Food for Thought Report 12.8 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

12/8/05

Food for Thought Report 12.8

Four restaurant's make the top performer list after a perfect health inspection:

  • Cilantro's at 4210 82nd Street
  • McDonald's at 2329 19th Street
  • McDonald's at 5010 Interstate 27
  • Skooner's Grill & Bar at 1617 University

Food for Thought 12.8
Here is a complete list of the restaurants and their violations for the week ending on 12/8/05.

Three restaurants find themselves on the bottom of the health inspector's list:

Long John Silver's at 3415 South Loop 289 with 4 critical violations.

  • Hot dogs and cooked shrimp were found below the required hot temperature.
  • A handwashing sink was being used to dump food and collect water for hushpuppies.
  • Soiled wiping clothes were stored on food contact surfaces creating a cross-contamination hazard.
  • A handwashing sink was blocked.

All critical violations were corrected on site. A manager tells NewsChannel 11 they have a new management team that is trying to correct all problems.

Cattle Baron Restaurant at 8201 Quaker Avenue had eight critical violations making them our second low performer.

  • Potato skins and cooked pasta were found above the required cold temperature.
  • Soup, prime rib and chicken were below the required hot temperature.
  • A handwashing sink was being used to store cleaning supplies.
  • Bread rolls in dry storage were modly.
  • A handwashing station was out of soap.
  • A spray bottle was not labeled.
  • A reach in cooler did not have a thermomemter.
  • Food contact surfaces were soiled and in poor repair.

All critical violations were corrected on site. A manager had no further comment.

Ana's Asian Buffet at 7307 University Avenue also had eight critical violations.

  • Chicken, noodles, sushi and watermelon were found above the required cold temperature.
  • Fried rice was below the required hot temperature.
  • Good hygenic practices were not being followed.
  • Inspectors found a spoiled carrot and heavily bruised watermelon.
  • Toxic items were not properly stored and labeled.
  • Thermometers were not provided for monitoring food temperature.
  • Food contact surfaces were not properly cleaned or protected.
  • Raw chicken stored on fresh onions plus improper handling of wiping clothes created cross contamination hazards.

A spokesperson for Ana's tells NewsChannel 11 the restaurant strives to provide the absolute best quality food and all violations will be corrected.

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