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Food Facility Closures & Administrative Hearings

Overview

Food Facility Closures and Administrative Hearings

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Businesses that present an imminent health risk due to major violations of the California Retail Food Code (Cal Code) are closed by Environmental Health staff. For businesses that have repeated non-compliance with Cal Code, an administrative hearing is conducted with a business representative and Environmental Health staff. 

 

  • Business names will remain on the list until the violation is corrected
  • Business names will be removed on the next update after a violation is corrected, even if the violation is corrected prior to the update
  • Historical information is not maintained on the site
  • Businesses who close their operations due to health and safety problems, independent of an inspection, will not be listed
  • Businesses who are closed due to serious health violations, as identified by Environmental Health staff, are listed until permitted to re-open

Food Facility Closures

The following businesses failed to correct major violations of the California Retail Food Code (CalCode) and are/were closed due to these violations.

DBA/NAME: Taquitos de Mi Pueblo 
ADDRESS: San Mateo
DATE OF CLOSURE: 3/26/19
REASON OF CLOSURE: Violation #49: Operating without a valid Health Permit, Violation #21: Lack of hot/cold water, and Violation #7: Potentially Hazardous Foods held at a temperature that encourages growth of harmful bacteria
   
DBA/NAME: Runner RD Catering MFF Food Truck
ADDRESS:

Atherton Ave, Menlo Park

DATE OF CLOSURE: 04/09/2019
REASON FOR CLOSURE: Violation #49:  Operating without a valid health permit
   
DBA/NAME: La Pina Loca (food cart)
ADDRESS: Redwood City
DATE OF CLOSURE: 08/28/2019
REASON FOR CLOSURE: Violation #49:  Operating without a valid health permit
   
DBA/NAME: Mobile Food Cart
ADDRESS: Kehoe & Norfolk, San Mateo
DATE OF CLOSURE: 09/20/2019
REASON FOR CLOSURE:

Violation #49:  Operating without a valid health permit

   
DBA/NAME: The Cove Cafe
ADDRESS: 225 Cabrillo Hwy, Ste 106C, Half Moon Bay
DATE OF CLOSURE: 2/4/2020
REASON FOR CLOSURE:

Violation #49: Operating without a valid Health Permit

   
DBA/NAME: Limon Restaurant
ADDRESS: 1101 Burlingame Avenue, Burlingame 
DATE OF CLOSURE: 3/9/2020
REASON FOR CLOSURE: Violation #21: Lack of hot water throughout facility
   

Food Facility Administrative Hearings

The following Administrative Hearings were held to discuss whether the permit to operate the food establishments below should be suspended or revoked, or whether the establishment in question should be referred to the District Attorneys Office for further legal action. Representatives of the food establishment and Environmental Health were present at these meetings. Click on the following link http://www.smchealth.org/food-inspection-results to be directed to our Online Inspection Results web page, where you can type in the facility name and view the inspection history.

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In the future, serious violations of the California Retail Food Code (CalCode) may result in the immediate suspension or revocation of the permit to operate the food establishment in question, and/or the referral to the District Attorney’s Office for legal action.

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