Food for Thought Report 12.18 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock


Food for Thought Report 12.18

This week's Food for Thought report includes health violations found inside local school cafeterias, and two schools make our report this time.

Food for Thought 12.18
Here is a complete list of the restaurants and their violations for the week ending on 12/18/03.
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We begin at Bozeman Elementary at 3101 2nd Street. The had one critical violation.

  • Mouse droppings were found in the storage room.

The Lubbock Independent School District is under contract with an independent extermination company to handle pests and rodents.

Next it's Martin Elementary at 3315 East Broadway with two critical violations.

  • Mouse droppings were found in the storage area.
  • There was no sanitizer in the drink machine.

Again, an independent extermination company handles rodent situations for the district. The other violation was taken care of.

Our Low Performer is a restaurant we've seen on the low list before. We'll get to that in just a moment, but first, for Pete's sake, let's talk Top.

Pete's Drive in #2 at 1002 Avenue Q is number 1 this week, earning a perfect score with zero critical violations--making them a Food for Thought TopPerformer.

The only Low Performer this week is Fox and Hound at 4210 82nd Street with five critical violations.

  • Cooked pork was found on the counter top at 70 degrees. Hot foods must be 140 degrees or hotter.
  • A personal drink without a lid was found in the food prep area.
  • Pre cooked chicken wings were not date marked and sliced ham had an expired date.
  • A hand washing sink in the kitchen area was blocked by trash.
  • A spray bottle was not properly labeled.

The Manager at Fox and Hound said all violations have been corrected. The report shows all violations were corrected on site.

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