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DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors found 10 restaurants on January 23rd

Toronto Public Health issued 10 conditional passes to restaurants, cafes, bakeries, bars and grocery stores on January 23rd.

East Court and Mike’s Bbq at 4400 Sheppard Avenue East received a conditional pass with three major violations:

  • Display potentially hazardous foods at an internal temperature of 4 C to 60 C
  • Protecting food from contamination or adulteration
  • Use food equipment that is not in good repair

Formocha at 55 Eglinton Avenue East received a conditional pass with three major violations:

  • Protecting food from contamination or adulteration
  • Don’t wash your utensils as often as you should
  • Hand washing stations are not easily accessible by food handlers

Katsuya received a conditional pass at 3610 Dufferin Street with three major violations:

  • Do not protect against pests
  • Protecting food from contamination or adulteration
  • Could not clear multi-service articles after use

Kerala Nook at 1570 Midland Avenue received a conditional pass with two major violations:

  • Protecting food from contamination or adulteration
  • Failure to provide adequate hand washing stations (hot and cold water)

La Carnita at 295 Adelaide Street West received a conditional pass with five major offences:

  • Not providing a thermometer in cold equipment
  • Store ice in an unsanitary manner
  • Use food equipment that is not in good repair
  • Use the handwashing station for more than just employee handwashing
  • Mechanical equipment is not maintained to clean enough chemical solutions

Lucky’s Corner at 2111 Jane Street received a conditional pass with two major violations:

  • Do not keep frozen food frozen until ready to use
  • Failure to maintain records of pest control measures taken

2014 Papa John’s Pizza on Lawrence Avenue East received a conditional pass with a major violation:

  • Sanitize instruments in a quaternary ammonium compound solution containing less than 200 ppm

Pizza Hut at 1086 Yonge Street received a conditional pass with a major violation:

  • Mechanical equipment is not maintained to clean enough chemical solutions

Rol Jui Seafood Restaurant at 472 Dundas Street West received a conditional pass with three major violations:

  • Not providing hot and cold water in the food preparation area
  • Keep potentially hazardous foods at an internal temperature between 4 C and 60 C
  • Mechanical equipment not constructed to handle sufficient chemical solution for cleaning

Strange Love Coffee at 101 Spadina Avenue received a conditional pass with a major violation:

  • Mechanical equipment is not maintained to clean enough chemical solutions

A conditional pass is granted when a violation poses a significant health risk, and closure is ordered when a violation poses at least an immediate health risk. Both results trigger an additional inspection within 48 hours. Failure to comply with Toronto’s DineSafe program can result in fines, court citations and other enforcement actions.

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