Food service inspections
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 DEC. 23
Speedy Stop No. 30, 5906 N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 14. Keep personal tobacco items out of food preparation areas. Date label hot dogs and sausage rolls. Gnats in back storage area. Two facility or equipment violations.
Gone Bananas, 2202 N. Laurent St., Victoria. Demerits: 13. Wash hands before putting on gloves. Three facility or equipment violations.
Magical Moments, 2525 N. Laurent St., Victoria. Demerits: 11. Cannot prepare food at home to use at business. Date label all items in cooler. One facility or equipment violation.
Athena, 3801 N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 7. Store seafood above other raw meat. One facility or equipment violation.
Whistle Stop, 8501 N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 7. Hot water at hand washing sink needs to be at 100 degrees. Need current permit. One facility or equipment violation.
The Donut Palace, 113 N. Highway 35, Port Lavaca. Demerits: 4. Date label sandwich meat with a seven day use-by date.
Tots and Tikes Day Care, 618 N. Ann St., Port Lavaca. Demerits: 4. Date label sandwich meat with a seven day use-by date.
Stripes No. 7351, 2002 N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 4. Out-of-date medication.
Trinity Shores of Port Lavaca, 201 Trinity Shores Drive, Port Lavaca; Dairy Queen, 2801 E. Red River St., Victoria; Dollar General Store No. 7474, 701 S. Moody St., Victoria; McDonalds No. 3 in Walmart, 9002 N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 3.
Memorial Medical Center, 815 Virginia St., Port Lavaca; New Horizons Kidcare, 125 W. Railroad St., Port Lavaca; Taqueria Mazatlan, 150 N. Highway 35-B, Port Lavaca; Travis Middle School, 705 Nueces St., Port Lavaca; Church's Fried Chicken No. 1303, 4305 Ben Jordan St., Victoria; Dollar General No. 3477, 2215 Lone Tree Road, Victoria; First Victoria National Bank, 101 S. Main St., Victoria; La Michoacana No. 30, 2211 Lone Tree Road, Victoria; Stroman Junior High School, 3002 E. North St., Victoria; The Java Bean, 506 E. San Antonio St., Victoria; Victoria Regional Juvenile Justice Center, 97 Foster Field Drive, Victoria; VISD Culinary Arts, 104 Profit Drive, Victoria; VISD Food Service, 102 Profit Drive, Victoria; Walden's Mini Market, 6098 S.W. Moody St., Victoria; Yummy Finds, 402 Salem Road, Victoria. Demerits: 0.
Iscream, 7800 N. Navarro St. No. 161, Victoria, inspected Dec. 2, with 15 demerits. Re-inspected Dec. 8, all violations corrected.
Taco Bell No. 2708, 3101 N. Navarro St., Victoria, inspected Nov. 28, with 15 demerits. Re-inspected Dec. 12, with most violations corrected. Continuing to work date labeling.