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Two restaurants in Seneca County had double-digit health code violations in most recent inspection

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Two restaurants in Seneca County had double-digit violations in their most recent health code inspections.

During a Standard/Critical Control Point Inspection on December 11, an inspector from the Seneca County General Health District found 19 violations (6 critical and 13 non-critical) at Golden Crown, 126 Dwight Street, Tiffin.

Among those critical violations were:

  • Uncovered container of sauce sitting on bottom shelf in kitchen, not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging, and segregation.
  • Bean sprouts were observed sitting out, not refrigerated.
  • No hot water at hand sink located in waitress area.
  • Several items not properly date-marked.

A manager at Golden Crown told TiffinOhio.net News that their team is working on addressing all violations in a timely manner, adding that some have already been corrected.

In a Standard/Critical Control Point Inspection conducted on December 12, an inspector from the Seneca County General Health District found 18 violations (10 critical and 8 non-critical) at American Table Family Restaurant, 603 Plaza Drive, Fostoria.

Those critical violations include:

  • Improper bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat foods. Toast was seen being buttered with bare hands.
  • Raw eggs were stored above ready-to-eat foods, not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging, and segregation.
  • Several items not properly date-marked.
  • When asked about reheating procedures, inspector was told foods are “reheated to a temperature of 135 F. To prevent bacterial growth, the internal temperature of foods being reheated needs to reach 165 F or higher within 2 hours. After being reheated to 165 F, then they can be maintained at 135 F or higher.”
  • Equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean.

A manager at American Table Family Restaurant told TiffinOhio.net News that they have already addressed the issues from the report, and that “all criticals were corrected.”

To see these full reports and browse other establishments, click here to go to the Seneca County General Health District website.

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