Mold, roaches and inedible salsa found in Valley restaurants
Fiesta Mayan scored the most demerits this week on Food 4 Thought with 42.
The restaurant is located on 2680 West Business 77 in San Benito.
A health inspector found live roach activity, off-temperature chicken and rice as well as cross contamination of foods, according to a report.
Management was not around when the Food Patrol tried to question the dirty dining.
A re-inspection showed 14 demerits.
Sora Sushi is a repeat low performer on the weekly program with 31 demerits.
The restaurant is located on 4920 North Expressway 77 in Brownsville.
A health inspector found unsound condition of lettuce, shrimp and chicken.
There was also a cross contamination violation with raw products stored over vegetables.
Super Cream on 1014 Ruben Torres Boulevard in Brownsville scored 25 demerits on a health inspection report.
The restaurant voluntarily destroyed salsa that an inspector found to be in unsound condition.
Several photos in the kitchen documented health code violations.
Management told the Food Patrol that this was their first inspection and that they plan to learn from the mistakes.
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Weekly Low Performer List: (total # of demerits)
San BenitoFiesta Mayan 2680 W Bus 77 (42, 14) *Roach Activity, Off Temp. Food*Church TMs 295 E Bus 77 (34, 0) *Expired Cole Slaw, Flies, Mold*
BrownsvilleSora Sushi 4920 N Exp 77 (31) *Repeat Low Performer*Super Cream 1014 Ruben Torres (25) *Salsa Destroyed, Dirty Equip.*
Weekly Top Performer List: (0 demerits)
HarlingenBig Papa TMs 2224 S 77KFC 201 S 77Wing Stop 2230 S 77
McAllenChurch TMs 3817 Pecan BlvdRamos BBQ 6700 N 23rd