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DINE SAFE TORONTO: 25 restaurants get conditional passes this week



This week, Toronto Public Health issued 25 conditional passes to food establishments for crucial and significant Food Premises Regulation infractions.

One or more such infractions were observed at each noted establishment during inspections between Wednesday, Aug. 21 and Tuesday, Aug. 27.

Food establishments in this report include restaurants, food court vendors and takeout food locations.


DINE SAFE TORONTO: 14 restaurants cited for food violations this week
CONDITIONAL PASS

AAA PUBLIC HOUSE, 598 GERRARD ST. E.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 26.

• Mechanical equipment not maintained to provide sufficient chemical solution rinse.

• Mechanical equipment not maintained to provide clean wash water.

BAR HOP SESSION, 681 DANFORTH AVE.

Restaurant

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 26.

• Store potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4C and 60C.

• Use utensils not free from cracks in contact with food.

• Fail to ensure equipment surface cleaned as necessary.

• Fail to provide thermometer in refrigeration equipment.

• Mechanical equipment not maintained to provide sufficient chemical solution rinse.

BB CAFE, 78 MARINE PARADE DR.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 24.

• Fail to ensure room kept free from live birds or animals.

• Fail to ensure the presence of the holder of a valid Food Handler Certificate.

• Fail to post licence adjacent to Food Safety Inspection Notice.

CARMEN Y PEPE PERUVIAN CUISINE, 40 CARL HALL RD.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 24.

• Display potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4C and 60C.

• Fail to ensure food handler in food premise washes hands as necessary to prevent contamination of food.

CHITOS PIZZA, 1308 BLOOR ST. W.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 26.

• Fail to ensure food handler in food premise washes hands as necessary to prevent contamination of food areas.

• Fail to provide thermometer in refrigeration equipment.

• Use dirty cloth for cleaning food contact surface.

DA NANG RESTAURANT LTD, 2725 JANE ST.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 22.

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

• Food premise maintained in manner permitting use of food handling room for sleeping.

E-BLUE ESPORT STADIUM, 530 YONGE ST.

Cafeteria - Public Access


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 22.

• Fail to sanitize multi-service articles after use.

• Fail to provide equipment for cleaning and sanitizing utensils as required.

GABBY'S, 3026 DUNDAS ST. W.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infraction was observed during an inspection Aug. 26.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

NIGHT MARKET, 4850 YONGE ST.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulations were observed during an inspection Aug. 21.

• Store potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4C and 60C.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

JACKY'S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT, 3380 MIDLAND AVE.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 21.

• Food premise maintained in manner permitting adverse effect on food.

• Use food equipment not of readily cleanable form.

JOEY YORKDALE, 3401 DUFFERIN ST.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 26.

• Refrigerate potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature above 4C.

• Mechanical equipment not maintained to provide sufficient chemical solution rinse.

KOREA HOUSE RESTAURANT, 666 BLOOR ST. W.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 22.

• Store potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4C and 60C.

• Fail to ensure the presence of the holder of a valid Food Handler Certificate.

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

• Use equipment not free from cracks in contact with food.

MARCELINA'S FILIPINO CUISINE, 355 WILSON AVE.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 23.

• Maintain potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4C and 60C.

• Fail to equip sanitary facility with hot and cold running water.

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

• Fail to ensure storage pallets designed to protect against contamination.

MELO'S KITCHEN, 40 CARL HALL RD.

Food Court Vendor


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 24.

• Use hand-washing station other than for hand washing of employees.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

MELTWICH, 704 THE QUEENSWAY

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 26.

• Store potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4C and 60C.

• Use hand-washing station other than for hand washing of employees.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

ROYAL PAAN, 2623 LAWRENCE AVE. E.

Food Takeout


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 26.

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

• Use equipment not non-toxic in contact with food.

• Food premise maintained in manner to permit contamination of single-service articles.

• Sanitize utensils in chlorine solution of less than 100 p.p.m. of available chlorine.

PANAFEST BAR & RESTAURANT, 2708 JANE ST.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during inspections Aug. 20 and 22.

