The primary purpose for food facility inspections performed by Environmental Health is to prevent foodborne illness. When inspections are performed, observed violations are identified as either "Major" or "Minor."

Major Violations (identified in red) need to be corrected immediately because they are most likely to result in foodborne illness. Major violations typically fall into one of the following five categories identified by CDC as the major risk factors for foodborne illness:

  • Food from unsafe sources
  • Inadequate cooking
  • Improper holding temperatures
  • Contaminated equipment
  • Poor personal hygiene

Minor Violations (identified in blue) are less critical conditions that still need to be corrected in a timely manner because they create non-sanitary conditions for the preparation of food.

Note: Our web-based reporting system was updated on June 25, 2013 to include site-specific observations in addition to the violation categories. For inspections occurring after June 25, this new, more specific information can be obtained by clicking on any of the red or blue violation categories.


Food Facility Details

  CHICO, CA 95928
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11/16/2016:  Regular Inspection
Violations:Major - 0
 Minor -
  Mildew along ice chute in ice machine. Reduce/remove ice from ice machine and clean ice chute to remove mildew and residues. After cleaning and sanitizing ice machine plug back in to make ice.
  a. Frost built-up inside of ice cream freezer. Defrost ice cream freezer to remove frost. b. Ice bin/soda dispenser cabinet shelving is damaged. Prepare to repair/replace damaged shelves in ice bin/soda dispenser cabinet.
  Linoleum cove behind food counter cracked, broken, or missing. Prepare to repair/replace linoleum floor behind counter to be smooth, durable, non-absorbent, and easily cleanable.
03/22/2016:  Regular Inspection
Violations:Major - 0
 Minor -
  No ice scoop or utensil at beverage ice bin. Provide and use utensil to serve ice into beverage cups.
  a. Two door under-counter refrigerator running hot air. Dispose of few food items in refrigerator. Repair/replace two door under counter refrigerator. b. Shelf in beverage dispenser cabinet contains water, is damaged. Clean water from shelf and repair shelf to be smooth, durable, non-absorbent and easily cleanable.
09/09/2015:  Regular Inspection
Violations:Major - 0
 Minor -
  Bucket reportedly used to transfer ice, red, is not labeled. Label bucket used for ice, 'For ice use only'.
  a. Single-use towel dispenser at hand washing sink broken. Dispenser contains towels available for use to dry hands. Repair dispenser. b. One of two hand washing sink faucets operates at restrooms. Repair sensor so that hand washing sink faucet delivers water for hand washing.
  a. Water flow in dipper well drips rather than runs. Ice cream scoop has not been used. Water flow into dipper well must be a stream, slow is acceptable, once the ice cream scoop is used. b. Shelf under beverage dispenser is damaged. Repair to be smooth, durable, non-absorbent, and easily cleanable.

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