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East Texas restaurants hit with serious violations after inspection

Several East Texas restaurants were hit with serious violations in the latest inspection period by health departments.

In Longview:

Sam's Southern Eatery, 3495 McCann Road had nine violations in a July 30th inspection.

  • Cheese and raw steak were held too warm.
  • Rodent droppings were found in pan of bread crumbs. 
  • Roaches were observed in the facility.
  • Dirty and broken plastic tubs were found.
  • Employees were seen handling foods barehanded.
31 total demerits.

New Hupei at 421 North Spur 63.

  • Hygienic violations were observed among employees.
  • Sushi log and relish mix were not date marked, sushi was discarded. 
  • Roach seen in soda machine ice.
  • Pesticide was stored above prep cart.
  • Dirty flour scoops and dirty can opener was observed. 

27 total demerits.

Ryan's Family Steakhouse #2292 at 301 East Loop 281.

  • Meats and vegetables held too warm.
  • Beef at a wok station held too cold.
  • Stored foods were not date marked.
  • Dirty pans and utensils were observed.
26 total demerits

In Tyler:

Rusty Taco at 1714 South Beckham,

  • Cheese and lettuce too warm and were discarded. 
  • Hygienic violations found among employees.
  • A cooler was out of temperature.
19 total demerits.

Chili's at 531 West Southwest Loop 323.

  • Live and dead roaches were found.
  • Dirty dishes and utensils found.
  • A spoon was found inside a container main cook line.

20 total demerits (***VOLUNTARY CLOSURE***)

Mama's Breakfast & Moore at 2105 West Fifth Street.

  • Dented food cans were found & discarded.
  • Raw meats were stored above produce.
  • Employees seen handling foods barehanded.
15 total demerits

The Rack Hamburger Grill at 2127 South Broadway.

  • Cold foods were held too warm.
  • A cooler was out of temperature.
  • Standing wastewater was found.

15 total demerits

Ken's Pizza #602 at 4504 South Broadway. 

  • Cold foods were too warm and discarded. 
  • Dirty containers and cutting boards found.
  • Slime on beverage nozzles.
19 total demerits

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