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This week on DineSafe: 241 Pizza, Barcaro Italian, Flatiron and Firkin, Mai Thai, MBCo, Oakwood Café, Oja, The Spot

This week on DineSafe, there was a chance you got more than an extra pie with your pizza purchase up by Jane and Finch. Yes, 2-4-1 Pizza got the red for an apparent insect infestation, as did Flatiron and Firkin down by Church and Front for a rodent problem; this was not the week for chain eats, in other words. MBCo was also on the DineSafe offenders list this week, carrying on its unsettling trend of repeated conditional passes. Here's a closer look at some of the reports on DineSafe this week.

2 4 1 Pizza (Jane/Finch)
Inspected on: September 20
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 4, Significant: 2, Crucial: 2)
Condition(s) for closure: Operator fail to prevent an insect infestation

Barcaro Italian Eatery (Wellington)
Inspected on: September 20
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 3, Significant: 4, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Inadequate food temperature control

Flatiron and Firkin
Inspected on: September 18
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 3, Significant: 4, Crucial: 1)
Condition(s) for closure: Operator fail to prevent a rodent infestation

Mai Thai
Inspected on: September 19
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 3, Significant: 3, Crucial: 2)
Crucial infractions include: Inadequate food temperature control, failure to protect food from contamination

MBCo
Inspected on: September 20
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 0, Significant: 3, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to ensure/provide for proper employee hygiene/handwashing

Oakwood Cafe
Inspected on: September 18
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 9 (Minor: 1, Significant: 7, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to protect food from contamination

Oja
Inspected on: September 18
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 3, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Inadequate pest control

The Spot
Inspected on: September 20
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 7 (Minor: 3, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Inadequate food temperature control


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