Howard County Food Inspection Report

February 02, 2000

The Howard County Health Department regularly inspects food establishments. Violation of any of eight "critical items" -- those most likely to contribute to food-borne illness -- requires immediate correction or closure of the facility.

Of 397 facilities inspected from Jan. 11 to Jan. 24, five were cited for such violations and corrected the problem immediately. The numbers after the restaurant names and addresses correspond to descriptions below:

Bombay Peacock Grill, 10005 Old Columbia Road, Columbia (2)

Burger King, 9195 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City (4, 5)

Friendly's, 6375 Dobbin Road (5)

Red River Barbeque Grille, 6201 Columbia Crossing Circle, Columbia (2, 4)

Wings To Go, 8765 Centre Park Drive, Columbia (2)

1. Food obtained from approved sources.

2. Food protected from contamination, spoilage and adulteration.

3. Food workers: proper hand-washing; restricted if have infection or diarrhea.

4. Potentially hazardous foods properly cooled and refrigerated; adequate refrigeration equipment provided.

5. Potentially hazardous foods held to proper hot and cold temperatures; adequate equipment provided.

6. Potentially hazardous foods cooked and reheated properly; adequate equipment provided.

7. Potable hot and cold running water provided.

8. Sewage properly discharged.

Information: 410-313-2642.

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