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This Week on DineSafe: Tika, Starbucks, Hogtown Smoke, Druxy's, Pizza Pizza, Freshii

This week on DineSafe, a number of chain restaurants landed in hot water with Toronto city health inspectors. Druxy's, Starbucks and Pizza Pizza were just among a few of the spots busted.

Learn which other Toronto restaurants got in trouble with health inspectors this week on DineSafe.

Hogtown Smoke (1959 Queen St. East)
  • Inspected on: September 10, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 3 (Minor: 2, Significant: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
Pizza Pizza (330 Wilson Ave.)
  • Inspected on: September 10, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 3 (Minor: 1, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Failed to ensure food handler in food premise washes hands as necessary to prevent contamination of food.
Second Cup (808 York Mills Rd.)
  • Inspected on: September 10, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 1 (Significant: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
Druxy's (610 University Ave.)
  • Inspected on: September 11, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
  • Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 3, Crucial: 3)
  • Crucial infractions include: Food premise maintained in manner permitting health hazard, food premise maintained in manner permitting adverse effect on food and food premise maintained in manner to permit contamination of single-service article.
Freshii (3333 Yonge St.)
  • Inspected on: September 11, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 1, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Maintained potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4°C and 60°C
Greek & Co. (756 Queen St. West)
  • Inspected on: September 11, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 4 (Significant: 2, Crucial: 2)
  • Crucial infractions include: Refrigerated potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature above 4°C and failed to ensure storage pallets designed to protect against contamination.
Sultan of Samosas (1 Oak St.)
  • Inspected on: September 11, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 4 (Significant: 4)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
Bang Bang Burrito (366 Bloor St. West)
  • Inspected on: September 12, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 3, Significant: 2)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
KFC (2296 Eglinton Ave. West)
  • Inspected on: September 12, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 1 (Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Maintained potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4°C and 60°C.
Big Smoke Burger (3401 Dufferin St.)
  • Inspected on: September 13, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 1, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Offered for sale potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4°C and 60°C.
Hong Shing Chinese Restaurant (195 Dundas St. West)
  • Inspected on: September 13, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 3, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Failed to protect food from contamination or adulteration.
Bloomer's (873 Bloor St. West)
  • Inspected on: September 13, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 2 (Minor: 1, Significant: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
Second Cup (475 Yonge St.)
  • Inspected on: September 13, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 2, Significant: 2)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
Jules Bistro (147 Spadina Ave.)
  • Inspected on: September 14, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 1, Significant: 5)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
Starbucks (1320 Castlefield Ave.)
  • Inspected on: September 14, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 3 (Minor: 1, Significant: 2)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
Tika Tea House (675 Yonge St.)
  • Inspected on: September 14, 2018
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 2 (Significant: 2)
  • 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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