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    Health Department Shuts Down Yogurtland in WeHo for Vermin Infestation

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    The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health shut down all operations of Yogurtland in West Hollywood at 8205 Santa Monica Boulevard. Located in the Havenhurst Plaza, the establishment was penalized for violating section 114259.1, which translates to what LA Public Health describes as a vermin infestation.

    According to LA Health Department of Public Health report, Yogurtland was shut down on Monday, May 3, 2024, forcing it to discontinue operations of the food facility.

    The violations include:

    # 23.  No rodents. insects. birds. or animals.
    #01b. Food safety certification.
    #43.  Premises: personal/cleaning items: vermin-proofing.
    #44.  Floors, walls and ceilings: properly built, maintained in good repair and clean.

    According to the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health, infestation (vermin) is defined as the presence of vermin within the food facility as evidenced by actual live bodies, fresh droppings or vomitus, urine stains, or gnaw marks, that could result in contamination to the food, equipment, packaging, or utensils.

    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to protect the public’s health in the Golden State and helps shape positive health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. The Department’s programs and services, implemented in collaboration with local health departments and state, federal and private partners, touch the lives of every Californian and visitor to the state 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    CDPH public health professionals, researchers, scientists, doctors, nurses, and other staff­ members have a shared vision to protect and improve the health of all Californians. They are dedicated to public service and passionate about their work and the people and communities we serve and protect.

    The essential functions of the Department are critical to the health and wellbeing of people and communities. CDPH’s fundamental responsibilities are comprehensive in scope and include infectious disease control and prevention, food safety, environmental health, laboratory services, patient safety, emergency preparedness, chronic disease prevention and health promotion, family health, health equity and vital records and statistics.

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    Paulo Murillo
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    Paulo Murillo is Editor in Chief and Publisher of WEHO TIMES. He brings over 20 years of experience as a columnist, reporter, and photo journalist. Murillo began his professional writing career as the author of “Love Ya, Mean It,” an irreverent and sometimes controversial West Hollywood lifestyle column for FAB! newspaper. His work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, which include the “Hot Topic” column in Frontiers magazine, where he covered breaking news and local events in West Hollywood. He can be reached at [email protected]


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    1 month ago

    I’ve never found any rat poop in my yogurt.

    1 month ago

    Gross! How hard is it to keep things clean?! An exterminator should be coming in regularly. Lost my business.

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