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January 22, 2013

Expired food items pulled from several area stores

ORANGE — Orange County Health inspector recently inspected Sonic #5783, 11786 Highway 62 North in Mauriceville. The restaurant received a 100 out of a possible 100.

Other scores include:

• Zapco Food Mart located at 18548 Highway 62 South in Orange. Score: 86. Demerits are for name and address needed on all bags of ice sold, need to date and label all foods in coolers, eighteen expired items on the shelves, chemicals being stored above paper towels and mold was found on the slushy-machine.

• Stop N Drive #21 located at 1510 Texas Avenue in Bridge City. Score: 96. Demerits are for 60 expired items on the shelves.

• Kwick Stop #4 located at 3110 16th Street in Orange. Score: 96. Demerits are for 80 expired items on the shelves.

• Vidor Supperette #2 located at 2410 North Main Street in Vidor. Score: 88. Demerits are for name and address needed on all bags of ice sold, 108 expired items on the shelves, and no hot water in the store.

• Valero Corner Store # 969 located at 1010 North Main Street in Vidor. Score: 96. Demerits are for 21 expired items on the shelves.

• Fastlane #14 located at 695 West Railroad in Vidor. Score: 97.

• Dollar General #12697 located at 1752 Highway 12 in Vidor. Score: 100.

• Big M’s Exxon Station located at 1918-A Strickland Drive in Orange. Score: 93. Demerits are for 39 expired items on the shelves.

• Shipley’s Donuts located at 2913 MacArthur Drive in Orange. Score: 100.

• CVS Pharmacy #6381 located at 2425 North 16th Street in Orange. Score: 97.

• Valero Corner Store #377 located at 7253 Interstate 10 East in Orange. Score: 96. Demerits are for several expired items on the shelf.

• IB Cheapers located at 11365 Highway 12 in Mauriceville. Score: 74. Demerits are for friend chicken and burritos not at safe temperatures, name and address needed on all bags of ice sold, bags of ice on the floor in the cooler, bait shrimp stored next to bas of ice, dishes found in the hand-washing sink, mice feces found in storage area, mold found on drink dispensers, the cappuccino machine in need of being cleaned and 196 expired items on the shelves.

• Texas Food Store located at 305 Burton Ave. in Orange. Score: 89. Demerits are for name and address needed on all bags of ice sold, 81 expired items on the shelves, and mold found inside the slushy machine.

• LCM Mart located at 8270 North 16th Street in Orange. Score: 93. Demerits are for 59 expired items on the shelves and mold found on drink dispensers.

• Sonic Drive In located at 3103 North 16th Street in Orange. Score: 94. Demerits are for the walk-in cooler not keeping the correct temperature, mold found on drink dispensers, and in need of cleaning the outside of all equipment in kitchen and food prep areas.

• Diamond Shamrock #290 located at 3900 North 16th Street in Orange. Score: 100.

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