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This Week on DineSafe: Tim Hortons, PG Clucks, Pizza Pizza, Pancho's Bakery, Mi Taco

This week on DineSafe, we discovered that, in addition to a popular pho joint being shut down by Toronto health inspectors, a number of well-known chains also landed in some hot water. Tim Hortons, Pizza Pizza and Big Smoke Burger all landed conditional passes upon inspection.

Learn what other local restaurants were busted by Toronto health inspectors this week on DineSafe.

Hula Girl (2473 Dundas St. West)
  • Inspected on: September 16, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 2, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Displayed potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4°C and 60°C.
Mashion Bakery (345 Spadina Ave.)
  • Inspected on: September 16, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 2, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Failed to protect food from contamination or adulteration.
Mi Taco (247 Queen St. West)
  • Inspected on: September 16, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 3, Significant: 4, Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Failed to ensure food handler in food premise washes hands as necessary to prevent contamination of food.
Pizza Pizza (328 Bloor St. West)
  • Inspected on: September 16, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 4 (Significant: 3, Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Failed to protect food from contamination or adulteration.
Timothy's World Coffee (595 Bay St.)
  • Inspected on: September 16, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 1 (Significant: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
Baton Rouge (520 Progress Ave.)
  • Inspected on: September 17, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 3, Significant: 3)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
The Davenport (440 Christie St.)
  • Inspected on: September 17, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 1, Significant: 3, Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Failed to protect food from contamination or adulteration.
Hero Certified Burgers (100 Queen St. West)
  • Inspected on: September 17, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 3 (Significant: 1, Crucial: 2)
  • Crucial infractions include: Handled ice in unsanitary manner and failed to protect food from contamination or adulteration.
The Dog & Bear (1100 Queen St. West)
  • Inspected on: September 18, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 2, Significant: 3, Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Failed to protect food from contamination or adulteration.
Imperfect Eats (312 Adelaide St. West)
  • Inspected on: September 18, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 3, Significant: 1, Crucial: 2)
  • Crucial infractions include: Maintained potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4°C and 60°C and failed to ensure food handler in food premise refrains from conduct that could result in contamination of food.
PG Clucks (384 Bloor St. West)
  • Inspected on: September 18, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 1 (Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Failed to ensure food handler in food premise washes hands as necessary to prevent contamination of food.
Pizza Pizza (1837 Finch Ave. West)
  • Inspected on: September 18, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 3 (Minor: 1, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: Maintained potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4°C and 60°C.
Big Smoke Burger (1 Dundas St. West)
  • Inspected on: September 19, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 1, Significant: 1, Crucial: 2)
  • Crucial infractions include: Stored ice in unsanitary manner and handled ice in unsanitary manner.
Pancho's Bakery (1017 Dufferin St.)
  • Inspected on: September 19, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 1 (Significant: 1)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
Pearl Diver (100 Adelaide St. East)
  • Inspected on: September 19, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 2, Significant: 6)
  • Crucial infractions include: N/A
Tim Hortons (537 Parliament St.)
  • Inspected on: September 19, 2019
  • Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
  • Number of infractions: 1 (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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