Food service inspections
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The Victoria City-County Health Department Environmental Health Division inspects places where food is served in Victoria, DeWitt, Jackson and Calhoun Counties.
In the inspection reports, each violation in the Food Temperature/Time Requirements category is 5 demerits; in the Personnel/Handling/Source Requirements category, 4 demerits; and in the Facility and Equipment Requirements, 3 demerits. Zero is a perfect score, while 100 demerits is the worst possible score.
Each Wednesday, the Advocate publishes inspection results from the previous week. All demerits are reported, but only those in the categories of Food Temperature/Time Requirements and Personnel/Handling/Source Requirements are detailed.
FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING FEB. 10
McDonald's No. 4, 7808 N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 36. Change gloves and wash hands between tasks. Employee drinks need lid and straw. Shipment of bread left outside in the rain. Wash hands and wear gloves when handling ready-to-eat foods. Keep food covered in walk-in. No hot water at hand sink and in restrooms. Four facility or equipment violations.
I Stop No. 4, 611 N. Highway 77-A, Yoakum. Demerits: 27. Ice bags need labels. Date label lunch meat in cooler with seven-day max use-by date. Need hot water at all sinks. Four facility or equipment violations.
Yorktown Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation, 670 W. Fourth St., Yorktown. Demerits: 14. Need to wash hands before glove use. Store raw meat below other food. Need to clean can opener. Two facility or equipment violations.
Stop N Save, 707 S. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 12. Need soap in restrooms. Clean the soda dispenser and the ice machine. Four facility or equipment violations.
Victoria Country Club, 14 Spring Creek Road, Victoria. Demerits: 11. Make sure employees wash hands before putting on gloves. Discard cake flour. Wear gloves when cutting lemons. Date label lunch meat. Just fixed water heater. Clean the can opener. One facility or equipment violation.
Legends, 1208 Marcus Navarro St., Port Lavaca. Demerits: 9. Clean the ice machine. Three facility or equipment violations.
Sonic Drive-In No. 5262, 3008 Houston Highway, Victoria. Demerits: 6. Wash hands before putting on gloves. Need to wear gloves when handling ready-to-eat foods.
It's a Small World Nursery School, 1001 Manor Drive, Victoria. Demerits: 6. Two facility or equipment violations.
Circle R Drive-In, 8945 Farm-to-Market Road 1593, Lolita. Demerits: 4. Out-of-date dip.
DeTar Hospital Navarro, 506 E. San Antonio St., Victoria. Demerits: 4. Store raw chicken below raw beef.
Gold Mine Restaurant, 21 Raisin Road, Victoria. Demerits: 4. Improper cold hold temperature.
Abuelitas, 440 N. Mehnert St., Yorktown. Demerits: 4. Need ingredients listed for cakes and tacos. Need to defrost meat under cold running water.
Kassandra and Alyssa's Place, 128 Mehnert St., Yorktown. Demerits: 4. Date label food with seven-day use-by date.
Village Lolita Venture Inc., 11943 Farm-to-Market Road 1593, Lolita; Elmcroft of Victoria, 411 E. Larkspur St., Victoria; Pompa's Hall of Flame Barbecue, Mobile Unit, Yorktown; Wildcat Cafe, 342 E. Main St., Yorktown. Demerits: 3.
Lolita United Methodist Church, 94 College St., Lolita; Meyersville Store, 2231 Meyersville Road, Meyersville; Edgar and Gladys' Cafe, Highway 72 and 300 Front St., Nordheim; A+ Kidz Care Learning Center, 3404 John Stockbauer Drive, Victoria; Affectionate Arms Adult Day Health Care, 3802 John Stockbauer Drive, Victoria; Aunt Jo's Barbecue, 5303 U.S. Highway 77 S., Victoria; Burger King No. 16248, 2103 Houston Highway, Victoria; Citizens Medical Center - Dietary, 2701 Hospital Drive, Victoria; Copperfield Village, 501 E. Larkspur St., Victoria; Devereux Foundation, 120 David Wade Drive, Victoria; Eskimo Hut, 1609 N. Navarro St., Victoria; First Christian Church, 2105 N. Ben Jordan St., Victoria; Lady Bug Learning Center, 103 Cozzi Circle, Victoria; Long John Silver's No. 31698, 2904 N. Navarro St., Victoria; PJ's Seafood Shop and Diner, 1804 N. Navarro St., Victoria; Ramsey Restaurant and Catering, 1403 N. Navarro St., Victoria; Sam's Club No. 6471, 9202 N. Navarro St., Victoria; Skillet's Restaurant No. 90, 3202 Houston Highway, Victoria; H and H Cafe and Bakery, 719 Lott St., Yoakum; Pizza Hut - Yoakum, 1201 W. Grand Ave., Yoakum; El Sombrero Cafe, 713 N. Riedel St., Yorktown; Paw's Pizza Pie, 134 E. Main St., Yorktown; Yorktown Country Club, 471 Country Club Lane, Yorktown. Demerits: 0.
Carino's Italian, 4904 N. Navarro St., Victoria, inspected Jan. 26 with 23 demerits. Re-inspected Feb. 1, violations not corrected. Will return to reinspect.
McDonald's No. 4, 7808 N. Navarro St., Victoria, inspected Feb. 3 with 36 demerits. Re-inspected Feb. 7, continue to work on hand washing. Need paper towels at hand sink. Keep buns at least 4 to 6 inches off the floor. The back door needs to stay closed.