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Establishment Date Type Red Blue

I.talia Pizzeria Sept. 19 Routine 10 5

2505 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red - Improper cold holding of chicken, beef, ham at make tables. Foods were found between 39-50­°F. Cold holding must be uniform from top to bottom at 41°F or less. Do not overfill pans at make tables. Blue - Dishwashing machine did not reach sanitizing temperature of 160°F or above. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 96 percent

Pints & Quarts Sept. 19 Routine 15 15

625 Black Lake Blvd. S.W., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red - Halibut filets were found in walk-in cooler between 52-57°F. Cold holding must be at 41°F or below. When thawing, foods must be kept in walk-in cooler. Blue - Ceiling tiles were displaced. Openings in ceiling above carbonic systems and all other openings must be covered properly to eliminate entrance of pests. Black plastic bag was used to hold ice that covered fish filets. Clear, food grade bags must be used. Sanitizer was not injected in dishwashing machine. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 92 percent

King Solomons Sept. 19 Routine 5 0

212 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red - Employee with expired food-handler card. Blue - None noted. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 98 percent

El Sarape II Sept. 20 Routine 10 2

1200 Cooper Point Road S.W., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red - Repeat violation: Consumer advisory was not posted for eggs and steaks cooked to order. Repeat violation: Food-handler's cards were not available for inspection. Blue - Floors needed serious cleaning: dishwashing area, coffee station, cook line. Do pay attention to areas underneath equipment. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 97 percent

Apollo's Pizza and Pasta Sept. 21 Routine 0 5

2010 Harrison Ave. N.W., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red - None noted. Blue - Dishwashing machine was not injecting sanitizer. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 98 percent

Sushi Boat Sept. 18 Routine 30 2

8205 Martin Way E., Lacey

COMMENTS: Red - Pan of cooked chicken covered with plastic in walk-in at 86°F. When cooling food, do not cover until it is below 41°F. Blue - Lint collection on walk-in fan and opposite wall needs routine cleaning/vacuuming. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 92 percent

El Sol Mexican Restaurant Sept. 18 Routine 5 5

9323 Martin Way E., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red - Consumer advisory for ceviche not on menu. Blue - Water for cloths used in kitchen had no detectable sanitizer. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 97 percent

Ruby Tuesday Sept. 18 Routine 5 10

8125 Quinault Way N.E., Lacey

COMMENTS: Red - Steak in cold-holding drawer at 46°F. Need to have all cold holding below 41°F. Blue - Several units were missing thermometers. Worker used glass to scoop ice for drink. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 96 percent

Puerto Vallarta Restaurant Sept. 17 Routine 20 17

802 Yelm Ave. W., Yelm

COMMENTS: Red - No paper towels in employee restroom. Chicken, beef, etc., at 55°F in walk-in. Sour cream in top of make table at 45°F. Chili relenos in reach-in opposite grill area at 55°F. Blue - Plastic pitcher in ice machine with ice. Handle must never come in contact with ice. No covers on various storage containers, buckets, sugar in dry storage area, various containers under work counter. No thermometer found in walk-in. Shield missing from light in hood. Grey/black lint collected on ceiling in food-preparation area. No thermometer found in undercounter refrigerator. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 91 percent

Bagel Brothers Sept. 17 Routine 10 10

400 Cooper Point Road S.W., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red - Repeat violation: Most products kept at refrigerated make table were found between 46-52°F. Cold holding must be at 41°F or below. Equipment may be defective. Correction: Foods moved to walk-in cooler while waiting for equipment to be checked. Blue - Food racks and fan grids in walk-in cooler needed cleaning. Floor area under three-compartment sink needed cleaning. Pest control needed to be more effective. Glue strips must be kept out of food-preparation area. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 95 percent

Ichiban Teriyaki Sept. 17 Routine 5 0

506 Yelm Ave. W., Yelm

COMMENTS: Red - No thermometer available to verify cooking/holding temperatures. Blue - None noted. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 98 percent

Ronda's Coffee House Sept. 17 Routine 0 3

704 Yelm Ave. W., Yelm

COMMENTS: Red - None noted. Blue - Door to restroom propped open. Allows flies to go back and forth between restroom surfaces and food-preparation surfaces. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 99 percent

Road Runner Express Sept. 17 Routine 25 0

203 Yelm Ave. W., Yelm

COMMENTS: Red - Cooked chicken left on counter too long. Keep meats either above 140°F or below 41°F Blue - None noted. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 94 percent

McDonald's Sept. 17 Routine 0 5

505 Yelm Ave. W., Yelm

COMMENTS: Red - None noted. Blue - Light shield missing from walk-in. Ice scoop in ice machine. Store in holder so handle cannot come in contact with ice. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 98 percent

Main Chinese Buffet Sept. 13 Routine 35 17

5580 Martin Way E., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red - Barbecue pork at 108°F on buffet line. Sweet and sour chicken at 112°F. Consumer advisory posted, but needs to identify each raw or undercooked dish and remind consumers of health risk associated with eating raw and undercooked foods. Utensil stored between countertop and cooler. Several workers still need food-handler's cards. Blue - Clean utensils must be stored in/on cleanable rack, drawer, etc. In-use utensils need to be stored in ice or hot/cold product. Wastewater from garbage area has been draining into storm sewer. Wastewater, including grey water from cleaning garbage area and containers, must not drain into storm sewer. Must be disposed of into sanitary sewer. Dumpster lid open. Birds seen spreading litter and food debris from dumpster. Back door open. Screen door needs replacement. Rust at bottom of back door. Door rusted through in some areas, needs replacement. Pans of shrimp set on floor. No floor storage. Use prep tables if needed. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 86 percent

Plenty Sept. 14 Routine 50 8

200 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red - Cook did not wash hands between glove changing after handling raw meats and seafood. Raw fish in container on counter found at 50-60°F. Stock pot of chili on counter at 109-140°F. Pasta in colander in sink at 74-93°F. These foods must be placed in active cooling or cold holding. Employees with expired food-handler's cards. Employees without food-handler's cards. Blue - Cook observed wiping gloved hands on dirty apron, wiping knife on same apron. Dry towel used to clean cutting board. Sanitizer towel not used on food-contact surfaces such as cutting board and knife. General - None noted. Compliance rating: 86 percent

* POINTS KEY: 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 over 65 total demerit points shall be automatically reinspected in 10 days. If an establishment exceeds those limits twice in a calendar year, the permit shall be suspended immediately. Comments are taken directly from latest county inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment and at the Thurston County Environmental Health Office. If you have any questions concerning these reports, contact the health office at 360-786-5490.

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