Month-old expired bread, contaminated cutting board at snack shop

Snacks Del Valle on 750 East Los Ebanos in Brownsville ties for the most demerits scored this week on Food 4 Thought. The eatery is busted with 22 demerits on a health inspection report. Kitchen cops find improper labeling of foods in containers that should indicate when they expire.

There TMs also a discovery of month-old expired bread.

That TMs a critical violation.

No soap or paper towels turns up, which is against proper sanitation rules. The Food Patrol obtained numerous photos of the violations. But it TMs not all bad news in the kitchen. Ranch House Burgers on 1015 South International Boulevard just outside Weslaco TMs city limits and El Pato on 1626 North Raul Longoria in San Juan both score stickers from the Food Patrol. Click on the video link to see what TMs not on the menu in this week TMs Food 4 Thought! Click here to follow Ryan Wolf on FacebookClick here to follow Ryan Wolf on TwitterClick here to watch past episodes of Food 4 ThoughtTop Performers List

Weekly Low Performer List: (total # of demerits)

BrownsvilleSnacks Del Valle 750 E Los Ebanos (22) *Expired Bread, No Soap or Towels*La Frontera Tortilleria 1302 E 14th St (22) *No Hairnet, Off Temp. Food*

Weekly Top Performer List: (0 demerits)

BrownsvilleEasy to Go Tacos #1 6414 E 14th StChopstix 710 E 14th St

San JuanEl Pato 1626 N Raul LongoriaTaqueria La Carreta 2025 N Raul Longoria

WeslacoRancho House Burgers 1015 S InternationalTaco Landia 3900 W Hwy 83

EdinburgTaco Bell/Long John 1804 W University

ElsaDairy Queen 108 E EdinburgWhataburger 623 E EdinburgHacienda Restaurant 1550 N BroadwayDomino TMs 1522 W University

HarlingenWendy TMs 401 DixielandChurch TMs 819 N 13thChurch TMs 1714 S 77