Food Inspection Report

September 19, 2001

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 establishment. Of the 37 facilities inspected from Aug. 7 to Sept. 3, eight were cited for such violations. The violations were corrected immediately. The numbers correspond to descriptions of items below:

Bagel Bin, 10451 Twin Rivers Road (5)

Chris Lunch Express, 6801 Douglas Legum Drive (3)

Dougal's Korner, 6641 Washington Blvd. (5)

High's No. 12, 2465 Route 97 (5)

High's No. 54, 7635 Murray Hill Drive (3)

McDonald's, 8700 Washington Blvd. (5)

Royal Farm Store, 4215 Montgomery Road (5)

Wellesley Inn & Suites, 8890 Stanford Blvd. (5)

1. Food obtained from approved sources.

2. Food protected from contamination, spoilage, adulteration.

3. Food workers: Proper hand-washing; restricted for infection or diarrhea.

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

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

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

7. Potable running water.

8. Sewage properly discharged.

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