Landlord Seeking Eviction - Inspectors Find 7 Critical Food Safety Issues
LABELLE, FL. -- The Rodeo Grill LLC in LaBelle received it's latest state food safety inspection on October 22nd. The inspection revealed seven critical food safety issues and one non-critical, compared to nine critical items found in an August inspection.
The establishment has gone through several management changes in recent years. Ralph E. Von Frantzius of LaBelle is the current corporation owner.
Frantzius is being sued by landlord Gradeur Oaks, LLC to evict him for alleged non-payment of rents. Frantzius was ordered by the court on October 20 to deposit rent into the court registry to avoid a default judgment against him leading to an eviction.
Among the recent food safety violations were improper storage of food, encrusted material on slicer and can opener, and slime on soda dispensing nozzles in the bar.
The State's List Of Critical Safety Items Found:
08A-28-1 Critical. Observed food stored on floor. Cut washed container on plant foods on floor in walk-in cooler
08A-29-1 Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Chicken in standing reach-in cooler across from fryers . Repeat Violation.
22-19-1 Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled. (microwave across from pizza oven)
22-22-1 Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
22-23-1 Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
22-24-1 Critical. Observed buildup of slime on soda dispensing nozzles. (In bar)
23-05-1 Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. (On microwave handle.)
41B-01-1 Critical. Observed sanitizing solution exceeding the maximum concentration allowed. Sanitizer bucket quaternary ammonium at over 400ppm