Roaches found in Gwinnett taco restaurant, report says

A Gwinnett restaurant known for authentic Mexican food failed its health inspection last month, but has since passed its health inspection, according to a recent report.

An inspector noted dead roaches on top of the dish machine at Tacos Mexico in Buford on March 8, but the restaurant later scored a 98 on its follow-up inspection, according to a Georgia Department of Public Health inspection report.

Read the full follow-up inspection here.

The Buford Highway restaurant received a failing grade of 54/U on its initial health inspection in March, according to the report. The restaurant previously scored an 82 on a health inspection in December.

Read the full health inspection report here.

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The inspection also noted over a dozen containers of uncovered food and shrimp thawing in a container of stagnant water, according to the report.

Management at Tacos Mexico did not immediately respond to requests for comment by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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