A southeast Calgary supermarket was temporarily shut down this week after an Alberta Health Services inspector found evidence of mice getting into food.
Lucky Supermarket, at 237 4527 8th Ave. S.E., was ordered closed March 29 after an inspector found numerous problems at the store.
In a report, the inspector noted “an abundance of mouse droppings and urine” in many places throughout the building, including on top of food products in the grocery area, dairy cooler, walk-in coolers and meat department, and on the loading room floor.
“Mouse chew holes were noted in several bags of chips in the grocery area,” read the inspector’s report.
The report also noted an accumulation of grime and food debris in various places, including on floors, shelves and in the walk-in coolers.
A two-compartment sink was not working properly, with a water tap dripping continuously.
As of Thursday afternoon, the supermarket had reopened, according to staff who answered the phone. The manager could not be reached for comment.