Inspector closes East Texas restaurant after finding 7 health code violations

Inspector closes East Texas restaurant after finding 7 health code violations
The health inspector in Marshall, Texas, closed one of the city's fast-food restaurants after reportedly finding seven health code violations.

MARSHALL, Texas (KSLA) - An East Texas city’s health department has closed a fast-food restaurant over seven health code violations.

Health officials ordered the Sonic Drive-In at 901 E. Grand Ave. in Marshall closed Friday, the city reports.

“Once the owner takes steps to rectify the violations and passes a re-inspection, they will be allowed to reopen,” said Cory Smith, the city’s communications coordinator.

The city health inspector inspected the restaurant after receiving a tip from a concerned citizen.

The inspector found violations including sanitary concerns, the presence of rodents and incorrect food storage, the city reports.

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