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October 2017

Restaurant Total critical violations Descriptions
11th Street Station, the Box and Bar, 1101 Main Ave., Durango 0
  • No critical violations.
Animas Chocolate Co., 920 Main Ave., Durango 1
  • Food from unapproved source present in the facility.
Backcountry Gourmet, 1101 Main Ave., Durango 0
  • No critical violations.
Derailed Pour House, 725 Main Ave., Durango (follow-up) 0
  • No critical violations.
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 Doughworks, 2653 Main Ave., Durango (follow-up) 0
  • No critical violations.
Flying Fish Co. II, 1485 Florida Road, Durango 0
  • No critical violations.
Heritage Cakes and Creations, 2500 Main Ave., Durango 0
  • No critical violations.
Homeslice, 441 E. College Drive, Durango (follow-up) 1
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
Homeslice, 441 E. College Drive, Durango (follow-up) 0
  • No critical violations.
Lady Falconburgh's Barley Exchange, 640 Main Ave., Durango 8
  • Cross-contamination of raw to ready-to-eat food not prevented.
  • Serving raw, undercooked animal food without proper advisory.
  • Person in charge does not demonstrate safety knowledge.
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
  • Facility does not have sufficient equipment for cooling, heating or holding foods at proper temperatures.
  • Mechanical warewashing machine inadequately sanitizes.
  • Facility lacks appropriate backflow prevention device.
  • Containers used for toxic material not labeled.
Manny Fresh-Co, 1101 Main Ave., Durango 1
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
Manny Fresh-Co, 1101 Main Ave., Durango (follow-up) 0
  • No critical violations.
Olde Tymer's, 1000 Main Ave., Durango (follow-up) 2
  • Bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat food.
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
Rendezvous Doughnuts, 139 E. Fifth St., Durango 2
  • Potentially hazardous food not held below 41 degrees.
  • Food-product thermometer not routinely calibrated.
San Marcos Mexican Restaurant, 21382 Highway 160, Durango 4
  • Employees not washing hands when required.
  • Chemical sanitizing warewashing machine does not provide sufficient chemical concentration.
  • Pests are present in the facility.
  • Containers used for toxic material not labeled.
Smoking on Wheels, 1101 Main Ave., Durango 0
  • No critical violations.
Taco Boy, 150 Confluence Ave., Durango (follow-up) 4
  • 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.
  • Hand sink is inaccessible.
Taco Boy, 150 Confluence Ave., Durango (follow-up) 4
  • Cross-contamination of raw to ready-to-eat food not prevented.
  • Potentially hazardous food not properly cooled from 135 degrees to 41 degrees.
  • Potentially hazardous food products not rapidly reheated to 165 degrees.
  • Food-contact surfaces in 3-compartment sink not adequately sanitized.
Taste Coffee, 1101 Main Ave., Durango 1
  • Thermometer capable of measuring thin foods not provided.

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.

Durango woman writes cookbook about living foods

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DATE: April 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Bayfield woman launches raw-food delivery service

If you eat only raw foods, can you still call it cooking? Kirsten Baca says yes. She's the owner of a new raw-food delivery business called Raw Bloom. She thinks of her work as cooking, although...

DATE: April 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

CDC advice: Shake the salt habit

ATLANTA - Put down that salt shaker and step back from the table.That's a one-sentence summary of the latest public health alert on sodium intake from health watchers at the Centers for Disease...

DATE: April 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

French toast: the medieval breakfast treat

In our current economic environment, nearly everyone is looking for ways to save money. You've got to pay the rent or mortgage, of course, but "kitchen table" issues present opportunities to rein...

DATE: April 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Nip night snacks to lose weight

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DATE: April 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Applications put food at your fingertips

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DATE: April 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Study shows benefits of gum, slow eating

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DATE: April 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Americans are 'fattest in history'

A Florida Atlantic University researcher is calling the United States the fattest society in the world.After taking part in a worldwide study that spanned an estimated 40 years, Dr. Charles...

DATE: April 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Loco for cocoa

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DATE: Feb. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Yucky and Yummy

Six small children stare as their cooking teacher, Yucky Salad, enters the room. She wears an apron, poofy chef's hat and dark sunglasses, and speaks with a silly Brooklyn accent."What's your...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Culinary Infotainment

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DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

nibbles

What goes around comes around, this time as a fruity beer.The folks at Carver Brewing Co. and the Bootleggers Society have bottled and kegged the cider pressed at the Homegrown Festival, the...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food