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Famous Cronut Bakery Shuttered By Department Of Health Due To ‘Severe Mouse Infestation’

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The popular New York City spot Dominique Ansel Bakery, which is known for its cronut, was shuttered "because of a severe mouse infestation that requires professional pest control services," said the Department of Health

Dominique Ansel Bakery, the NYC hotspot famous for creating the elusive cronut, was shuttered Friday by the Department of Health due to a “severe mouse infestation.”

“The establishment was closed by the Department because of a severe mouse infestation that requires professional pest control services,” a spokesperson from the New York City Health Department told TIME in an email.

Gothamist posted a video of mouse scurrying across the bakery’s kitchen floor Thursday:

“For one small bakery,we have four dishwashers employed on a full-time basis and we do inspections every night before closing,” a bakery representative told NBC 4 New York Thursday. She continued that the “staff spent seven hours cleaning the store Thursday and found just the one mouse.” But according to the DOH, the mouse had allies.

I guess the mice didn’t want to wait in line for the new milk and cookie shots.

The bakery has not yet responded to requests for comment.

(h/t: Eater)

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