Restaurants and other food service establishments closed due to Manitoba health violations, Jan - July 2017
Bimi Japanese Restaurant (1893 Grant Ave.), July 4-6 — Food-contacted surfaces of equipment not thoroughly cleaned and sanitized.
Coconut Island Thai Cuisine (1607 Pembina Hwy.), June 28-July 13 — Poor general sanitation, didn't take effective measures to stop entry of pests.
Sub Shop (510 1st St., Brandon), April 4-May 2— Failed to ensure utensils are washed in first sink, rinsed in second and sanitized in third.
Eriksdale Inn, a.k.a. The Healthy Chef (Highway 6, Eriksdale), May 19-29 — Rodent infestation and insanitary conditions.
Panda Restaurant (3512 Roblin Blvd.), April 26-28, 2017 — Failed to protect food from potential contamination and to keep establishment clean and in good repair.
Dim Sum Garden Restaurant (268 King St.), March 29-April 3 — Prepared food under insanitary conditions and operating with poor general sanitation.
Oriental Pearl (407 Marion St.), March 16-17 — Evidence of rodent infestation and preparing food under insanitary conditions.
Didar Grocery Mart (1-110 Adamar Rd.), March 16-20 — Failed to take effective measures to stop rodents from entering and failed to protect food from contamination.
Chicken Delight (788 Ellice Ave.), Feb. 27-28 — Failed to take effective measures to stop rodents from entering, failed to protected food from contamination, and served food prepared under insanitary conditions.
Kum Koon Garden Restaurant (257 King St.), Feb. 13-15 —Failed to take effective measures to prevent entry of rodents; evidence of mice infestation.
After Dark (D-121 Osborne St.), Jan. 5-10 —Poor general sanitation, failed to ensure dishwasher sanitized utensils and tableware.
Convictions and fines imposed on restaurants and other food service establishments
(Conviction dates between January and July 2017; Offence dates provided below)
Baldur Motor Hotel (123 2nd St., Baldur), July 25, 2016 — $1,273.95 in fines for failing to maintain safe internal temperature of potentially hazardous food, failing to ensure the dishwasher was capable of sanitizing utensils and tableware, and failing to ensure potentially hazardous food was correctly thawed. (Current management says infraction occurred under previous ownership.)
Pizza Pizza (510 1st St., Brandon), April 19, 2017 — $307 in fines for failing to maintain safe internal temperature of potentially hazardous foods.
Meiji Sushi and G Martini Bar (5-454 River Ave.), Oct. 12, 2016 — $537.15 in fines for failing to take effective measures against entry and presence of rodents.
Toad in the Hole Pub and Eatery (B112 Osborne St.), Aug. 10, 2016 — $1,422.95 in fines for operating an establishment with poor sanitation and not maintained in good repair, toilet facilities not kept in good repair, and serving food stored under insanitary conditions.
Boulevard Pub & Bistro (3670 Roblin Blvd.), July 26, 2016 — $349.65 in fines for poor general sanitation, including filthy equipment, floors, walls and ceiling.
Sorrento's Pizza (529 Ellice Ave.), Jan. 31, 2017 — $1,177.10 in fines for not having soap at hand-washing sink, not keeping surfaces and equipment clean, and not washing hands as often as necessary to keep them clean.
The Nook and Cranny (3106 Portage Ave.), Feb. 10, 2017 — $600 in fines for handling and selling food under unsanitary conditions, failing to ensure potentially hazardous food is correctly thawed.
Tokyo Sushi (2-3140 Portage Ave.), Jan. 20, 2017 — $100 fine for operating a food handling establishment without a permit.
D'Jays Restaurant (3354 Portage Ave.), Jan. 16, 2017 — $500 fine for storing and selling food under unsanitary conditions.
Aristocrat Restaurant (D-210 Tyndall Ave.), Jan 17, 2017 —$487.15 fine for failing to maintain safe internal temperature of potentially hazardous foods.
Roblin Choice Meats (4492 Roblin Blvd), Dec. 9, 2016 and Jan. 17, 2017 — $1,544.40 in fines for failing to ensure lights are shielded, failint to ensure a food contact surface is sanitized after use, failing to ensure equipment surfaces are smooth, cleanable and in good repair, and handling or selling food under unsanitary conditions.
Source: Manitoba Health