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This Week on DineSafe: Joy Bistro, Amaya Express, Kensington Natural Bakery, Time Square Diner

This week on DineSafe Atwina Marfo, a butcher on Morningside, was shut down for a rodent infestation. While that was the only red card to be doled out, also on the hit list with a conditional pass were Joy Bistro and the Amaya Express in First Canadian Place. Tsk. Tsk.

Follow along to see which other restaurants landed on DineSafe this week.

Joy Bistro (884 Queen Street East)
Inspected on: November 23, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 3, Significant: 3)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Friendly Magnolia (548 College Street)
Inspected on: November 24, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 3 (Minor: 1, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated.

Amaya Express (100 King Street West)
Inspected on: November 26, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 2 (Minor: 2, Significant: 2)
Crucial infractions include:N/A

Atwina Marfo Enterprises (287 Morningside Avenue)
Inspected on: November 26, 2015
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 3 (Minor: 1, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to prevent a rodent infestation.

Kensington Natural Bakery (460 Bloor Street West)
Inspected on: November 26, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 3 (Minor: 1, Significant: 2)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Time Square Diner (531 Wilson Heights Boulevard)
Inspected on: November 25, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 2, Significant: 1, Crucial: 3)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to ensure premises cleaned to prevent food contamination. Operator fail to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated. Operator fail to maintain hazardous food(s) at 4C (40F) or colder.

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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