The city of Busan announced that it conducted a sanitation inspection on 3,347 food delivery and late-night food businesses and found 66 places in violation of sanitation standards.
Some had excessive grease buildup in the kitchen fans and hoods, or mold was found in some refrigerators.
There were also several instances of food being cooked in unsanitary conditions or employees that have not gone through the required health check-ups.
There were 19 cases of employees without health check-ups,
18 facility standards violations, 8 improper sanitation conditions, 6 cases of food past expiration date, 5 cases of employees without head coverings, and 5 cases of foreign substances found.
The city plans to take administrative action against such businesses by suspending operations or imposing fines.