These food establishments were closed for health code violations. The list, compiled from health department reports, reflects actions taken by the health departments through Tuesday. View Virginia restaurant inspection reports at www.healthspace.ca/vdh.
Chef Express Carryout
1417 17th St. NW
Closed June 20 for inadequate hand washing facilities, unsuitable contact surfaces, rodents, inadequate and unclean storage areas and improper operating methods. Reopened June 28.
China Taste Carryout
5577 Central Ave. SE
Closed June 20 for unsuitable contact surfaces, rodents, inadequate and unclean storage areas and improper operating methods.
Kentucky Fried Chicken
1944 Bladensburg Rd. NE
Closed June 25 for rodents and unsuitable nonfood contact surfaces. Reopened last Thursday.
3011 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Food services closed June 1 for repairs, improper ventilation, no lid on waste container or paper towels in bathroom, unsuitable nonfood contact surfaces, and inadequate and unclean storage areas. Reopened last Thursday.
7546 Annapolis Rd., Lanham
Closed June 22 for rat infestation. Reopened June 23.
Jerry's Sub Shops
9001 Annapolis Rd., Lanham
Closed June 8 for sewage backup. Reopened the same day.
8145-A Baltimore Ave., College Park
Closed June 1 for no hot water. Reopened the same day.
Sheriff Carry Out
5301 Sheriff Rd., Capitol Heights
Closed June 28 for broken pipes and no water. Reopened the same day.
-- Compiled by BRUCE C.T. WRIGHT