New Lims Garden, located at 4340 Clayton Rd. in Concord, was closed this week by the Contra Costa County health department due to a vermin infestation.
The health department observed multiple rodent droppings in the food preparation area of the restaurant.
The health department found a total of 18 violations.
- Minor violation – Food contact surfaces: clean and sanitized
- Minor violation – Demonstration of knowledge
- Minor violation – Equipment/utensils-approved; installed; clean; good repair; capacity (e.g. sinks, CO2tanks, etc)
- Minor violation – Premises; personal/cleaning items; vermin proofing
- Minor violation – Adequate ventilation and lighting; designated areas, use
- Minor violation – Food safety certification and food handler cards: valid, available for review
- Minor violation – Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, cleaned
- Minor violation – Garbage/refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained
- Minor violation – Adequate hand washing facilities: supplied and accessible
- Minor violation – Permit available
- MAJOR violation – Compliance with shell stock tags, condition, display
- Minor violation – Signs posted; last inspection report available
- MAJOR violation – Proper hot and cold holding temperatures
- Minor violation – Nonfood contact surfaces clean
- Minor violation – Sewage and wastewater properly disposed
- MAJOR violation – No insects, rodents, birds or animals present
- Minor violation – Food separated and protected
- Minor violation – Floors, walls and ceiling: built, maintained and clean
The restaurant was also closed last August after the health department found 11 violations, including a major violation for proper cooling methods, and a major violation for the proper disposal of sewage and wastewater.
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