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Restaurant inspections for April 24

Restaurant safety is a three-way partnership with customers, owners and inspectors

Thurston County health inspectors and restaurant owners work together to ensure 250,000 customers are eating safe every day.
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Thurston County health inspectors and restaurant owners work together to ensure 250,000 customers are eating safe every day.

Comments are taken directly from the latest Thurston County inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment, at the Thurston County Environmental Health Office and their website at co.thurston.wa.us/health/ehfood. For questions concerning these reports, contact the health office at 360-867-2667.

Reading inspection scores:

Attention should be given to the type of violation (red versus blue) and whether the restaurant has a history of red violations or repeat violations.

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. Example: not keeping food at the right temperature.

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. Example: a worn floor that needs replacing.

IHOP #1732



1520 Cooper Point Road SW

April 17: 10 red; 5 blue

Comments: Sani-bucket at 200 ppm quat. Warewash at 50 ppm chlorine. Milk, watermelon and salsa at 44, 49, and 44 F in top and bottom of front prep cooler. Potentially hazardous foods must be held at 41 F and below. Corrected: All foods moved to walk-in cooler. PIC took cooler temps at 8 a.m. this morning and foods were 42 F. Work order already placed this morning. Raw shell eggs stored over ready-to-eat hash browns in cook line cooler, raw shell eggs stored over ready-to-eat dill pickle chips in walk-in. Raw animal proteins must be stored below and away from ready-to-eat foods. Corrected: Eggs moved. Waffle maker is observably better maintained since last inspection. Batter fridge cleaning frequency has increased and looks great, big improvement noted. Cook line cleanliness and overall facility cleanliness has improved greatly. Chipped and missing tiles in mop sink are scheduled to be repaired within the next six months. Back beverage area shows improvement as well. Discussed March 18 complaint and suspected food borne illness. No risk factors matching symptoms were observed during inspection. Corporate and local facility aware of complaint, staff informed. Consumer advisory still in place on menu for undercooked items. Bathroom soap dispensers both functional and tables observed clean and dry.

Starbucks #11159

5300 Capitol Blvd. S

April 15: 5 red; 0 blue

Comments: One employee food worker card expired. Obtain renewed card in two weeks. Well maintained establishment.

AFC Sushi @ Fred Meyer #186

700 Sleater Kinney Road SE

April 11: 0 red; 5 blue

Comments: Contact sanitizer had low sanitizer content, less than 100 ppm quat. Must be between 200 and 300 ppm quat. Use test paper to check strength of solution.

Bayview Market Place (meat market permit)

516 Fourth Ave. W

March 15: 5 red; 0 blue

Comments: Case with corned beef, all beef 44-46 F. Correction: Adjust colder, air dropped to 42 F in 10 minutes, continue to monitor; 41 F is maximum allowed.

No violations found

Airport Golf & Batting Center (8080 Center St. SW)

Scott Lake Grocery (11315 Scott Creek Drive SW)

Southend Grocery (6450 Capitol Blvd. SE)

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