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2 fail their Tri-Cities restaurant inspections

The Benton-Franklin Health District released results for seven restaurant inspections the week of June 29-July 5.

The short list included two failures and four perfect scores.

Last week, four Tri-Cities kitchens flunk their health inspections.

Establishments are scrutinized on a 418-point scale for compliance with health regulations designed to prevent the spread of food-borne illnesses.

Those receiving 35 or more of the more serious red points on routine inspections or 10 or more on follow-ups are scheduled for additional inspections.

Call 509-460-4205 for information.

Restaurants needing re-inspection

Hawthorne Court Retirement, 524 N Ely St., Kennewick, July 3, routine, (65 red, 0 blue)

Notes: Food worker cards not 100 percent, inadequate hand-washing facilities, raw animal products stored above ready-to-eat foods, room temperature storage, improper cold holding, not following highly susceptible population regulations.

Los Volcanes Panaderia y Lonches, 502 Ninth Ave., Benton City, July 2, follow-up, (35 red, 0 blue)

Notes: Inadequate hand-washing facilities, room temperature storage.

Restaurants passing inspection

3 Eyed Fish Wine & Bar, 1970 Keene Road, Richland, July 1, follow-up, (0 red, 0 blue)

Mr. Pro’s Philly Cheesesteaks (Caterer), Event, Pasco, July 4, routine, (0 red, 0 blue)

Raspados Delicias #0239 (Mobile), 2019 W. Court St., Pasco, July 3, routine, (0 red, 0 blue)

Taco Mex #0126 (Mobile), 335 W. Columbia Drive, Pasco, July 3, follow-up, (0 red, 0 blue)

Tacos Jalisco #0003 (Mobile), 1215 W. Fourth Ave., Kennewick, July 3, follow-up, (10 red, 5 blue)

Wendy Culverwell writes about local government and politics, focusing on how those decisions affect your life. She also covers key business and economic development changes that shape our community. Her restaurant column and health inspection reports are reader favorites. She’s been a news reporter in Washington and Oregon for 25 years.
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