Wasco Pizza ordered to close after fruit fly infestation, dead vermin found

Wasco Pizza & Sports Bar is seen in an undated photo from Google Earth Pro.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – Wasco Pizza & Sports Bar was ordered to close after a Kern County health inspection Thursday uncovered a fruit fly infestation, dead vermin and a “gross accumulation of debris” on the kitchen floor.

Public Health Services found fruit flies inside alcoholic drink bottles and insect parts inside alcoholic drinks and drink mixes.

The county also cited dead crickets, clutter, an inaccessible handwashing sink in the kitchen, and raw red meat stored above pizza dough in freezer at the restaurant on Highway 46.

View the full inspection report here.

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