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Food Service Inspections, Nov. 12, 2018

November 13, 2018

For the period ending Nov. 8. To file a complaint, call the state Environment Department at 827-1840. Most of the noted violations were corrected during inspections.

ALICIA’S TORTILLERIA, 1314 Rufina Circle. Cited for employee drinks lacking straws or lids, plastic cup used to scoop food, lack of soap at hand sink, no sanitizer in three-compartment sink water, food on can opener, frayed wiring insulation, food cooled improperly, food thawed improperly, back door not well sealed, lack of hair restraints, food buildup on ice scoop container and knife holder, unapproved equipment, no back-flow device on spray hoses, open dumpster lids, dim lighting in food prep area, lint on vent fans.

APPLEBEE’S, 4246 Cerrillos Road. Cited for spray bottle not labeled, space under back doors, personal items stored in food service area, dish machine and sinks missing joint seal, light bulbs out, inadequate high and low cleaning.

BOBA TEA CO., 4250 Cerrillos Road. Cited for lack of thermometer in cooler, no sanitizer in buckets, loose hand-sink fixtures.

CHILI’S GRILL & BAR, 3795 Cerrillos Road. Cited for no thermometers in cooling units, storage container lacks labels, ice and food accumulation in pickle prep area, particle accumulation on vents, particle accumulation, grease and dirt in vent system.

FLYING TORTILLA, 4250 Cerrillos Road. Cited for cups used as scoops, lack of hand wash signs, leaking dented can, food on can opener, problem with sanitizer in bucket, ice buildup in freezer dripping onto corn dogs, food temperature in danger zone, unlabeled spray bottle, sanitizer stored improperly, unapproved insecticide, food improperly cooled, inaccurate stem thermometer, lack of thermometer in refrigerator, lack of lids on bulk food containers, knife kept in sanitizer bucket, sinks not sealed to walls, problem with saran wrap, refrigerator not maintaining proper temperature, grease on pans, hoses in sink lack proper air gaps, lack of covered receptacle for sanitary napkins, open dumpster, broken tiles, food splattered on walls, lint buildup on vents and fans.

JAVA JOE’S, 2801 Rodeo Road. Cited for nonworking thermometers, freezer needing maintenance, inadequate high and low cleaning.

REALBURGER, 2641 1/2 Cerrillos Road. Cited for wet towels out of sanitizer bucket, unapproved freezer and microwave, lack of mop sink, lack of covered receptacle for sanitary napkins.

TAQUERIA ARGELIA, various locations. Cited for employee drinks in prep area and refrigerator without lids or straws, lack of hair restraints, unapproved refrigerator.

YIN YANG CHINESE RESTAURANT, 418 Cerrillos Road. Cited for stained and scratched cutting boards, boxes with frozen foods stored on floor, cracked walls, blinking lights.

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