Aug. 20

• Fail to ensure the presence of the holder of a valid Food Handler Certificate.

• Fail to remove wastes when necessary to maintain sanitary condition.

• Fail to maintain hand-washing stations (liquid soap and paper towels).

• Fail to provide thermometer in hot-holding equipment.

• Fail to provide equipment for cleaning and sanitizing utensils as required.

Aug. 22

• Fail to ensure the presence of the holder of a valid Food Handler Certificate.

• Fail to provide adequate number of hand-washing stations.

• Fail to remove wastes when necessary to maintain sanitary condition.

• Fail to provide equipment for cleaning and sanitizing utensils as required.

PANDA CC, 2347 KENNEDY RD.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 26.

• Store potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4C and 60C.

• Fail to keep sanitary facility sanitary.

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

• Use hand-washing station other than for hand washing of employees.

POT RICE AND ROLLS HOUSE, 633 SILVER STAR BLVD.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 21.

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

• Fail to provide hand-washing stations with adequate supplies (hot and cold water).

• Use food equipment not in good repair.

SAKU SUSHI, 478 QUEEN ST. W.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 26.

• Fail to Post Licence Adjacent to Food Safety Inspection Notice.

• Fail to provide thermometer in refrigeration equipment.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

SAPORE PIZZA AND WINGS, 45 FOUR WINDS DR.

Food Takeout


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infraction was observed during an inspection Aug. 21.

• Fail to provide adequate number of hand-washing stations.

THE BOND PUB, 2340 DUNDAS ST. W.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 26.

• Fail to ensure equipment surface cleaned as necessary.

• Mechanical equipment not maintained to provide sufficient chemical solution rinse.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

THE HOST FINE INDIAN CUISINE, 14 PRINCE ARTHUR AVE.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 26.

• Use utensils not in good repair.

• Mechanical equipment not maintained to maintain wash water between 60C and 71C.

• Use food equipment not in good repair.

• Fail to protect against breeding of pests.

THE HOT DUCK, 25 GLEN WATFORD DR.

Food Takeout


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 22.

• Maintain potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4°C and 60°C.

• Fail to provide adequate refrigerated space for food storage.

• Fail to maintain hand-washing stations (liquid soap and paper towels).

• Hand-washing stations not conveniently accessible by food handlers.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

THE SECOND CUP, 518 EGLINTON AVE. W.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Aug. 23.

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

• Fail to ensure the presence of the holder of a Valid Food Handler Certificate.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

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What does Pass, Conditional Pass or Closed mean?



Every drinking and eating establishment in Toronto must, continually and prominently, post the most recent food safety inspection notice, as issued without alteration, at or near the main entrance.

There are three (3) types of notices:

A Pass notice will be issued when only minor or no infractions are observed during an inspection.

If Minor Infractions are repeated at the next inspection, the Public Health Inspector may issue a ticket to obtain compliance. Fines range from $45 to $370 depending on the severity of the infraction.

A Conditional Pass notice will be issued when one or more significant infractions are observed during an inspection.

When issued, a Public Health Inspector will re-inspect an establishment within 24-48 hours of the initial inspection. If the infractions are corrected and no other infractions or only Minor Infractions are found, a PASS Notice will be issued. If the infractions are not corrected by the time of the first re-inspection, a ticket will be issued and a second re-inspection will be conducted at a later date. If at the time of the second re-inspection the items have not been corrected, a summons to court will be issued and a referral to Toronto's Municipal Licensing and Standards Division may occur.

A Closed notice will be issued when one or more crucial infractions observed during an inspection are not corrected immediately. A food establishment can only be closed when a health hazard is present.

An Order to Close the establishment and/or remove the health hazard will be issued. A Public Health Inspector will visit daily to make sure that the establishment remains closed. Failure to comply with an Order to Close will lead to additional charges. When all of the infractions listed in the Order and all other significant or crucial infractions are corrected, the establishment will receive a PASS Notice and may be re-opened. Any repeated or new crucial infractions may result in the operator being issued with a summons to court and referral to the Licensing Tribunal for further action.