DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major violations at nine restaurants on October 27

Toronto Public Health issued nine conditional passes for restaurants, cafes, bakeries, bars and grocery stores on October 27.

Booster Juice at 4525 Kingston Road received a conditional pass with two major infractions:

  • Do not protect against harboring parasites
  • Hand washing stations not easily accessible by food handlers

China Wok at 243 Bay Street received a conditional pass with a major infraction:

  • Do not protect against harboring parasites

Church’s Texas Chicken at 33 Harbor Square received a conditional pass with a major infraction:

  • Do not protect against breeding pests

Coco Karaoke at 1290 Finch Avenue West received a conditional pass with two major infractions:

  • Not maintaining hand washing stations (liquid soap and paper towels)
  • Sanitize utensils in a chlorine solution containing less than 100 ppm available chlorine

Kim Po Vietnamese Kitchen at 58 Redlea Avenue received a conditional pass with three major infractions:

  • Do not protect against harboring parasites
  • Do not equip sanitary facilities with hot and cold running water
  • Do not equip sanitary facilities with soap or detergent

New Northern Dumplings at 633 Silver Star Boulevard received a conditional pass with four major infractions:

  • Not maintaining hand washing stations (liquid soap and paper towels)
  • Failure to keep records of pest control measures taken
  • Do not protect against harboring parasites
  • Using food-grade materials that are not easily cleanable

Osmow’s at 4700 Keele Street received a conditional pass with three major infractions:

  • Do not protect against harboring parasites
  • Hand washing stations not easily accessible by food handlers
  • Do not equip sanitary facilities with towels or single-service dryers

Second Cup at 693 Wilson Avenue received a conditional bye with six major violations:

  • Not maintaining hand washing stations (liquid soap and paper towels)
  • Do not protect against breeding pests
  • Failure to provide thermometer in refrigeration equipment
  • Not keeping records of pest control measures taken for one year
  • Sanitize utensils using an agent for which the test reagent is not readily available
  • Store ice in an unsanitary manner

Skyland Food Mart Inc. at 3715 Lawrence Avenue East received a conditional pass with four major infractions:

  • Not ensuring the room is free of live birds or animals
  • Do not protect against harboring parasites
  • Failing to protect food from contamination or adulteration
  • Using food equipment that is not in good condition

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

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This story was automatically generated using open data from the City of Toronto. The Toronto Star has no role in the collection, review or analysis of this data, and makes no representation or endorsement regarding any food premises, or the products or services offered by any food premises. Readers should review all municipal disclaimers located on the city’s open data portal.

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