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.
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.
BEAU LEG FISH N’ CHIPS
20 red; 0 blue
8765 Tallon Center, Lacey
COMMENTS: Red – Hand wash sink blocked by plastic box and no paper towels (motion activator broken?). Food in two-door reach-in refrigerator between 45 degrees and 50 degrees – monitor the temperatures and if it does not go down to below 41 degrees within an hour, all high-risk foods need to be moved to the make table (opposite deep fryer). Blue – None noted. Compliance rating: 95 percent.
COLD STONE CREAMERY
5 red; 5 blue
1350 Marvin Road N.E., Lacey
COMMENTS: Red – No food handler cards found for several workers. Current food handler cards must be posted here by Aug. 5. Blue – Condensation leak in walk-in freezer. Do not store any foods below leak/drip. Compliance rating: 97 percent.
CUTTERS POINT COFFEE
15 red; 0 blue
1340 Marvin Road N.E., Lacey
COMMENTS: Red – No current food worker cards found for seven workers and two worker’s cards are expired. All workers need current cards by Aug. 1. Sandwiches in front display case were 56 degrees. These items need to be kept at or below 41 degrees. Blue – None noted. Compliance rating: 96 percent.
0 red; 5 blue
5729 Littlerock Road S.E., Tumwater
COMMENTS: Red — None noted. Blue – Food items (like mints) stored in box under front hand wash sink. Correction: Moved elsewhere due to possibility of drips. Compliance rating: 98 percent.
THE COFFEE STAND
0 red; 0 blue
9105 Martin Way E., Lacey
COMMENTS: Red – None noted. Blue – None noted. Compliance rating: 100 percent.