Sept. 6, 2018 By Tara Law
A Forest Hills Chinese restaurant has been closed temporarily by the Health Department.
The Bund, located at 100-30B Queens Boulevard, was closed by the department after an inspection on Aug. 30.
A member of The Bund’s staff left a message on the restaurant’s answering machine that it was closed “for renovation” but planned to reopen Sept. 6.
The Bund received 47 violation points for infractions such as evidence of mice or live mice.
The Health Department released the following violations. The first four were listed as “critical.”
1) Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
2) Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
3) Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas.
4) Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
5) Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.