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Sushi Restaurant Almost Shut Down by Health Department

The new restaurant came within two points of shutdown

Health Inspected
Health Inspected
Bradley Martin

Nagano Sushi may have just opened in March at 4161 S. Eastern Ave., but alrea

Nagano Sushi demerits

dy it’s in trouble with the Southern Nevada Health District. The restaurant already earned a 39-demerit inspection from the health department on Tuesday, May 2. That’s two points away from an automatic shutdown.

Inspectors found that staff wasn’t properly washing their hands and potentially hazardous foods weren’t properly cooled or held at the right temperature, while other foods weren’t protected from potential contamination. Ineffective pest control measures, unposted grade cards and a person knowledgeable about health department criteria were just some of the other nicks the restaurant was charged with by SNHD.

This is the first time the health department inspected Nagano Sushi.

The health district conducts unannounced inspections at least once a year. Inspections are posted online about five days after the inspection. The Southern Nevada Health District routinely shuts down restaurants that receive more than 40 demerits. Restaurants have the option of requesting a re-inspection before the next scheduled inspection.

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