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NYC Cronut Bakery Cleared to Reopen After "Mouse Infestation"

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    Cronut fans can resume their quest for the famed pastry, as the Dominique Ansel Bakery in SoHo was cleared to reopen Monday afternoon after being shut down for a "severe mouse infestation." 

    The bakery says it's opening its doors at 8 a.m. Tuesday. 

    The shop was closed Friday after the Health Department began investigating a YouTube video showing a mouse scurrying across the floor of the Spring Street store. 

    Health Department Closes Famed Cronut Bakery For 'Mouse Infestation'

    [NY] Health Department Closes Famed Cronut Bakery For 'Mouse Infestation'
    Those cronut dreams will have to wait: The Health Department closed the bakery that makes the trendy pastries for a "severe mouse infestation." Checkey Beckford reports.

    The health department said inspectors found several hundred mouse droppings at the store that day.

    The bakery passed its reopening inspection on Monday, a spokesman for the Health Department said.

    Cronut Shop Shut Down Due to Mice

    [NY] Cronut Shop Shut Down Due to Mice
    The New York City Department of Health closed the Dominique Ansel Bakery, home of the famed cronut and chocolate chip milk-and-cookie shot, after a customer filmed video of a mouse running across the floor. Sheldon Dutes reports.

    In a message posted on its Facebook page, the bakery said: "We are deeply sorry for any disappointment that we may have caused you. Taking this opportunity, we have completely fortified our facilities with a full reconstruction and re-cementing, taking every issue seriously in an effort to provide an even more pristine environment for our guests."

    It also suggested the YouTube video was a "cruel and sensationalized attack... not framed in the proper context." 

    The shop has become famous for its croissant-doughnut hybrid and, more recently, the cookie-milk shot creation.