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 NOV. 8
Buffet City, 9104 N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 22. Wash hands before glove use and between tasks. Cover food in the freezer. Store raw meat below other foods. Work on date-labeling. Label spray bottles. Mechanical dishwasher not dispensing properly. Two facility or equipment violations.
Jason's Deli, 5301 N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 14. Employee drinks need lid and straw. Must have hot water at back hand-washing sink. Mechanical dishwasher not dispensing sanitizer. Clean and sanitize lids if dropped on floor. Two facility or equipment violations.
Snowflake Donuts, 1002 S. Third St., Ganado. Demerits: 8. Keep personal items out of kitchen area. Keep food covered in coolers and freezer.
Family Dollar Stores of TX, LLC No. 2615, 213 Calhoun Plaza, Port Lavaca. Demerits: 8. Dispose of out-of-date deli meat. Must have hot water in restrooms.
Four Season's Restaurant, 1005 N. Virginia St., Port Lavaca. Demerits: 7. Date-label food with a seven-day use-by date. Clean all food contact surfaces. One facility or equipment violations.
Chavana's Grocery and Market, 517 N. Benavides St., Port Lavaca. Demerits: 6. Need thermometer in RC cooler. Need current permit posted. Two facility or equipment violations.
Dollar General No. 2919, 501 state Highway 35 South, Port Lavaca. Demerits: 6. Need to have thermometer in refrigerator. Need to post last inspection. Two facility or equipment violations.
First Convenience, 1916 W. Austin St., Port Lavaca. Demerits: 4. Dispose of out-of-date items.
Subway/TA dba Travel Centers, 802 E. York St., Ganado; Cobra Den, 5th St., Vanderbilt; Vanderbilt Elementary School, 511 5th St., Vanderbilt; Family Dollar Store No. 5860, 3101 Sam Houston Drive, Victoria; Spec's Liquor, 5108 N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 3.
B and B Express No. 5002, 101 W. York St., Ganado; It Doesn't Matter, 612.5 West Devers St., Ganado; Domino's Pizza, 1211 N. Virginia St., Port Lavaca; Subway, 306 S. state Highway 35, Port Lavaca; Port O'Connor School, 508 W. Monroe St., Port O'Connor; Industrial High School, 511 5th St., Vanderbilt; Industrial Junior High School, No. 3 Fifth St., Vanderbilt; Amour, Inc., 114 Sam Houston St., Victoria; Cherry Berry, 7905 N. Navarro St., Victoria; Christ the Victor Lutheran Church, 202 Stanly St., Victoria. Demerits: 0.
Broadway Shell, 1326 Broadway St., Port Lavaca, inspected Oct. 24 with 8 demerits. Reinspected Nov. 5 with violations corrected.
TMC-Port Lavaca Head Start, 424 S. Seadrift St., Port Lavaca, inspected Oct. 28 with 8 demerits. Reinspected Nov. 5 with violations corrected.