diagnosed with the disease in 2011, the health department said.
Jeffrey Hammond, a spokesman for the state’s Department of Health, said the illness is not fungal meningitis, which has infected 250 people and killed at least 20 nationwide.
The NYPD arrested Cecily Roberts and her daughter, Camille Gordon, on Friday morning. They operate the L.R. Academy in Flatbush, which has been licensed by the city’s Department of Health since March of 2010.