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Restaurant Inspections for January 2016

City of Huntsville Routine Health Inspections for January 2016


1. 3 Spoons Yogurt                               Score: 6
1524 11th Street #B

  • 2016 Health Permit needs to be posted
  • Food observed inside handsink.
  • Handsink is for handwashing only.
  • Cutting boards need to be sanded down and smooth.

2. Asian Star                                           Score: 5
1523 Normal Park Dr. #A

  • Dishwasher sanitizer tested too weak
  • Rodent droppings observed behind equipment inside kitchen prep area.
  • Employee not wearing hair net inside kitchen prep area.
  • Bulk containers of dry product must be labeled for proper identification.

3. Bar T Travel Center                        Score: 19
601 State Hwy 75 North #B

  • Improper cold hold
  • Expired Ham pulled from walk-in cooler
  • Sanitizer tested too weak
  • No Certified Food Manager available on inspections.
  • Thermometer is needed to check product temperature.
  • 2016 Health Permit is needed to be posted for public view.
  • Ice scoop must be stored properly to prevent any cross-contamination.
  • Product out for self-serve must have proper identification and ingredient list available for customers.

4. Bearkat Junction                                  Score: 5
2020 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Chemical spray bottle must be labeled with chemical name.
  • 2016 Health Permit needs to be posted for public view

5. Best Catch 2 Go                                   Score: 3
1798 E. Hwy 30

  • Sanitizer tested too strong

6. Denim And Diamonds Pre-                   Score: N/A
     School-Kids Klub 
1700 7th Street

  • Expired Salami, Honey Grams and Club Crackers pulled from kitchen area.
  • Bed mat inside main play/sleep area needs to be repaired.
  • Thermometer is needed inside all refrigeration
  • Water jugs being stored on the floor, all product must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Sanitizer spray bottle must be available in all rooms and should test at appropriate strength.
  • Broken fence on playground area needs to be repaired.
  • Extra equipment on playground area needs to be removed.

7. Dollar General #2                                    Score: 5
4020 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Expired Milk pulled from reach-in coolers and dented cans pulled from shelves.
  • 2016 Health Permit needs to be posted for public view.

8. Donut Wheel                                               Score: 1
1223 Sam Houston

  • Open bottle of Apple Juice inside reach-in cooler.

9. El Gordo Taqueria                                    Score: 12
611 11th Street

  • Improper reheating
  • Improper hot holding
  • Expired cooked product pulled from 3 door reach-in cooler
  • Sanitizer tested too weak

10. Elkins Lake Clubhouse                         Score: 8
632 Cherry Hills

  • Expired sliced turkey and ham pulled from cooler.
  • Employee cutting lemons with out gloves, gloves must be used when handling  ready-to-eat food.
  • Both cutting boards need to be sanded down and discoloration removed.

11. Farmhouse Sweets and Eats                 Score: 5
1112 11th Street

  • Employee cutting lemons without gloves, glovesmust be used when handling ready-to-eat foods.
  • Thermometer is needed in all refrigeration.

12. Fresh Do-Nuts                                             Score: 4
2514 Sam Houston #A

  • Employees/Cooks must have a hat or hair net when in prep areas
  • Sanitizer must be available in all prep areas.

13. Grand Buffet                                               Score: 7
111 IH-45 South #A

  • Food stored inside freezer must be covered properly and double stacking of ready-to-eat foods.
  • Improper hot holding
  • Raw product stored above ready-to-eat foods and employee personal items stored improperly

14. H-F-Jif-E #2                                               Score: 9
2501 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Expired food and milk pulled from cooler and shelf.
  • Sanitizer tested too weak
  • Improper cold hold

15. H.E.B. Grocery                                         Score: 6
2304 Sam Houston

  • Expired Milk and Yogurt pulled from cooler and torn package of Tofu.
  • Chemical spray bottle stored inside handsink, handsink is for handwashing only.

16. H.I.S.D. High School Soccer             Score: 2
515 E. FM 2821

  • 2016 Health Permit needs to be posted for Concession public view.

