Bagel shop cleared to reopen after mice issue

Bagel shop cleared to reopen after mice issue

Bagel shop cleared to reopen after mice issue

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by Sara Roth, KGW.com Staff

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Posted on June 12, 2014 at 2:04 PM

Updated Thursday, Jun 12 at 4:18 PM

PORTLAND – After a KGW viewer shot video of mice crawling through empty bagel bins at Einstein Bros, the downtown bagel shop passed inspection and has been cleared to reopen.

In late May, a viewer shot video of two mice climbing through the baskets used to display fresh-baked bagels and muffins.

More: Rodents crawl through bagel baskets at downtown Einstein Bros

After the video was released, Einstein Bros closed the restaurant and said they would work “aggressively to resolve the situation as quickly as possible.”

On Thursday, Multnomah County Health inspectors said they found no evidence of rodent activity and cleared the restaurant to reopen.

“They have had five nights of zero catches of rodents,” the report said.

Einstein Bros also covered holes that needed to be plugged and put heavy equipment on casters so it could be easily moved.

The restaurant said the mice issues were originally due to construction at Pioneer Place, where the store is located.

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