One central New York restaurant has several critical Health Department violations.

Health Inspectors in Oneida County found food stored on the floor, food not protected and contamination at the Buffalo Head Restaurant in Forestport.

Buffalo Head Restaurant
10626 North Lake Road, Forestport

Buffalo Head Restaurant was inspected on June 21, 2017, and the Health Department found several violations.

*Cross connections of ice and water; food not protected during storage, preparation, display, transportation, and service, from potential sources of contamination (e.g., food uncovered, mislabeled, stored on floor, missing or inadequate sneeze guards, food containers double stacked)
*Accurate thermometers were not available or used to evaluate refrigerated or heated storage temperatures
*Non-food contact surfaces and equipment improperly designed, constructed, installed, maintained (equipment not readily accessible for cleaning, surface not smooth finish)
*Non-food contact surfaces of equipment not clean

The Buffalo Head wasn't the only restaurant the Health Department found problems at in Oneida County.

Shorty's Sports Bar & Grill
1899 Genesee Street, Utica

On June 8, 2017, Health Inspectors found water and temperature violations.

*Cross connections of ice and water
*No accurate thermometers to evaluate potentially hazardous food temperatures during cooking, cooling, reheating and holding

Aerie #97 Fraternal Order Of E
10513 Cosby Manor Road, Utica

NYS Health Inspectors found spoiled food and other critical violations on June 1, 2017.

*Food from unapproved source, spoiled, adulterated on premises.
*Non-food contact surfaces of equipment not clean.

Wanna Play Cafe LLC
15 Auert Street, Utica

Wanna Play Cafe was written up by Health Officials on June 2, 2017.

*Cooked or prepared foods are subject to cross-contamination from raw foods.;

Twin Ponds Snack Bar
169 Main Street, New York Mills

On June 20, 2017, Health Inspectors see possible cross contamination.

*Cooked or prepared foods are subject to cross-contamination from raw foods.
*Potentially hazardous foods are not kept at or above 140oF during hot holding.

Hummus & Tabbuleh
675 Bleecker Street, Utica

On June 8, 2017, Hummus & Tabbuleh was cited by the NYS Health Depart for several critical violations.

*Cooked or prepared foods are subject to cross-contamination from raw foods.
*Food not protected during storage, preparation, display, transportation, and service, from potential sources of contamination (e.g., food uncovered, mislabeled, stored on floor, missing or inadequate sneeze guards, food containers double stacked).
*Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces.

Whitestown AM Leagon Post 1113
110 Main Street, Whitestown

Health Department Inspection finds several critical violations at Whitestown AM Leagon Post 1113 on June 14, 2017.

*Cooked or prepared foods are subject to cross-contamination from raw foods.
*Accurate thermometers not available or used to evaluate refrigerated or heated storage temperatures.

Joe's Pizza LLC
117 Main Street, Whitestown

Joe's Pizza Health Inspection Results from June 14, 2017.

*Toxic chemicals are improperly labeled, stored or used so that contamination of food can occur.
*Non-food contact surfaces of equipment not clean.
*Pesticide application not supervised by a certified applicator.

Camp Nazareth - CC
112 Long Lake Road, Woodgate

Plumbing issues and toxic chemicals found by Health Inspectors at Camp Nazareth on July 19, 2017.

*Toxic chemicals are improperly labeled, stored or used so that contamination of food can occur.
*Plumbing and sinks not properly sized, installed, maintained; equipment and floors not properly drained.
*Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces;

Finger Bullet
1692 Bennett Street, Utica

NYS Health Department writes up Finger Bullet for rodents, insects and other vermin on June 8, 2017.

*Toxic chemicals are improperly labeled, stored or used so that contamination of food can occur.
*Effective measures not used to control entrance (rodent-, insect-proof construction). Harborage areas available for rodents, insects and other vermin;
*Pesticide application not supervised by a certified applicator.

Slim's Restaurant
129 Main Street, Boonville

Pesticides create critical violations during health inspection on June 27, 2017, at Slim's Restaurant

*Toxic chemicals are improperly labeled, stored or used so that contamination of food can occur.
*Pesticide application not supervised by a certified applicator.

Karam's Middle East Bakery
137 Campbell Avenue, Yorkville

Toxic chemicals found at Kram's Middle East Bakery during NYS Health Inspection on June 21, 2017.

*Toxic chemicals are improperly labeled, stored or used so that contamination of food can occur.
*Pesticide application not supervised by a certified applicator.

Grande's Ice Cream
1801 Welsh Bush Road, Utica

Toxic chemicals cause critical violations at Grande's Ice Cream on June 7, 2017.

*Toxic chemicals are improperly labeled, stored or used so that contamination of food can occur.
*Pesticide application not supervised by a certified applicator.
*Pesticide application not supervised by a certified applicator.

Tasty Treat (RFD)
436 Coventry Avenue, Utica

Here are the results from a Health Inspection of Tasty Treat on June 1, 2017.

*Potentially hazardous foods are not kept at or below 45oF during cold holding, except smoked fish not kept at or below 38oF during cold holding.
*Non-food contact surfaces of equipment not clean.

Franco's  Pizza
411 Trenton Avenue, Utica

A health inspection on June 1, 2017, reveals potentially hazardous food temperatures.

*Potentially hazardous foods are not kept at or above 140oF during hot holding.

These restaurants have 30 – 60 days to fix the critical problems discovered by the NYS Health Department. You can get all up to date Health Department violations at the New York State Health Department website.


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