17. Hardy’s Drive In                                      Score: 2
339 SH 75 North

  • Soda nozzles need to be cleaned and sanitized.

18. Hartz Chicken Buffet                           Score: 18
3020 Hwy 30 W

  • Improper cold hold
  • Improper cooling
  • Improper hot hold
  • Incorrect dates for product held long than 24 hours.
  • Hot water must be available at front handsink
  • Equipment must maintain product temperature at all times.
  • Ice machine needs to be cleaned and sanitized

19. Holiday Inn Express                              Score: 0
148 I-45 South

  • No critical violations observed

20. Humphrey’s Bar & Grill                              Score: 7
1930 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Ready-to-eat product must be stored properly with cover.
  • No bare hand contact with ready-to-eat foods.
  • Ice machine lid missing and ice must be covered properly.

21. Jif-E-Mart #1                                                         Score: 8
1233 11th Street

  • Expired Milk pulled from reach-in cooler and dented cans pulled from shelf.
  • Soda nozzle and microwave needs to be cleaned and sanitized.
  • Thermometer is needed for all refrigeration

21. La Mexicana Super Market                            Score: 31
2703 Sam Houston Ave.

ESTABLISHMENT CLOSED NO RE-INSEPCTION WILL BE CONDUCTED

  • Improper hot hold
  • Improper cold hold
  • Improper cooling
  •  Expired Yogurt pulled from reach-in cooler
  • Raw eggs and beef sitting above ready-to-eat foods inside 3 door reach-in cooler
  • Spray bottle tested too strong and 3 compartment sink sanitizer tested too weak.
  • Cooks must wash hands after changing task when handling raw to ready-to-eat foods.
  • 3 door reach-in cooler insulation showing and needs to be repaired to maintain product temperature.
  • Cooked product held longer than 24 hours must show proper prep date and expiration dates.
  • Thermometer is needed to check product temperature.
  • Broken plastic lid food container needs to be replaced.
  • Open employee drink stored above cooler and should be stored to prevent any crosscontamination.
  • Sanitizer rags must be stored inside sanitizer bucket.

22. La Quinta Inn (Breakfast)                            Score: 8
124 I-45 North

  • Chemical spray bottle must be labeled with chemical name.
  • Sanitizer tested too strong
  • Thermometer is needed in all refrigeration

23. Lexington Center, The                                         Score: 6
679 IH-45 South

  • Expired Cottage Cheese pulled from reach-in cooler.
  • One inch air gap backflow prevention is needed under 3 compartment sink.

24. Little Caesars                                                            Score: 5
111 I-45 South #L

  • Sanitizer in 3 compartment sink tested too weak.
  • Thermometer is needed inside all refrigeration

25. Mo Better Meat Co., Inc.                                         Score: 0
3719 Navigation Blvd.
Houston, TX 77003

  • No critical violations observed

26. Mr. Z’s Mart                                                                 Score: 9
3003 Hwy 30 West

  • Hot water of a minimum of 100 degrees must be available inside establishment.
  • Soda nozzles need to be cleaned and sanitized.
  • 3 compartment sink must be used to wash, rinse and sanitized soda nozzles.
  • Handsink is for handwashing only, all utensils must be washed properly.
  • Men’s restroom must be available in working order.

27. Olive Garden                                                                  Score: 5
225 I-H 45 South

  • Ice observed inside handsink, handsink is for handwashing only.
  • Thermometer is needed for all refrigeration
  • All food must be stored inside cooler with proper lids.

28. Pacos Tacos                                                                   Score: 0
275 FM 247 #A

  • No critical violations observed

29. Papa John’s                                                                  Score: 10
2128 Sam Houston Ave. #A

  • Ice machine and pizza utensils need to be cleaned and sanitized, broken lids for food containers need to be replaced and sanitizer tested too weak.
  • Employee observed handling ready-to-eat foods without gloves.
  • Chemical spray bottles must labeled with correct chemical name.
  • Employee wearing hat with hair exposed.

