Dunkin’ Donuts on Memorial Drive in Decatur saw its health rating drop during a recent routine inspection.
Live baby roaches were crawling on the floor near the ice cream station, and a dead roach was inside a reach-in cooler.
In addition, employees needed to follow safe food practices when serving customers.
Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin Robbins, 4760 Memorial Drive, scored 70/C, down from a 93/A from its last inspection more than two years ago.
Among other violations, an employee touched a trash can with gloved hands, then took a cup to prepare a customer’s drink. Another staffer touched a trash can with gloved hands and removed a croissant from the oven to serve a customer.
Accumulated food debris was on the bottom shelves in multiple reach-in coolers, where the dead roach was found. Insect control devices were around the ice cream station. The restaurant was last serviced for pests on Nov. 10.
There will be a follow-up inspection.
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