The Lunch Box at 1014 S. John Redditt: 26 demerits for hot hold at wrong temperature, food handler certifications not up to date, food needed to be dated and labeled, vents needed to be cleaned, floor drains needed to be cleaned, expired food needed to be removed, single-service items stored on the floor, food covered with garbage bags, hand sink not used for just hand washing, towels needed at hand sink, ice scoop stored improperly, wooden rolling pin needed to be removed, inside of ice machine needed to be cleaned.
Gammie's Pizza at 188 Hwy 177, Zavalla: 24 demerits for hot hold at wrong temperature, all food not from an approved source, back door not self-closing, household pesticides were present, leak at three-compartment sink needed to be repaired, thermometers needed for all freezers, food grade containers needed, inside of ice machine needed to be cleaned, and fountain drink machine needed to be cleaned.
Daily Donuts at 1010 S. John Redditt: 14 demerits for employee food handler certification not on site, areas under equipment needed to be cleaned, broken mop sink needed to be cleaned, hand sinks used for something other than hand washing, and sanitizer in dish washing sink not at required level.
Denny's at 1910 E. Denman Ave.: 13 demerits for hot hold at wrong temperature, food handler certification needed for all employees, floor drains needed to be cleaned, and areas under equipment needed to be cleaned.
Marble Slab Creamery at 1817 Tulane: 7 demerits for all sinks did not have continuous hot water and sanitizer in dish washing sink at wrong level.
Mom's Diner at 900 W. Frank: 7 demerits for areas under equipment needed to be cleaned, kitchen needed to be cleaned, vents needed to be cleaned, toxic items stored near single-service items, and structural issues needed to be repaired.
Zesty Burger at 400 W. Frank: 4 demerits for all food not covered or protected, ceiling vents needed to be cleaned, shelf under prep table needed to be cleaned, vent hood filters needed to be replaced, and mop sink needed to be repaired.
Bodacious BBQ at 521 S. Timberland: Bare wood under ice machine needed to be painted and small holes in pit room needed to be sealed.
Walmart Bakery at 2500 Daniel McCall: 4 demerits for food manager not on site.
Walmart Meat Market at 2500 Daniel McCall: 4 demerits for food manager not on site.
Walmart Deli at 2500 Daniel McCall: 4 demerits for food manager not on site.
Dairy Queen No. 3 at 301 N. John Redditt: 4 demerits for areas under shelves in storage room needed to be cleaned, floors in walk-in freezer needed to be cleaned, leak in ice machine needed to be repaired, cooler walk-in needed to be repaired, and wall beside walk-in cooler needed to be repainted.
The Cajun Oaks at 215 Gibson, Huntington: 7 demerits for bare wooden shelves needed to be painted, cabinets needed to be re-glossed or repainted, cloth chairs in kitchen needed to be removed, ice machine needed to be repaired, and hand sink not used just for hand washing.
Whataburger No. 82 at 421 N. Timberland Drive: 3 demerits for towels needed at hand sink.
Adams Crawfish at 711 Southwood: 0 demerits.
Golden Corral at 2401 S. First Street; 0 demerits.
Subway at 5772 Ted Trout: 0 demerits.
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt 4505 S. Medford, Suite 307: 0 demerits.
Berreles Fire Burger at 1005 S. Timberland: 0 demerits.
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