DineSafe Toronto

This week on DineSafe: Gourmet Pizza, Shoeless Joe's, Il Fornello, FV Foods

It was a troubling week on Toronto's DineSafe database. If you love FV Foods, I'm sorry to have to inform you that it's been forced to close due to "gross unsanitary conditions" on top of food safety infractions involving temperature control maintenance. The establishment also failed to perform adequate pest control.

FV Foods was the only closure this week, but 19 other restaurants received conditional passes following their inspections for such delicious mistakes like failure to wash hands and keep food cold enough.

FV Foods(280 Wilson Ave.)
Inspected on: May 15
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 12 (Minor: 4, Significant: 5 Crucial: 3)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to prevent gross unsanitary conditions, failure to thoroughly re-heat hazardous food items, failure to maintain hazardous foods at 60 C (140 F) or hotter.

Gourmet Pizza (133 Roncesvalles Ave.)
Inspected on: May 16
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 1, Significant: 3, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated.

Il Fornello (214 King St. W.)
Inspected on: May 16
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 4 (Significant: 3, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to maintain hazardous foods at 4 C (40 F) or colder.

Shoeless Joe's (856 Eglinton Ave. E.)
Inspected on: May 16
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 3, Significant: 5)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Tabaq Restaurant (50 Danforth Rd.)
Inspected on: May 15
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 1, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated.

Pho Mi Asia (1008 Wilson Ave.)
Inspected on: May 14
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 9 (Minor: 2, Significant: 4, Crucial: 3)
Crucial infractions include: Employee failed to wash hands when required, failure to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated, failure to maintain hazardous foods at 4 C (40 F) or colder.

Gourmet Burger (9 Charles St.)
Inspected on: May 15
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 1, Significant: 4, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to maintain hazardous foods at 4 C (40 F) or colder.

JJJ Caribbean Restaurant (2180 Eglinton Ave.)
Inspected on: May 14
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 3, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to maintain hazardous foods at 60 C (140 F) or hotter.


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