Food service inspections

Nov. 22, 2011 at 5:22 a.m.

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.


The New Rodeo, 407 E. Rio Grande St., Victoria. Demerits: 34. Improper cold hold temperature. Need to wash hands in between tasks. Need to cover all food in coolers. Wash hands and use gloves when handling ready-to-eat foods. Store raw meat away from other food. Do not stack uncovered chip containers over each other. Date label all food with seven day use by date. Three facility or equipment violations.

Taqueria Rios, 501 S. Moody St., Victoria. Demerits: 15. Need to wash hands in between tasks. Hand sink is for washing hands only. Date label food with seven day use by date. One facility or equipment violation.

M and M Pinto Bean No. 2, 202 E. Rio Grande St., Victoria. Demerits: 11. Wash hands before gloves use. Wear gloves when handling ready-to-eat foods. Store medication out of kitchen area. One facility or equipment violation.

Stripes No. 1005, 3204 S. Laurent St., Victoria. Demerits: 11. Out of date Nesquick and Lunchables. Use appropriate date labeling system. One facility or equipment violation.

All Star Day Care, 103 Lavaca St., Vanderbilt. Demerits: 7. Improper cold hold temperature.

Family Dollar Store No. 5860, 3101 Sam Houston Drive, Victoria. Demerits: 7. Dip was out of date. One facility or equipment violation.

Gonzalez Cafe LLC, 1103 S.W. Moody St., Victoria. Demerits: 4. Store raw meats below other foods.

Inteplast Cafeteria, 101 Inteplast Cafeteria, Lolita. Demerits: 4. Wash hands and wear gloves when handling ready-to-eat foods and changing tasks from raw to cooked foods.

La Cabana, 2013 E. Red River St., Victoria. Demerits: 4. Need to keep documentation of how long food is kept out.

Carancahua Bay Cafe, 3753 N. Highway 35, Palacios; Best Western Victoria Inn and Suites, 8106 N.E. Zac Lentz Parkway, Victoria. Demerits: 3.

Taqueria Las Fuentes, 9345 Farm-to-Market Road 1593, Lolita; Cobra Corner Store Inc., 5895 Farm-to-Market Road 616, Vanderbilt; Industrial High School, 511 Fifth St., Vanderbilt; Industrial I.S.D. Football Concession, 511 Fifth St., Vanderbilt; Industrial I.S.D. Softball Concession Stand, Fifth St., Vanderbilt; Industrial Junior High School, No. 3 Fifth St., Vanderbilt; Vanderbilt Elementary School, 511 Fifth St., Vanderbilt; Candlewood Suites, 7103 N. Navarro St., Victoria; Catholic War Veterans, 1007 S. Main St., Victoria; Christ the Victor Lutheran Church, 202 Stanly St., Victoria; Family Dollar Store No. 6217, 609 N. Ben Jordan St., Victoria; First United Methodist Church, 407 N. Bridge St., Victoria; Marble Slab Creamery, 6362 N. Navarro St., Victoria; Mumphord's Place Barbecue Inc., 1202 E. Juan Linn St., Victoria; P.A.G.A. Lounge, 1205 E. North Street, Victoria; Pure Fitness and Tanning, 311 E. Mockingbird Lane, Victoria; Tejanita Hall, 1307 Sam Houston Drive, Victoria; The Victoria Advocate, 311 E. Constitution St., Victoria; Treatment Associates Inc., 107 Cozzi Circle, Victoria; Twin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation, 3301 Mockingbird Lane, Victoria; Victoria County 4H Activity Center, 259 Bachelor Drive, Victoria; Victoria Masonic Lodge No. 40, 3502 N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 0.


Texas Roadhouse, 4908 N. Navarro St., Victoria, inspected Sept. 21, with 3 demerits. Re-inspected Nov. 16, all critical violations corrected.



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