orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

June 29, 2013

Improper storage of raw chicken lowers health scores

Dawn Burleigh
The Orange Leader

ORANGE — LaCantina Mexican Grill located at 2709 MacArthur Drive in Orange, received a 93 out of a possible 100 during a recent health code inspection. The demerits are for storing raw chicken above the ice cream mix in the walk-in cooler and several ‘clean’ dishes with old foods on them. The manager pulled all the dishes to be rewashed.



Other scores include:

• Crawdad’s located at 11845 Hwy. 62 in Mauriceville. Score: 97. Demerits are for mold/slime found inside the ice machine.

• Kwick Stop #1 Valero located at 2000 Texas Avenue in Bridge City. Score: 96. Demerits are for several expired items on the shelves.

• Robert’s Steakhouse located at 3720 West Park Ave. in Orange. Score: 94. Demerits are for several flies throughout, racks inside coolers in need of being cleaned and repaired and ceiling above the dishwasher in need of being cleaned.

• Star Stop #4 Exxon Deli located at 1415 16th Street in Orange. Score: 86. Demerits are for in need of the store name and address on all bags of ice sold, several expired items on the shelves, soap and towels needed at the hand-washing station, and slime found inside the ice machine.

• Gary’s Coffee Shop located at 2045 Texas Avenue in Bridge City. Score: 97. Demerits are for air vents in the kitchen and prep area in need of being cleaned.

• Dollar Plus located at 100500 North Hwy. 87 in Orange. Score: 96. Demerits are for several expired items on the shelves.

• Walmart Grocery #777 located at 3115 Edgar Brown Drive in West Orange. Score: 94. Demerits are for several gnats found in the produce area and racks inside the milk cooler in need of being cleaned.

• Walmart Bakery #777 located at 3115 Edgar Brown Drive in West Orange. Score: 97. Demerits are for a faucet the 3 compartment sink is in need of repairs.

• French Quarter Bar Grill located at 500 South Street #1000 in Vidor. Score: 96. Demerits are for an employee’s drink found without a lid or straw sitting on the prep table.

• Super Stop #3 located at 2745 Evangeline in Vidor. Score: 92. Demerits are for in need of the store name and address on all bags of ice sold and several expired items on the shelves.



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

• Walgreens #12355 located at 1790 Texas Ave. in Bridge City.

• Moz Grill/Crawdad’s located at 11845 Hwy. 62 North in Mauriceville.

• Luigi’s Italian Grill located at 3105 Edgar Brown Drive in Orange.

• Robert’s Meat Market located at 3720 West Park Ave. in Orange.

• Vidor High School (Summer Feeding Program) located at 300 Orange Street in Vidor.

• Vidor Junior High (Summer Feeding Program)  located at 945 North Tram Road in Vidor.

• Vidor Elementary School (Summer Feeding Program)  located at 400 East Railroad in Vidor.

• Showbiz Cinema Orange located at 3330 Bowling Lane in Orange.

• Dairy Queen located at 11785 North Hwy. 62 in Mauriceville.

• West Orange Elementary (Summer Feeding Program) located at 2605 MLK Drive in Orange.

• West Orange High School  (Summer Feeding Program) located at 1400 Newton Street in West Orange.