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Restaurant Photos of Golden China, 2123 WSW Loop 323, Tyler 
and Rockwell’s Coffee Brewery, 2808 South Main, Lindale."

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11/2/06-Smith County

Health Inspectors Suspend Permits at Two Restaurants

Golden China-Accumulated grease on lid of grease dumpster. Golden China-Accumulated grease on lid of grease dumpster.
Golden China-Grease build-up on grill in kitchen. Golden China-Grease build-up on grill in kitchen.
Golden China-Build-up on broken oven in preparation area. Golden China-Build-up on broken oven in preparation area.
Rockwell’s Coffee Brewery in Lindale Rockwell’s Coffee Brewery in Lindale
Rockwell’s Coffee Brewery in Lindale Rockwell’s Coffee Brewery in Lindale

GOLDEN CHINA at 2123 WSW Loop 323 in Tyler was inspected October 5.

Cooked chicken, chicken wings and fish tested at 109°; should be 135° or hotter. 

Raw meats at 48-49°; should be 41° or colder.  Inspector noted improper cool-down for chicken.

Improper storage noted of raw and cooked foods in coolers.

Handwashing sink "missing" in food preparation area.

Fly infestation observed in several areas inside and outside.

No thermometers provided to check temperatures.

Mold observed in ice machines.

Inspector noted that all accumulated food debris and grease needed to be thoroughly cleaned from several places in Golden China - the kitchen, preparation, and dish machine areas, and that surfaces had been contaminated by flies.   The inspector took pictures, and also noted that tiles were missing, allowing water to collect. Also, the inspector said there was an odor like sewage.

TOTAL DEMERITS: 31, and the permit to serve food was suspended.  

On a recheck October 6 (the next day), problems were still noted, and Golden China was not allowed to re-open. 

On another recheck October 9, all problems had been corrected.

TOTAL DEMERITS: 0, and the permit to serve food was reinstated.

 

ROCKWELL'S COFFEE BREWERY at 2808 South Main in Lindale was inspected October 30.

Cooked chicken tested at 50-52°; should have been 41° or below.

Employee handling ready-to-eat foods with improper hand barriers and procedures.

Drain on ice machine needed repair. 

Flies seen in kitchen area, and effective pest control was required.

Again, the inspector took pictures from inside the kitchen at Rockwell's.  Foods were improperly stored on the floor, but the inspector looked closely at the floor and noted numerous rodent droppings - an infestation, she called it - as droppings lined the walls, were found around food containers, even on cardboard drink holders in the preparation area.

TOTAL DEMERITS: 31, and the permit to serve food was suspended. 

On a recheck October 31 (the next day), all problems had been corrected.

TOTAL DEMERITS: 0.  The permit to serve food was reinstated. 

 

FULLER'S FINE FOODS at 601 East Front in Tyler was inspected October 17.

A cooler was not maintaining proper temperature, with products testing from 51-57°; should be 41° or below.

Employee seen not washing hands after cracking eggs.  Worker then handled other products.

Employees handling toast, bacon, sausage, etc. with bare hands.  Inspector wrote that "no proper handwashing procedures are in place."  There was also no handwashing sink at the front service area.

Dish machine was not sanitizing, with a chlorine level of zero.

Stored foods needed to be marked with date of preparation.

TOTAL DEMERITS: 30. 

On a recheck October 25, potatoes in a cooler tested at 51-52°; should be 41° or below.

Employees still seen handling ready-to-eat foods with bare hands without first using proper procedures.  Employees were washing hands at a sink not meant for handwashing.

Cutting board and other surfaces were being wiped with unsanitized rags.

TOTAL DEMERITS: 19.  No further recheck ordered.

 

SARA'S BAKERY at 1419 E. Erwin in Tyler was inspected October 19.

Raw eggs tested at 63-66°; should be 41° or below.

Eggs stored over produce and cooked foods in cooler.

No hot water at several sinks, and one mop sink was not accessible.

Dead roaches were seen in storage area.

TOTAL DEMERITS: 22. 

On a recheck October 30, cooked rice tested at 44°; should be 41° or below.

Roach infestation was observed inside the building. 

Thermometers were needed to test food temperatures.

TOTAL DEMERITS: 14.  A further recheck has been ordered, but is not yet on file.

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