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Health Scores

From staff reports

Donut Palace, 11258 Hwy. 12 in Mauriceville received a health score of 78 out of a possible 100 during a recent routine inspection.

Score: 78

Demerits included: Sausage, boudin found at unsafe conditions and not having a policy on holding foods at room temperatures. Meat was found stored above raw donuts inside coolers. Plumbing under sinks need repair. No dates or thermometers found. Soap needed at hand washing sink, food being stored in plastic grocery bags. Employee drinks without lid and straw. Pan liners for kolaches being used more than once. Vent-a-hood, fryers and grill in need of being cleaned of old foods.

Other Scores:

  • Ming’s Buffet

840 North Main Street, Vidor

Score: 80

Demerits included: Improper food storage. Cover all foods. Dirty dishes, improper storage of air filters, to date all foods. Soap needed at hand washing sinks. Food stored inside plastic grocery bags. Fly strips hanging from ceiling. Employee drinks without lid and straw found manager’s foods with public foods. Thawing shrimp inside a bucket of water. Equipment and shelves throughout need to be cleaned of old foods. Employee restroom in need of being cleaned.

 

  • Noah’s Seafood Kitchen

950 North Main Street, Vidor

Score: 86

Demerits included: Chemicals not approved for food service found in kitchen, no hot water found inside restroom sink. Dates needed on all products. Plastic grocery bags were used to store foods inside cooler/freezer. Flat top grill needs to be cleaned- object found that inspector could not identify found on top. Vent -a -hood, storage racks and sides of fryer’s/flat top frill need to be cleaned of old grease. More general cleaning is required.

 

  • Super Star Food Mart

420 South Main Street, Vidor

Score: 88

Demerits included: Inside of cappuccino machine and floors inside walk-in cooler need to be cleaned of old foods, no hot water found inside restrooms, no dates were found on the sandwiches inside reach-in cooler. Hot water required on all hand washing stations.

 

  • Stateline Chevron

2323 Lutcher Drive, Orange

Score: 89

Demerits include: Gasket at walk-in cooler door needs to be replaced, all drinks are required to be stored six inches off the floor inside walk-in cooler and in storage room. Floors under shelves, inside walk-in cooler need to be cleaned of trash. Store recently sold and under new ownership and management.

 

  • McDonalds #4110

1710 North 16th Street, Orange

Score: 90

Demerits included:

Dates needed on all product, several broken dishes found, employee with ear buds, vent-a-hoods, area around fryers, floors, storage racks and containers need to be cleaned of old foods, drink dispensers need to be cleaned daily- found slime on outside.

 

  • Star Stop #5

1104 Burton Avenue, Orange

Score: 92

Demerits included: Mold found on the slushi machines, no hot water was found inside restroom sinks. Drinks being stored on floor inside storage room- need to be six inches off the floor. A bed was found inside storage room – need to remove from store.

 

  • Dollar General

2500 MLK Drive, Orange

Score: 92

Demerits included: Dented cans found throughout. No hot water inside restrooms. Shelves inside the milk cooler and shelves on front sale floor need to be cleaned of old foods. Floors throughout need to be cleaned of dirt and missing ceiling tiles were found. Employee restroom needs to be cleaned; more cleaning and organizing is needed at this location. Restrooms and front freezers need to be repaired and in working condition.

 

  • Smokers Express

1050 16th Street, Orange

Score: 95

Demerits included: Drink dispensers inside of ice machine and slushi machines need to be cleaned of mold/slime, floors inside walk-in cooler need to be cleaned of dirt. Several gnats found under drink dispenser-pest management needs to retreat.

 

  • Dollar Tree # 1193

170 Strickland Drive, Orange

Score: 96

Demerits included: Soap in needed inside restroom and paper towels can not be stored on top of the toilet – need a dispenser. All foods inside walk-in cooler/freezer and inside storage room need to be stored six inches off the floor. Back storage room needs to be cleaned and organized.

 

  • Judice’s Cafe

2045 Texas Avenue, Bridge City

Score: 97

Demerits included: Heating element on inside of reach-in freezer is broken and needs to be repaired. Several damage/broken containers/dishes found. Vent-A-Hood and Area around fryers need to be cleaned of old grease. Inside of ice machine needs to be cleaned of mold/slime.

 

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

  • The Enchanted Cottage

2908 B Mac Arthur Drive, Orange

 

  • Bridge City Intermediate

1029 West Roundbunch Road, Bridge City

 

  • Vidor Middle School

2500 Hwy. 12,Vidor

 

  • Kid’s Castle

100 Parkside Place Drive, Bridge City

 

  • Mauriceville Middle School

19952 Hwy. 1130, Mauriceville

 

  • West Orange Elementary

2605 MLK Drive, Orange

 

  • Little Cypress Elementary

5725 Meeks Drive, Orange

 

  • Little Cypress Junior High

6765 FM1130, Orange

 

  • Little Cypress High School

7565 North Hwy. 87,Orange

 

The following locations passed pre-opening inspections:

  • Oza’s Diner

1907-B MacArthur Drive, Orange