Mice feces found at local fast food restaurant
Published 10:27 am Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Dawn Burleigh
The Orange Leader
Church’s Chicken #0218, located at 1322 16th Street in Orange, received a health score of 79 out of a possible 100 during a recent inspection. The restaurant received demerits for foods found uncovered and laying directly on top of a box inside the reach-in freezer, the ice dispenser and drink station in need of being cleaned, out of date foods found in the reach-in cooler and mice feces found throughout. The health code inspector noted the score does not reflect the condition of the store.
Hushpuppy’s Seafood, located at 1202 North Main Street in Vidor, received a health score of 80 out of a possible 100 during a recent health code inspection. Demerits included cooked rice at improper temperatures and an air conditioning unit dripping water into the counter next to gumbo and cooked rice. The health report noted the manager moved all foods off the counter. Other demerits included no water or paper towels at the handwashing station, several flies and gnats throughout the restaurant, foods stored on the floor in the walk-in freezer and several areas in need of being cleaned of old foods. The health report noted all broken and or unused equipment outside needs to be discarded and follow-up inspections are required at the location.
- Chicken Express
2250 Texas Ave., Bridge City
Demerits included improper jewelry and hair restraints needed, sanitized cloths being stored on the counter, and several areas throughout in need of being cleaned of old food and grease.
- Snack Shack
13246 N. Hwy. 87, Orange
Demerits included paper towels needed at all handwashing stations.
- Sammy’s Stop
2016 Pine Bark Blvd., Orange
Demerits included several expired food items on the shelves, and name and address required on all bags of ice sold.
501 N. 16th Street, Orange
Demerits included a front reach in cooler holding water, dates needed on all products, area around grill, floor under equipment, walls, and other areas in need of being cleaned of old foods and grease.
- Subway #45489
10383 Hwy. 12 Suite 20, Mauriceville
Demerits included chemicals improperly stored, and no food handler certification.
- Texas Snostorms
2202 MacArthur Drive, Orange
Demerits included the need for hair restraints, shelves and floor in need of being cleaned of old foods, and current health inspection report need to be posted in front of store.
- Mauriceville Fuel Stop
11845 Hwy. 62, Mauriceville
Demerits included no hot water in restroom, the need to display current food service permit and health inspection report.
- Panthers Den-M Fuel Stop
11845 Hwy. 62 North, Mauriceville
Demerits included water dripping from air vents, damaged ceiling tiles throughout deli, and current health inspection report in need of being posted.
- Walmart Deli #777
3115 Edgar Brown Drive, Orange
Demerits included prepackaged boiled eggs inside reach in cooler on sales floor at improper temperatures, all meat and cheese slicers in need of being cleaned of old foods, and several areas in need of repair such as missing floor grout.
- Showbiz Cinema Orange
3330 Bowling Lane, Orange
Demerits included no hot water found inside restroom and handwashing signs not posted a hand washing station.
- Joann’s Family Kitchen
1111 Green Ave., Orange
Demerits included baked chicken and gravy at improper temperatures, and storage shelves as well as inside cooler and freezers in need of being cleaned of old foods.
- Cardinal Snow Cone Stand
215 Hebert Street, Bridge City
Demerits included the need for hair restraints, handwashing signs not posted at handwashing station and the need to post current food service permit and health inspection reports in front of the stand.
- Bobcat Snowcone Stand
9008 FM 105, Orangefield
Demerits included paint being stored above bags of sugar in back store room, and the need to post current food service permit and health inspection reports in front of the stand.
- H & K Snowcones
7863 Business Row, Orange
Demerits are for the need of hair restraints.
- LaQuinta Inn and Suites
2220 Hwy. 62 South, Orange
Demerits included sausage with white gravy at improper temperatures.
- Sonic Drive In
1265 Texas Ave., Bridge City
Demerits included the need to cover and date all foods inside coolers and freezers, several gnats found inside the restaurant, and several areas throughout in need of being cleaned of old foods, an employee cell phone and drink improperly stored and an employee with a nose ring.
- Charlotte’s Shaved Ice
110 South Main Street, Vidor
Demerits included hair restraints and first aid kit needed.
- Momma Nero’s Soul Food
2615 Western Ave., Orange
Demerits included eggs, potato salad at improper temperatures, defrosting raw chicken and fish inside the handwashing station, and paper towels needed at the handwashing station.
- West Orange High School
1400 Newton Street, Orange
Demerits are for several dead roaches found throughout kitchen.
- Whataburger #830
7241 Interstate 10 East, McLewis
Demerits included heads of lettuce being stored inside the sink next to dish water and dirty dishes, several flies found throughout and several areas including floors and shelves in need of being cleaned of old foods.
- Domino’s Pizza
2380 Texas Ave., Bridge City
Demerits included an employee drink without a lid or straw as well as floors, walls and air vents in need of being cleaned of old food and dirt.
- Cardinal Snow Cone Stand
810 West Roundbunch Road, Bridge City
Demerits included no hot water at two compartment sink, containers of syrup being stored on the floor and restrooms in need of being cleaned.
The following locations had zero violations and received a perfect score of 100:
- Vidor City Pool Conn Park
164 South Street, Vidor
- Vidor Junior High School
945 North Tram Road, Vidor
- Vidor Middle School
2500 Hwy. 12, Vidor
- Vidor High School
300 Orange Street, Vidor
- Brighter Beginnings Child Care
20144 FM 1130, Mauriceville
- West Orange Elementary
2605 MLK Drive, Orange
- Sweet Bee Boutique
2637 Texas Ave., Suite D, Bridge City
The following locations passed pre-opening inspections:
- Tuffy’s Eatery
11261 Hwy. 12, Mauriceville
- Wienerschnitzel #152
2420 MacArthur Drive, Orange
18635 Interstate 10, Vidor
- Auntie’s Annes Pretzes
3115 Edgar Brown Drive, Orange
- Kahuna Kev’s ‘Ono Ice
2235 North Main Street, Vidor
- Dawn’s Snow Cones
Mobile Unit – Orange