September 2017

Restaurant Total critical violations Descriptions
7-2-11, 435 Goddard Ave., Ignacio 7
  • Cross-contamination of raw to ready-to-eat food not prevented.
  • Hand sinks inappropriately used for food preparation, dumping of mop water, washing equipment.
  • Person in charge does not demonstrate food-safety knowledge.
  • Food-product thermometer not used to determine required food temperatures.
  • Food-contact surfaces in 3-compartment sink not adequately sanitized.
  • Unprotected cross-connection is present or lack of an appropriate backflow prevention device.
  • Unapproved pesticides used or stored in facility.
  • Cross-contamination of raw to ready-to-eat food not prevented.
City Market Sushi, 135 Country Center, Pagosa Springs 0
  • No critical violations.
Derailed Pour House, 725 Main Ave., Durango 7
  • Food in an unsound condition present in facility.
  • Serving raw, undercooked animal food without proper advisory.
  • Employees not washing hands when required.
  • Hand sinks inappropriately used for food preparation, dumping of mop water, washing equipment.
  • Bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat food.
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
  • Containers used for toxic material not labeled.
Durango Doughworks, 2653 Main Ave., Durango (follow-up) 2
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
  • Facility does not have sufficient equipment for cooling, heating, or holding foods at proper temperatures.
Durango Joe's Coffee House, 732 E. College Drive, Durango 1
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
Durango Recovery Center, 736 County Road 328 (pre-operational) 0
  • No critical violations.
El Moro Spirits & Tavern, 945 Main Ave., Durango 0
  • No critical violations.
Family Dollar Store, 1001 Goddard Ave., Ignacio 3
  • Damaged cans not stored in morgue area.
  • Hand sinks not properly plumbed with hot and cold water.
  • Hand sink not stocked with soap, towels or approved drying device.
Fired Up Pizzeria, 735 Main Ave., Durango (pre-operational) 0
  • No critical violations.
Griego's, 2603 Main Ave., Durango (follow-up) 0
  • No critical violations.
Helen's Country Liquor Store, 13906 County Road 240, Durango (pre-operational) 0
  • No critical violations.
Homeslice, 441 E. College Drive, Durango (follow-up) 2
  • Potentially hazardous food not properly cooled from 135 degrees to 41 degrees.
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
Kassidy's Kitchen, 171 Suttle St., Durango (follow-up) 0
  • No critical violations.
Lady Falconburgh's Barley Exchange, 640 Main Ave., Durango 10
  • Cross-contamination of raw to ready-to-eat food not prevented.
  • Serving raw, undercooked animal food without proper advisory.
  • Hand sinks inappropriately used for food preparation, dumping of mop water, washing equipment.
  • Potentially hazardous food products not rapidly reheated to 165 degrees.
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
  • Food-product thermometer not used to determine required food temperatures.
  • Mechanical warewashing machine inadequately sanitizes.
  • Facility lacks appropriate backflow prevention device.
  • Hand sink not stocked with soap, towels or approved drying device.
  • Containers used for toxic material not labeled.
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
Manna Durango Soup Kitchen, 110 Avenida del Sol, Durango 0
  • No critical violations.
McDonald's, 201 W. College Drive, Durango 0
  • No critical violations.
Mr. Woods Take and Bake Pizza, 358 San Moritz Drive, Bayfield (pre-operational) 0
  • No critical violations.
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, 1123 Camino del Rio, Durango 3
  • Cross-contamination of raw to ready-to-eat food not prevented.
  • Employees not washing hands when required.
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
Olde Tymer's, 1000 Main Ave., Durango 6
  • Serving raw, undercooked animal food without proper advisory.
  • Employees not washing hands when required.
  • Employee beverage container stored improperly.
  • Bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat food.
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
  • Facility does not have sufficient equipment for cooling, heating, or holding foods at proper temperatures.
Our Savior Lutheran School and Church, 56 Meadows Drive, Pagosa Springs 1
  • Cross-contamination of raw to ready-to-eat food not prevented.
P.S. Chocolates, 124 E. Pagosa St., Pagosa Springs 0
  • No critical violations.
Pop Sushi, 42 County Road 250, Durango (pre-operational) 1
  • Bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat food.
  • No critical violations.
RGP's, 835 Main Ave., Durango 4
  • Employees not washing hands when required.
  • Potentially hazardous food not properly cooled from 135 degrees to 41 degrees.
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
  • Facility does not have sufficient equipment for cooling, heating, or holding foods at proper temperatures.
Star Liquors, 1485 Florida Road, Durango 2
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
  • Thermometer capable of measuring thin foods is not provided.
Subway Restaurant, 1145 Camino Del Rio, Durango 5
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
  • Facility does not have sufficient equipment for cooling, heating, or holding foods at proper temperatures.
  • Food-contact surfaces in 3-compartment sink not adequately sanitized.
  • Hand sink is inaccessible.
  • Hand sink not stocked with soap, towels or approved drying device.
Taco Boy, 150 Confluence Ave., Durango (follow-up) 5
  • Sinks used for nondesignated purposes.
  • Potentially hazardous food not properly cooled from 135 degrees to 41 degrees.
  • Potentially hazardous food products not rapidly reheated to 165 degrees.
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
  • Hand sink is inaccessible.
Tequila's, 949 Main Ave., Durango 4
  • Bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat food.
  • Potentially hazardous food not properly cooled from 135 degrees to 41 degrees.
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
  • Hand sink not stocked with soap, towels or approved drying device.
Yellow Carrot, 3101 Main Ave., Durango (follow-up) 0
  • No critical violations.
Zia Taqueria, 3101 Main Ave., Durango (follow-up) 0
  • No critical violations.

Critical Violation Categories

A critical violation is one likely to contribute directly to food-borne illness. Inspectors put violations in the following categories:

  • Food obtained from unapproved source; food not wholesome, free from spoilage or washed before use.
  • Employees not free from infections or illness, not practicing good hand-washing or personal hygiene, or not trained in food safety.
  • Food not held at proper hot or cold holding temperatures or not cooked to proper internal temperature. Inadequate equipment for maintaining proper food temperatures.
  • Food preparation equipment or utensils improperly sanitized.
  • Safe water source unavailable. Plumbing or sewage systems not working properly.
  • Adequate hand-washing facilities, soap and towels not available or accessible.
  • Not using proper pest-control practices, or premises not free from pests, insects and animals.
  • Toxic or poisonous items improperly stored, labeled or used.

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