A viral video showing mice or rats running through a bag full of burger buns led to the shutdown of a Wilmington, Delaware Burger King.
The video of two rodents working over burger buns at the Burger King on Rt. 202 was posted on Facebook Thursday. The Division of Public Health Office of Food Protection (OFP) then acquired a grievance in addition to the video the subsequent day.
OFP inspectors responded to the Burger King for an inspection. They then ordered the Burger King to be closed instantly resulting from unsanitary situations.
During the inspection, mouse droppings had been discovered inside hamburger and hen sandwich rolls, on the ground, close to the water heater, close to soda bins and behind fryers. The inspector additionally discovered plastic that gave the impression to be chewed by by mice, a leaking ceiling within the kitchen and flies.
The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services despatched a Cease and Desist letter and required a re-inspection for the Burger King to reopen.
A spokesperson with the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services didn’t verify whether or not the Burger King reopened. The restaurant gave the impression to be open Monday evening when SkyForce10 was over the scene nonetheless.