Food for Thought: 3/27 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Food for Thought: 3/27

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

A recently-open steakhouse lands at the bottom of the list this week. KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin dishes out the details in this week's Food for Thought.

We begin at Churrasca Brazilian Steakhouse at 6015 82nd. They had nine critical violations.

  • An employee changed tasks without properly washing their hands.
  • Employees were drinking from uncovered drinks in the kitchen. Coffee grounds and a bucket were in a hand sink.
  • Raw sausage was stored above gloves in the walk-in cooler.
  • Several items including potato salad and chicken salad did not have a date mark.
  • A toxic item was not labeled. Butane was stored above ice cream.
  • A sanitizing solution was not strong enough.
  • The facility did not have a tip-sensitive thermometer.
  • Dirty knives were stored with clean ones. Sticker residue was found on clean dishes.

According to the report, the manager did not demonstrate proper food safety knowledge.

The report shows all violations were corrected during the inspection.

Here's a look at this week's top performers:

  • Dairy Queen at 5735 19th
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken at 6411 19th
  • Mi Taco Village at 220 Regis
  • Gone Nuts at 6002 Slide
  • Mrs. Field's Cookies at 6002 Slide
  • Quality Inns & Suites at 3430 W. Loop 289
  • Red Mango at 8004 Quaker
  • Sonic Drive-in at 7220 Quaker

Click here to see the complete report for this week.

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