Red violations are those that are 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.
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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 360-786-5490.
5 red; 0 blue
114 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia
COMMENTS: Red – Several refrigerators are missing thermometers. Blue – None noted. Compliance rating: 98 percent.
5 red; 5 blue
6520 128th Ave. S.W., Littlerock
COMMENTS: Red – Cook has no thermometer. Blue – Handwash signs for employees was missing from restrooms. Fix floor damage in storage area. Compliance rating: 97 percent.
PAUL’S BURGER AND TERIYAKI
15 red; 5 blue
3959 Martin Way, Lacey
COMMENTS: Red – Wiping cloths were not being stored in sanitizing solution. Paper towel dispenser in kitchen is jammed and not working properly. Blue – Food handler cards were expired. Compliance rating: 95 percent.
0 red; 22 blue
3939 Martin Way E., Lacey
COMMENTS: Red – None noted. Blue – Top layer of ham in inserts was between 51 and 55 degrees. Cold holding must be 41 degrees or below. Several in-use wiping cloths had no sanitizer residual detected on them. Openings in walls and ceiling need repair. Compliance rating: 94 percent.