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DINE SAFE TORONTO: 24 restaurants get conditional passes this week



This week, our Dine Safe Toronto list includes 24 conditional passes issued to food establishments by Toronto Public Health for crucial and significant Food Premises Regulation infractions.

One or more such infractions were observed at each noted establishment during inspections between Wednesday, Jan. 22 and Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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

CONDITIONAL PASS
ALLWYN'S, 404 QUEEN ST. W.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Jan. 28.

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

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

BARRIO FIESTA, 19 LAPSLEY RD.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Jan. 27.

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

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

BELLA'S LECHON, 1145 MORNINGSIDE AVE.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Jan. 28.

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

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

• Fail to provide hot and cold running water in food preparation area.

CHICA'S CHICKEN, 2853 DUNDAS ST. W.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Jan. 28.

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

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

COUNTRY STYLE HUNGARIAN RESTAURANT, 450 BLOOR ST. W.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Jan. 28.

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

• Fail to maintain frozen food in frozen state until prepared for use.

DOLCE CAMERATA DESSERT CAFFE, 6464 YONGE ST.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infraction was observed during an inspection Jan. 27.

• Fail to provide hot and cold running water in food preparation area.

DURDUR GRILL, 2076 LAWRENCE AVE. W.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infraction was observed during an inspection Jan. 28.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

EAT IN BANGKOK THAI KITCHEN, 4704 YONGE ST.

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

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

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

FETA & OLIVES, 16 YONGE ST.

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

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

• Fail to ensure food handler in food premise refrains from conduct that could result in contamination of food.

• Fail to provide hot and cold running water in utensil washing area.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

FURAMA, 100 KING ST. W.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Jan. 28.

• Hot-holding potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature below 60 C.

• Use food equipment not in good repair.

GARFIELD EATS, 995 BLOOR ST. W.

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

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

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

KARAHI POINT, 2642 ISLINGTON AVE.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Jan. 27.

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

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

• Sanitize utensils using agent for which test reagent not readily available.

• Fail to collect waste when necessary to maintain sanitary condition.

• Fail to protect against breeding of pests.

LATIN WORLD, 1028 ST CLAIR AVE. W.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Jan. 28.

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

• Use multi-service articles not of sound and tight construction.

MANCHU WOK, 900 DUFFERIN ST.

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

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

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

• Use dirty napkin in food service.

• Sanitize utensils in quaternary ammonium compound solution for less than 45 seconds.

OAKWOOD CAFE & BAR, 359 OAKWOOD AVE.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infraction was observed during an inspection Jan. 27.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

OTTO'S BERLIN DONER, 256 AUGUSTA AVE.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infraction was observed during an inspection Jan. 22.

• Fail to provide thermometer in refrigeration equipment.

PARKA FOOD CO, 424 QUEEN ST. W.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Jan. 28.

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

• Fail to protect against breeding of pests.

QUALITY BREAD BAKERY, 1221 MARKHAM RD.

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

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

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

• Fail to equip sanitary facility with single service towels or dryer.

RAIN IZAKAYA PUB, 35 SHEPPARD AVE. E.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Jan. 27.

• Store ice in unsanitary manner.

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

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

• Fail to maintain records of pest control measures taken.

RED FOX BAR & GRILL, 9390 SHEPPARD AVE. E.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Jan. 27.

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

• Fail to ensure equipment surface cleaned as necessary.

• Fail to provide hot and cold running water in food preparation area.

• Fail to provide thermometer in refrigeration equipment.

SPICY AROMA, 675 LANSDOWNE AVE.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Jan. 28.

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

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

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

• Use food equipment not in good repair.

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

• Sanitize utensils using agent for which test reagent not readily available.

• Fail to provide thermometer in refrigeration equipment.

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

SUSHI SHOP, 76 GRENVILLE ST.

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection Jan. 27.

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

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

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

• Use dirty cloth for cleaning food contact surface.

THE FRESH TEA SHOP, 2300 YONGE ST.

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

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

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

• Fail to sanitize multi-service articles after use.

YOGEN FRUZ, 45 SHEPPARD AVE. E.

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

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

• Use food equipment not in good repair.

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

• Fail to maintain records of pest control measures taken.

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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.