Service Code Definition

Rodent Infestation

This subcategory will be marked for rodent activity observed in food preparation areas, dishwashing areas, or cooking areas. Rodent activities include fresh droppings, gnaw marks, nesting, or other signs of live rodents. This violation has resulted in the closure of the facility.


  • Rat droppings were observed on the food preparation table.

  • A live mouse was observed in the food storage room.

  • Fresh mice droppings were observed underneath the cooking equipment.