7 Longview area restaurants were singled out for serious violations in the latest round of inspections by the health department including Dairy Queen of east Texas at 3815 west Marshall avenue. 9 violations were found in a September 19th inspection. Food prep areas were uncleaned , hot foods were at unsafe temperatures and there was improper handling of ready to eat foods. They scored a C.
10 violations were found in an October 7th inspection of "Michoacana meat market" at 1419 south Green street. Cross contamination of raw foods was found, unsafe heating and cooling of foods , and hygienic violations. They scored a C.
Inspected September 14th, Fishermans market at 116 Johnston street had 8 violations. Stored foods were improperly protected and cold foods were held at unsafe temperatures. They scored a C.
7 violations were found in a September 30th inspection of Grandy's at 3305 south Eastman road. Insect infestation was found, and hot foods were held at unsafe temperatures. They scored a B.
Popeyes fried chicken at 217 east Marshall had 6 violations in an October 6th inspection. Insect infestation was found , and hot and cold foods were held at unsafe temperatures. They scored a B.
6 violations were also found at the Waffle Shoppe at 707 west Marshall in an August 25th inspection. Insect infestation was found and a citation was issued for failure to hold cold foods at safe temperatures. They scored a B.
And "El Puente's at 215 south Standard street had 5 violations in a September 14th inspection. Un sanitized utensils were found and cold foods were at unsafe temperatures. They scored a B.
All reports are provided by the Longview environmental health department.