Food 4 Thought - Rat bait in a restaurant's walk-in cooler
Thu, 13 Oct 2011 04:21:25 GMT —
When there TMs rat bait discovered inside a cooler at a restaurant, a health inspector chalks it up on an inspection report as a toxic item improperly stored.
But to folks who eat out, they chalk it up as disgusting and unsanitary.
Even a worker at the restaurant in question on 1713 Highway 281 in Los Indios calls it very bad.
Restaurant Los Indios scored 25 demerits on a health report.
There were a number of violations discovered during a Cameron County inspection which included, a cook not washing hands, missing dates on foods, uncovered foods, no soap or paper towels for proper sanitation along with the rat bait, according to the report.
A cashier who signed the health report told the Food Patrol there was an animal problem.
Blanca Hernandez said the bait was placed in the walk-in cooler by a pest control company.
It TMs since been removed, according to Blanca.
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Los IndiosRestaurant Los Indios 1713 Hwy 281 (25) *Rat Bait in Cooler, Cook Not Washing Hands*
BrownsvilleCamperos Grill & Bar 2500 N Exp 77 (22) *Dirty Equipment, Food Cross Contamination*
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