Division of Well being reopens Port City Texaco in Kahului
Posted on Aug 7, 2023 in Newsroom
Kahului – The Hawai‘i Division of Well being (DOH) Meals Security Department issued a inexperienced “Cross” placard to Port City Texaco throughout a follow-up inspection on Aug. 7, 2023, permitting the institution to reopen.
An preliminary inspection carried out on the institution on August 3, 2023 in response to a criticism confirmed proof of an lively rodent infestation with quite a few rodent droppings in addition to harborage areas. On the follow-up inspection as we speak, inspectors from the DOH Meals Security and Vector Management branches decided the institution had eradicated the rodent infestation, cleaned all harborage areas, sealed openings and carried out skilled pest management remedies, as required.
Port City Texaco, positioned at 109 W Ka‘ahumanu Ave. in Kahului and owned and operated by Lahaina Petroleum LLC, was allowed to restart meals gross sales to the general public.
To make sure the institution stays in compliance with pest management and prevention, the DOH is requiring the institution to satisfy the next parameters:
- Have knowledgeable pest management firm conduct weekly pest management remedies and monitoring for the subsequent 4 weeks. Contact the DOH following every therapy to debate findings; and
- Proceed sealing some other small openings inside the partitions and ceiling to stop future pest entry.
The DOH Meals Security Department protects and promotes the well being of Hawai‘i residents and guests by way of schooling of meals trade staff and regulation of meals institutions statewide. The department conducts routine well being inspections of meals institutions the place meals merchandise are ready, manufactured, distributed or offered.
The department additionally investigates sources of foodborne diseases and potential adulteration. It is usually answerable for mitigating the consequences of those incidents to stop any future occurrences. The well being division’s meals security specialists attempt to work with enterprise house owners, meals service staff, and the meals trade to make sure secure meals preparation and worker hygiene practices.
To view restaurant inspection studies, go to http://hi.healthinspections.us/hawaii/.
For extra data on the division’s placarding program go to http://health.hawaii.gov/san/.