(Orange, Texas)

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April 21, 2014

Health Scores

ORANGE — The Orange County Health Code and Compliance Inspector recently visited 20 food service businesses in the county with 13 receiving a score of 100 for no violations present during the inspections. Ruby’s Cafe, 18017 State Hwy. 62 South in Orange, passed a pre-opening inspection.

Church’s Chicken, 7409 Interstate 10 East in Orange, received an 80 out of a possible 100 during a recent inspection. The restaurant received demerits for the following violations: The need of hair restraints, an employee with artificial nails, hair found on the fry scoop, several gnats at the dry storage area and for not having a certified food manager on staff. The restaurant was given 30 to get certification. The report noted an employee did remove the fry scoop and clean it during the inspection.

A+ Seafood, 1609 16th Street in Orange, received a 93 for the need to date all foods inside the coolers and freezers as well as no soap found at the hand-washing station.

West Orange Middle School received a 97 and given 30 days to acquire certification for a certified food manager. Orange County Health Code and Compliance Inspector James Scales said in a previous article published by the Orange Leader that the district was aware of the situation and addressing the issue. The district uses a private company for food services. The school district is using a new company this year and in the process of acquiring the required Certified Food Manager certificate.

Texas Country Store #2, 7411 Interstate 10 in Orange, received a 97 during a recent inspection for mold found on the drink dispensers and slushi machines.

The following locations had zero violations and received a perfect score of 100:

• Orangefield Junior High School

7745 Sand Bar Road, Orangefield.

• Little Cypress Elementary School

5725 Meeks Drive, Orange

• Bridge City Middle School

300 Bower Street, Bridge City

• Vidor Middle School

2500 State Hwy. 12 in Vidor

• Vidor High School

300 Orange Street, Vidor

• Orange Community Action

103 5th Street, Orange

• Dollar General #14785

5725 16th Street, Orange

• Dollar General #13471

4080 Farm To Market Road 105, Vidor

• Oak Forest Elementary School

2400 State Hwy. 12 in Vidor

• Vidor Elementary School

400 East Railroad, Vidor

• Main Street Seafood

953 North Main Street, Vidor

• Mauriceville Elementary School

20040 Farm to Market Road 1130, Mauriceville

• Little Cypress Jr. High

6765 Farm to Market Road 1130, Orange

• Bridge City Intermediate School

• 1029 West Roundbunch Road, Bridge City


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