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This Week on DineSafe: Ginger, What A Bagel, Freshii, An Sibin Pub, Ebi Sushi Izakaya, Gobo Sushi

DineSafe inspectors closed down two Toronto restaurants this week. Ginger on Yonge Street and What A Bagel on Spadina were both briefly shuttered for failure to prevent insect infestations. Two closures in a week is actually quite rare, so perhaps kitchen cleaners are guilty of taking some early holidays (something one can't accuse the food police of, apparently).

Read on to find out which other restaurants landed on DineSafe this week.

Ebi Sushi Izakaya (867 Bloor Street West)
Inspected on: December 7, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 3, Significant: 1)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Freshii (444 Yonge Street)
Inspected on: December 7, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 1, Significant: 4)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

What A Bagel (421 Spadina Rd.)
Inspected on: December 7, 2015
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 3, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to prevent an insect infestation.

Ginger (695 Yonge Street)
Inspected on: December 9, 2015
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 4, Significant: 3, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to prevent an insect infestation.

An Sibin Pub (709 Queen Street East)
Inspected on: December 10, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 2, Significant: 2)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Gobo Sushi (836 College Queen Street)
Inspected on: December 10, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 2, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated.

Hazel's Diner (523 Mount Pleasant Road)
Inspected on: December 11, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 3 (Minor: 1, Significant: 2)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

CORRECTION NOTICE: When this article was initially published the What A Bagel location was mistakenly identified as 130 Spadina Avenue instead of 421 Spadina Road. The infractions did occur at the 421 Spadina Road location as detailed here. We apologize for this error.

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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