Food establishments closed by health inspectors - see photo evidence of food safety and health hazard infractions - Health Inspector's Notebook
Kitchen counter - Improper food storage & contaminated ice
Kitchen - Cooking area with dirty & mouldy walls, no soap & paper and no running water supply at the hand sink
Kitchen - Refrigerator not working, raw meat on top of ready-to-eat food, food items not covered to prevent contamination.
Kitchen - Dirty floor, walls, equipment, utensils placed on dirty floor surface, raw meat in dish washing sinks.
Kitchen - Raw meat left at room temperature in sink with a blocked drain. Sewage backing up into sink (left side)
Refrigeration unit - Boxes of meat stored on dirty floor surface, food not covered to prevent contamination
Garbage storage behind restaurant - Spoiled food, liquid waste, garbage and junks blocking hallway (also a fire hazard), flies, cockroaches, mice & rats found.
Dish washing room - Dead rat under the sink
Food storage area - Live cockroach on food
Check out this CBC Marketplace video & join Health Inspector Jim on an inspection trip and see gross sanitary conditions in some restaurants and the way your food is being handled by some restaurant staff.
Closures by health inspector usually get front page media coverage
Photos in this article - Property of Jim Chan (copy right)
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