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DINE SAFE TORONTO: 1 restaurant closed, 9 given conditional pass this week



This week, Toronto Public Health issued one closure and nine 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, Sept. 18 and Tuesday, Sept. 25.

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

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DINE SAFE TORONTO: 22 restaurants get conditional passes this week
GRASSHOPPER EATERY, 3080 DUNDAS ST. W.

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

Restaurant

• Food premise maintained in manner permitting health hazard.

• Fail to protect against breeding of pests.

CONDITIONAL PASS

ALWAYS FRESH RESTAURANT, 620 VAUGHAN RD.

Restaurant

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

• Maintain 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 produce most recent Food Safety Inspection Report(s).

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

• Fail to sanitize multi-service articles after use.

CHINESE TRADITIONAL BUN, 536 DUNDAS ST. W.

Restaurant

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infraction was observed during an inspection Sept. 23.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

JABISTRO, 222 RICHMOND ST. W.

Restaurant

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

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

• Fail to ensure facility surface sanitized as necessary.

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

• Store ice in unsanitary manner.

• Use utensils not suitable for intended purpose.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

ROTI PALACE RESTAURANT, 1845 FINCH AVE. W.

Food Takeout

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

• Fail to protect against breeding of pests.

SUBWAY, 232 DANFORTH AVE.

Restaurant

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infraction was observed during an inspection Sept. 23.

• Store ice in unsanitary manner.

TASTE OF PIZZA, 733 BLOOR ST. W.

Restaurant

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

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

• Fail to keep sanitary facility sanitary.

• 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 provide thermometer in refrigeration equipment.

WEI'S TAIWANESE FOOD INC., 2578 BIRCHMOUNT RD.

Food Takeout

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infraction was observed during an inspection Sept. 23.

• Fail to protect against harbouring of pests.

YANG TING RESTAURANT, 2900 WARDEN AVE.

Restaurant

A conditional pass was issued after the following Food Premises Regulation infraction was observed during an inspection Sept. 23.

• Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration.

• Fail to ensure equipment surface cleaned as necessary.

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

• Fail to provide thermometer in refrigeration equipment.

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

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

YUAN YUAN CHINESE RESTAURANT, 4810 SHEPPARD AVE. E.

Restaurant

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

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

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The website for the DineSafe inspection program is www.toronto.ca/health/dinesafe. It is designed to provide the public with information about inspections of food establishments in Toronto.

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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.