A famous nasi kandar restaurant in Penang has been ordered to close down by the authorities
The officials found rat and cockroach droppings in the premises
MBPP environmental health officer M Bavani said that they also inspected another restaurant and two mini marts in the area
The second nasi kandar restaurant was fined RM100 for keeping their food items in a refrigerator that could lead to cross-contamination.
Meanwhile, the two mini marts were ordered to close for 14 days.
She stressed that the restaurant should comply with cleanliness requirements as advised, especially regarding pest control against rats, cockroaches, and flies.
The shutdown order was in accordance with MBPP bylaws under Section 38 (1) of the Food Establishment Act Bylaws 1991.