Restaurant Inspections for Jan. 9

January 9, 2013 

Comments are taken directly from latest county inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment and at the Thurston County Environmental Health Office. For questions concerning these reports, contact the health office at 360-867-2667.

Red violations are those most likely to cause food-borne illness and must be corrected immediately if feasible or according to a compliance schedule established by the health officer. Blue violations relate to the overall cleanliness and condition of operation and must be corrected according to a compliance schedule established by the health officer. Any establishment receiving more than 45 red demerit points or more than 65 total demerit points will be automatically reinspected in 10 days. If an establishment exceeds those limits twice in a calendar year, the permit will be suspended immediately.

Mercato

111 Market St. NE, Olympia

Dec. 13: Routine check (5 red, 3 blue)

Comments: Red — Some employees had expired foodhandler cards. Blue — Food debris has accumulated in three-door line refrigerator.

Compliance rating: 98 percent.

Mekong

125 Columbia St. N, Olympia

Dec. 13: Routine check (5 red, 0 blue)

Comments: Red — Employees had foodhandler cards from efoodhandler.com. These cards are invalid. Blue — None noted.

Compliance rating: 98 percent.

Taqueria Dona Marie

Mobile at State Avenue and Sawyer Street, Olympia

Dec. 13: Routine check (25 red, 5 blue)

Comments: Red — The mobile unit must return to the approved commissary each day after closing, where it should be thoroughly cleaned and the waste-water tanks emptied. Bare hands were used for food prep. Blue — Vacuum breaker needed on faucet.

Compliance rating: 92 percent.

Mayan

4320 Pacific Ave. SE, Lacey

Dec. 17: Routine check (25 red, 8 blue)

Comments: Red — Beans on steam table were between 111-121 degrees. Hot holding must be 140 degrees or higher. Blue — Several wiping cloths were not stored in sanitizing solution. Ice cream scoop in standing room temperature water.

Compliance rating: 92 percent.

Tea Leaf II

4646 Pacific Ave. SE, Lacey

Dec. 17: Routine check (0 red, 10 blue)

Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — Dishwasher not injecting chlorine into final rinse.

Compliance rating: 97 percent.

Passage To India

810 Sleater Kinney Road SE, Lacey

Dec. 17: Routine check (0 red, 0 blue)

Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Izzy’s

3540 Pacific Ave. SE, Lacey

Dec. 18: Routine check (0 red, 5 blue)

Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — Meat slicer needs more detailed cleaning.

Compliance rating: 97 percent.

Pizzeria Lagitana

518 Capitol Way, Olympia

Dec. 18: Routine check (0 red, 0 blue)

Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Chopsticks Noodle House

119 Fifth Ave. SW, Olympia

Dec. 18: Routine check (0 red, 0 blue)

Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Fish Tale Brew Pub

515 Jefferson St. SE, Olympia

Dec. 18: Routine check (0 red, 0 blue)

Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Taco Bell

182 Trosper Road, Tumwater

Dec. 4: Routine check (0 red, 5 blue)

Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — Lead water line to the Bunn hot water system continues to have a problem with mildew throughout the line that is exposed.

Compliance rating: 98 percent.

Invictus Cafe

207 Washington St. NE, Olympia

Dec. 4: Routine check (5 red, 0 blue)

Comments: Red — Provide thermometers for refrigerators. Blue — None noted.

Compliance rating: 98 percent.

Pizza Annex

1005 Capitol Way S, Olympia

Dec. 3: Routine check (0 red, 0 blue)

Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

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