Food service inspections for April 18-24

April 30, 2013 at midnight
Updated April 29, 2013 at 11:30 p.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.


JR's Barbecue, 1001 U.S. Highway 77-Alternate, Yoakum. Demerits: 30. Improper hot-hold temperature. Date-label cooked meats, potato salad and slaw with a seven-day use-by date. Need to keep soap and paper towels at the hand washing sink. Use a licensed pest control only. Use the three-step process to wash dishware. Employees need to be knowledgeable about proper food temperatures, hand washing and glove use, ware washing and date-labeling. Repair the leak under the hand-washing sink. Monitor temperatures of meats in the ice chest. Remove the film from the three-compartment sink, and clean and sanitize the sink. Do not store food directly in plastic thank-you bags. Must use food-grade storage bags. Seven facility or equipment violations.

Chili's Grill & Bar, 5004 N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 12. Address problem with gnats in the bar area. Clean the soda nozzle holders. Post the 2013 permit. Four facility or equipment violations.

Dollar General Store No. 11674, 5780 S.W. Moody St., Victoria. Demerits: 6. Thermometer needed in deli cooler. Need to post the 2013 permit. Two facility or equipment violations.

La Carreta Taqueria, 3501 Port Lavaca Drive, Victoria. Demerits: 5. Improper cold-hold temperature.

Stripes No. 7039, 1704 S.W. Moody St., Victoria. Demerits: 4. Dispose of out-of-date milk.

Back Porch BBQ, 2871 Garcitas Creek Road, Inez; Faith Academy, 2002 Mockingbird Lane, Victoria; Ol' Waterin' Hole, 11759 Nursery Drive, Victoria; Stroman Junior High School, 3002 E. North St., Victoria; J's Burger, 901 W. Grand Ave., Yoakum. Demerits: 3.

DeWitt County Jail, 208 E. Live Oak St., Cuero; Industrial Elementary West, 599 Farm-to-Market Road 444 S., Inez; Nursery Elementary, P.O. Box 69, Nursery; Mando's Snowcone Mobile Unit, 345 Pearl St., Placedo; Jackson Roosevelt Elementary School, 1512 Jackson St., Port Lavaca; Crain Elementary School, 2706 N. Azalea St., Victoria; DeLeon Elementary School, 1002 Santa Barbara St., Victoria; Hopkins Elementary Cafeteria, 110 Hopkins Road, Victoria; Mario's Night Club, 1301 Tristan St., Victoria; Our Lady of Victory School, 1309 E. Mesquite Lane, Victoria; Subway No. 6777, 7800 N. Navarro St., Victoria; TMC Golden Crescent Head, 5709 John Stockbauer Drive, Victoria; TMC Golden Crescent Head Start/Depot, 401 S. Depot St., Victoria; Toscana Artisan Bakery, 5210 N. Navarro St., Victoria; Victoria Regional Juvenile Justice Center, 97 Foster Field Drive, Victoria; Wingstop, 5208 N. Navarro St., Victoria; Mis Cabana Mexican Cafe Bar and Inc., 123 W. May St., Yoakum. Demerits: 0.


No reinspections were reported for this week.



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