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This Week on DineSafe: Celebrity Hot Pot, Ka Chi, Hermes Bakery, Caribbean Queen, Fong On Foods

The streak of no closures is over after Toronto DineSafe inspectors found cause to close Fong On Foods in Kensington Market for a pest and rodent infestation. Better get your soybean milk and tofu pudding somewhere else this week.

See which other establishments landed on DineSafe hit list.

Blue Fig Mediterranean (555 University Ave.)
Inspected on: May 19, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 1 (Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Fail to reheat cooked hazardous food for hot holding for at least 15 seconds during the reheating process that is at least as high as the required minimum internal temperature for that particular food.

Fong On Foods (46 Kensington Ave. )
Inspected on: May 20, 2015
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 4, Significant: 4, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to prevent an insect infestation.

Cake House Bakery (2300 Lawrence Ave. East)
Inspected on: May 21, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 2, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to maintain hazardous foods at 60C (140F) or hotter.

Made In China Hot Pot (3280 Midland Ave.)
Inspected on: May 20, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 9 (Minor: 3, Significant: 4, Crucial: 2)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated. Operator fail to maintain hazardous food(s) at 4C (40F) or colder.

Hermes Bakery (2885 Bathurst St. )
Inspected on: May 20, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 1, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to wash hands when required.

Caribbean Queen (300 Borough Dr.)
Inspected on: May 20, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 2, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to wash hands when required.

Ka Chi Korean Restaurant (585 Bloor St. West)
Inspected on: May 20, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 1, Significant: 3, Crucial: 4)
Crucial infractions include: Employee fail to wash hands when required. Operator fail to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated. Operator fail to maintain hazardous food(s) at 4C (40F) or colder. Operator fail to maintain hazardous foods at 60C (140F) or hotter.

Celebrity Hot Pot (254 Spadina Ave.)
Inspected on: May 21, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 3 (Minor: 2, Significant: 1)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Note: The above businesses each received infractions from DineSafe as originally reported on the DineSafe site. This does not imply that any of these businesses have not subsequently corrected the issue and received a passing grade by DineSafe inspectors. For the latest status for each of the mentioned businesses, including details on any subsequent inspections, please be sure to check the DineSafe site.


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