Roaches at Chinese buffet, dog in kitchen of other dirty diner

China Caf on 4713 North 10th Street in McAllen is caught with roaches for the third time since 2008, but it TMs a dog discovered at another dirty diner that becomes a first on Food 4 Thought.

The violation at E & B Elotes on 5012 Auburn Avenue near North Taylor Road is considered animal contamination.

There are 35 demerits in all at the eatery that TMs small in size.

Kitchen cops find no hairnets, food on the floor, no soap or towels for proper sanitation, flies and a pet dog, according to the report.

The owner TMs daughter, Vanessa Sandoval, claims the stray Schnauzer wasn TMt in the kitchen.

The county health inspector tells the Food Patrol otherwise.

Sandoval says the dog has since been given away following the initial inspection.

We solved all the problems already, she told Action 4 TMs Ryan Wolf.

But there TMs another problem discovered by the Food Patrol.

Click on the video link to see what the Food Patrol discovered in this week TMs Food 4 Thought.

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Weekly Low Performer List: (total # of demerits)

McAllenE & B Elotes 5012 Auburn (35) *Dog, Flies, Food on Floor*China Caf 4713 N 10th (3) *Live and dead roaches*

Weekly Top Performer List: (0 demerits)

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