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Information Launch-Division of Well being Investigates Rodent Grievance at Safeway Bakery #2944 1234 South Beretania Avenue

Posted on Aug 8, 2023 in Newest Division Information, Newsroom

Honolulu – The Hawai‘i State Division of Well being (DOH) carried out an investigation at Safeway #2944 situated at 1234 S. Beretania St. because of a criticism concerning the presence of rodents within the meals institution’s bakery part.


The meals institution (FE), which is operated by Safeway, Inc., was conscious of the criticism and had already employed Pest Management Operators (PCO) to deal with the Safeway Bakery for the presence of rodents.  PCO visited the FE twice on Aug 6, 2023.


The DOH criticism inspection was carried out on August 7, 2023, by a DOH Meals Security Specialist and revealed the next:


  • All baked items uncovered throughout the incident have been discarded.
  • The bakery case and the encompassing areas have been cleaned and sanitized.
  • No dwell rodents or proof of rodent infestation (droppings, gnaw marks, and so forth.) have been noticed on the time of inspection.
  • A gap at the back of the doughnut case was discovered by Safeway and has been briefly repaired till a everlasting repair may be executed.
  • The Pest Management Operators (PCO) has set traps within the inside and alongside the outside perimeter of the constructing to cut back the rodent inhabitants.
  • The PCO has been coming twice each day for the reason that incident.
  • Safeway was cited by the Division of Well being (DOH) for having just a few uncovered areas surrounding pipes that enter the constructing from the outside.


DOH is requiring that the meals institution seal up all outer openings that lead into Safeway and to observe rodent management exercise intently. A follow-up inspection shall be carried out on August 14, 2023, to make sure that all outer openings have been correctly sealed.


The Hawai‘i State Division of Well being (DOH) Meals Security Department protects and promotes the well being of Hawai‘i residents and guests by means of schooling of meals business staff and regulation of meals institutions statewide. The department conducts routine well being inspections of meals institutions the place meals merchandise are ready, manufactured, distributed, or offered.

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Media Contact:

Claudette Springer

Data Specialist

Hawai‘i State Division of Well being

E-mail: [email protected]

Cellular: (808) 953-0922

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