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This Week on DineSafe: Hakka Legend, Hakka Bros, Banh Mi Nguyen Huong, Alexandria

This week on DineSafe two Hakka restaurants in Toronto landed in hot water after city health inspectors slapped them with yellow cards. Some of the worst infractions included failing to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated and failing to maintain hazardous foods.

Find out which other restaurants got in trouble with city health inspectors this week.

Alexandria (1940 Lawrence Ave. East)
  • Inspected on: April 3, 2017
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 3, Significant: 3)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
Hakka Legend (2058 Ellesmere Rd.)
  • Inspected on: April 3, 2017
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 1, Significant: 2, Crucial: 2)
  • Crucial infractions include: Operator failed to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated and Operator fail to maintain hazardous foods.
Banh Mi Nguyen Huong (322 Spadina Ave.)
  • Inspected on: April 4, 2017
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 3 (Minor: 2, Significant: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
By The Slice (861 York Mills Rd.)
  • Inspected on: April 4, 2017
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 7 (Minor: 2, Significant: 4, Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Operator failed to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated.
Hakka Bros (3685 Keele St.)
  • Inspected on: April 5, 2017
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 4, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Operator failed to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated.
Royale Fine Dining Banquet (648 Silver Star Blvd.)
  • Inspected on: April 6, 2017
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 3, Significant: 3)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
Sichuan Ren (5195 Yonge St.)
  • Inspected on: April 6, 2017
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 7 (Minor: 2, Significant: 4, Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Operator failed to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated.

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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