30. Pookie Convenience Store                                  Score: 8
901 11th Street

  • Sanitizer tested too weak
  • Improper hot holding
  • Product out for self-serve must be properly labeled

31. Quick Food Mart                                                     Score: 15
101 East FM 2821

  • Expired Milk pulled from reach-in cooler
  • Improper hot holding
  • Fryer baskets need to be cleaned and free of grease build up
  • Chemical spray bottles must be labeled with proper name.
  • All product must be stored 6 inches off the floor inside walk-in cooler.
  • Shelves above 3 compartment sink needs to be cleaned.

32. Rodeo Mexican Bar and Grill                      Score: 6
3011 Hwy 30 W. #307

  • Food must be stored properly with cover inside walk-in cooler.
  • Chemical spray bottles must be labeled correctly with chemical name.

33. S.H.S.U. Aramark Catering                          Score: 5
1802 Ave. I

  • Product cooked and held longer than 24 hours must show 7 day expiration date.
  • Dented cans pulled from dry storage room

34. S.H.S.U. Einstein Bagels & C-                            Score: 6
Store & Exp. 
1802 Ave. I

  • Towel sanitizer must be available in all prep areas.
  • Improper cold hold

35. S.H.S.U. Sushic, LLC                                           Score: 7
2008 Ave. J

  • Temperature log book with incorrect time and temperature.
  • 2016 Health Permit needs to be posted for public view.
  • Cutting boards with discoloration need to be repaired or replaced.

36. Shenanigan’s                                                            Score: 0
1548 11th Street #102

  • No critical violations observed

37. Subway #5                                                                   Score: 0
120 FM 2821 W. #B

  • No critical violations observed

38. Taco Bell #2                                                               Score: 8
129 IH-45 South

  • One inch air gap backflow prevent is neededfor drains under soda machine and drain leading from walk-in cooler.
  • Handsink must be equipped with paper towels at all times.
  • Soda nozzles need to be cleaned and sanitized every 24 hours.
  • Multiple gnats observed in back prep area.

39. Target Store                                                                   Score: 0
259 IH-45 South

  • No critical violations observed

40. Toasted                                                                         Score: 9
1932 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Sanitizer tested too strong
  • Expired Milk pulled from walk-in cooler
  • No hot water available at bar handsink. Hot water must be a minimum of 100 degrees.
  • Grease trap needs to be cleaned

41. Tomorrows Promise Montessori School                            Score: N/A
2817 Old Houston Road

  • Bed mat with foam exposed needs to be repaired or replaced.All chemicals need to be locked and stored away from children reach
  • Weather stripping is needed on bathroom door.
  • Hot water for children’s handsink may not exceed 120 degrees.
  • More mulch is needed under swings for children safety.

42. Trains Tenders & Wings                                                              Score: 5
2806 Sam Houston Ave

  • Product stored inside walk-in cooler must have proper lids to prevent any cross-contamination.
  • All employees must have proper hair restraint when preparing food.
  • Clean dishes must be stored properly to air dry.

43. Valero Corner Store #348                                                         Score: 4
605 IH-45 South

  • Container of icing with broken lid needs to be replaced.
  • Bottom of reach-in cooler needs to be cleaned and walls above oven needs to be cleaned.
  • Fenced in area needs to be re-organized and cleaned.

44. Walgreen’s Drug Co.                                                                  Score: 3
1570 11th Street

  • Bacon with torn package and slimy substance pulled from walk-in cooler and discarded.

45. Wonder Ways African Food                                                Score: 8
1429 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Hot water heater broken and needs to be repaired. Hot water must be on and available for handsink.Spigot on 3 compartment sink needs to be repaired.
  • Dented cans pulled from shelves.
  • Frozen product out for self-serve must be provided with labels.

46. Zipp Zapp                                                                                  Score: 15
525 11th Street

  • Expired lunch meat, sliced cheese, chocolate milk, and torn package of salami
  • Improper cold hold
  • Sanitizer must be available at all times and test at appropriate strength.
  • All employees must obtain a food handler card with in 30 days from day of hire.
  • Product cooked and held longer than 24 hours must show 7 day expiration date.
  • Thermometer is needed in all refrigeration

 

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