Mexico Lindo, 4010 South St.: 14 demerits for discarded cheese slices, lack of food covered in cooler,s leftovers dates, hand towels needed in bathrooms, discarded knife, weatherproof back door, repair floor or vent areas.
China Star, 4604 North St. Suite #120: 13 demerits for keep boxes and buckets of foods stored off cooler and freezer floors, two sharply dented cans, move fly strips away from food prep area, weatherproof back door, provide thermometers for all coolers and freezers, keep ice scoop in clean container, keep ice scoop handle out of ice bin, keep dumpster lids closed, keep equipment and vent hood areas clean and wiped down, employees in food prep area need hair restraints.
Island Seafood, 3805 South St.: 11 demerits for discarded one milk, cannot store boex of food on freezers floor, cole slaw needs datemarking, provide thermometer for cook.
Barnhill's, 3217 North St.: 10 demerits for discarded one sour cream, provide thermometers for all coolers and freezers, discarded one knife, shield guards needed in food prep area for lights repair or replace any missing or damaged ceiling tiles.
Donut Palace, 709 University Drive: Nine demerits for label spray bottles, test strips needed, provide thermometers for all coolers and freezers.
Napolis Italian Restaurant, 2119 North St.: Seven demerits for use by date needed on ham, provide thermometers for all coolers and freezers, keep dumpster lids closed and have scattered trash picked up around dumpster.
Jack in the Box, 2015 North St.: Six demerits for keep path to handwash sink unimpeded, toilet paper needed in men's restroom.
Papa John's Pizza, 2702 North St.: Six demerits for need test strips, replace one knife and one spatula, keep dumpster lids closed, keep vents clean and equipment clean of excess dust and lint.
Check Point #11 Deli and Grill, 107 North St.: Four demerits for datemark sandwiches.
Auntie Pasta's Restaurant, 211 Old Tyler Rd.: Four demerits for employee drinks in food prep area need to be covered with lid and straw or be in non-spillable sealed container, cannot use cup or glass to scoop ice out of ice maker.
Donut Palace, 1822 South St.: Four demerits for re-label hourly charts.
Szechuan Restaurant, 3308 North St.: Four demerits for keep containers of foods stored off freezer floor.
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