In this edition of Clean Plates there was a dead mouse found on a trap by the dough mixer, droppings found on pizza pans, in walk-ins, in bathrooms, on food prep areas and on floors. There were even eight bags of pizza flour that had been gnawed by rodents still hanging around until a health inspector ordered them tossed. Roaches and their offspring found crawling around on the wall and floors and in the door gaskets of the refrigeration units are a close second when it comes to grossness. Inspectors visit nearly 1,000 eateries and food retailers every two weeks. Each inspection is generally regarded as a snapshot in time, and not necessarily a reflection of day-to-day conditions. Most violations were corrected immediately in the presence of an inspector. For all the loyal Clean Plates fans, I want you to know that after two years this is my last column. Fear not, the reports will continue and will be in the capable hands of my amazing co-worker Nick Vadala who will take over Clean Plates as I head to The Upside section, which is filled with good news and good stories. I have enjoyed bringing you the updates on Philadelphia eateries and their struggles as they deal with mice, em...