Whole Foods store closed due to mice

July 9, 2008 4:50:42 PM PDT
The health department has shut down a Whole Foods on the city's near North Side.On Wednesday afternoon, inspectors found evidence of a mice infestation, including mouse feces, throughout the 1000 W. North Avenue store.

That Whole Foods will remain closed until its management corrects the violation and the store passes a re-inspection. Whole Foods' representatives will have to explain themselves at an administrative hearing August 21.

The store will also pay a fine.