MERCADO MEXICAN CAFÉ2214 WSW Loop 323, TylerInspected January 22
Temperature violations:Queso improperly cooledGrilled onions and beans at 118-128°; should be 135° or hotter.
Cooler was not adequately maintaining proper temperatures.
Employee was seen not properly washing hands.
Restroom sinks required hot water.
TOTAL DEMERITS: 20Recheck the next day: all problems had been corrected.TOTAL DEMERITS: 0
DAIRY QUEEN2611 E. Fifth, TylerInspected January 23
Ice cream mix at 49-51°; should be 41° or below. Cooler was not adequately maintaining proper temperature.
Employee seen not properly washing hands, and handling ready-to-eat foods with bare hands. Proper handling procedures were not documented.
Fresh water was not circulating through employee utensil storage area.
TOTAL DEMERITS: 19Recheck the next day: all problems had been corrected.NO VIOLATIONS, NO SCORE GIVEN
STAR DONUTS1611 S. Broadway, TylerInspected January 31
Sausage biscuits, sandwiches, kolaches, burritos in display case tested at 62°; should be 135° or hotter.
Preparation time of foods not properly documented.
Problems with water supply noted.
TOTAL DEMERITS: 19Recheck the next day; all food service violations corrected.NO SCORE GIVEN
ROYAL DONUTS2626 Old Henderson Highway, TylerInspected January 30
Raw eggs stored above cooked sausage.
Handsink in preparation area was inaccessible.
No paper towels at preparation area handsink.
TOTAL DEMERITS: 17.A recheck has been ordered for late February.
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