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DINE SAFE TORONTO: 15 restaurants get conditional passes this week




This week, Toronto Public Health issued 15 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, July 10 and Tuesday, July 16.

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

CONDITIONAL PASS

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ADI-BIRYANI & KABAB HOUSE, 462 BIRCHMOUNT RD.

Restaurant


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

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

• Fail to ensure equipment surface cleaned as necessary.

• Fail to maintain records of pest control measures taken.

BAPBO, 142 DUNDAS ST. W.

Restaurant


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

• Fail to ensure equipment surface cleaned as necessary.

CHOCOCHURROS, 40 CARL HALL RD.

Food Takeout


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection July 20.

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

• Fail to sanitize utensils as often as necessary.

DYNASTY HOUSE SEAFOOD RESTAURANT, 1635 LAWRENCE AVE. W.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection July 19.

• Use food equipment not in good repair.

• Fail to provide mechanical equipment with wash water temperature thermometer.

E-BLUE ESPORT STADIUM, 530 YONGE ST.

Cafeteria - Public Access


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infraction was observed during an inspection July 17.

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

FRESHII, 40 KING ST. W.

Food Court Vendor


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection July 19.

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

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

KENSINGTON NATURAL BAKERY, 460 BLOOR ST. W.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection July 18.

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

• Fail to ensure equipment surface cleaned as necessary.

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

• Fail to protect against breeding of pests.

KOJA RESTAURANT, 120 ATLANTIC AVE.

Restaurant


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

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

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

• Fail to provide thermometer in refrigeration equipment.

• Use equipment not suitable for intended purpose.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

LITTLE NICKY'S COFFEE, 375 QUEEN ST. W.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection July 19.

• Fail to ensure facility surface cleaned as necessary.

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

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

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

• Fail to ensure equipment surface cleaned as necessary.

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

• Fail to protect against breeding of pests.

MANILA FOODS, 538 ST CLAIR AVE. W.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection July 19.

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

• Fail to ensure equipment surface cleaned as necessary.

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

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

MR. CONGEE, 2900 WARDEN AVE.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection July 18.

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

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

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

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

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

MR. JOHN'S REAL KERALA KITCHEN, 1850 ELLESMERE RD.

Food Takeout


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection July 19.

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

• Use food equipment not in good repair.

SAFARI BAR AND GRILL, 1749 AVENUE RD.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infraction was observed during an inspection July 18.

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

THE DIME ROADHOUSE, 538 QUEEN ST. W.

Restaurant


A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infractions were observed during an inspection July 17.

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

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

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

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

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

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

• Fail to clean multi-service articles after use.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

• Fail to maintain records of pest control measures taken.

ZAAD, 348 BLOOR ST. W.

Restaurant


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

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

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

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

• 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.