LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Lubbock health inspectors checked-out the cleanliness of more than two dozen Hub City kitchens this week; they’re making sure your family is safe when you dine out.
Taqueria Autlan at 2722 50th had 12 violations.
- Cooked beans did not cool properly. This can cause bacteria growth.
- Pico de gallo was above the safe cold temperature of 41 degrees.
- Dirty dishes were stove over food items.
- Dirty knives and measuring cups were with clean items. The inside of the ice machine was dirty.
- The hand sink was blocked, and there were no paper towels.
- There was no hand wash sign in the restrooms.
- Food containers were cracked.
- Bulk food containers were on the floor of the walk-in cooler.
- There gnats and flies in a bin of dirty linens.
- Lights did not have covers.
- Personal items were on top of food items.
- There were no food handler cards available.
The report shows the violations were corrected while the inspector was there.
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