Food for Thought Report 4.24 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/24/08

Food for Thought Report 4.24

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Inspectors cited Logan's Roadhouse at 6251 Slide Road for six critical violations.

  • According to the report, the manager called a repairman to check on a meat cooler after raw steaks, hamburgers and shrimp in the cooler were found at temperatures as high as 52 degrees.

Management tells NewsChannel 11, the thermostat was set too high, but has been changed. The cooler is now keeping cold foods at the correct temperature of 41 degrees or below.

  • An employee did not wash their hands before putting on gloves.
  • An uncovered drink was in a food prep area. An employee rinsed a sanitizer cloth in a hand sink.
  • All the ice in an ice bin was removed and thrown away after inspectors found a straw in the ice.
  • Toxic items were not labeled or stored properly.
  • Multiple items in the kitchen were dirty, including: a heavily soiled microwave, utensils, a can opener and a meat slicer.

Management says all violations have been corrected. The report shows that as well.

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Food for Thought 4.24
Here is a complete list of the restaurants and their violations for the week ending on 4/24/08.

Our other repeat low performer is Ana's Asian Buffet at 7307 University. They had 11 critical violations.

  • Raw chicken and beef were above the safe cold hold of 41 degrees.
  • An employee handled a box of raw chicken and then continued to work with other food without first washing their hands.
  • The hand sink in the employee's restroom was blocked.
  • Employees used hand sinks for purposes other than hand washing.
  • Grease droplets on a vent hood were dripping onto the grill.
  • None of the food items had an expiration date.
  • Toxic items were next to food.
  • A dish wash machine was not sanitizing, but according to the report the it was repaired during the inspection.
  • Several items were dirty including a cutting machine, ice machine and utensils.
  • The report states that all these violations were corrected while the inspector was there.
  • The restaurant also received a critical violation because the person in charge during the inspection could not answer questions about food safety.

Management said everything has been corrected.  The report shows that as well.

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