Rats! Err,rodents! So until it’s cleaned up and inspected, no cafeteria food at South Loop Elementary
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UPDATED Aug. 26:
Officials with the City’s Food Inspection Program re-inspected South Loop Elementary today. Inspectors found a few rodent droppings in the food service facility. The school is continuing to take corrective measures to come into compliance with food safety regulations. Our inspectors are scheduled to conduct another inspection of the facility on Monday (Aug. 31, 2009).
August 25, 2009 Department of Public Health For Immediate Release
Food Inspection of South Loop Elementary
El Paso – The Food Inspection Program of the City of El Paso Department of Public Health today is continuing with its inspection of South Loop Elementary, at 520 Southside Drive.
Officials with the Food Inspection program on Monday (Aug. 24, 2009), responded to a complaint about the sanitation of the campus’ food service facility. After a review of the premises, inspectors determine the facility had a rodent infestation.
The Food Inspection program recommended a voluntary closure of the food service facility. School officials agreed to the voluntary closure and have taken corrective measures to bring its facility into compliance with food safety standards.
The campus’ food service facility remains closed today (Aug. 25, 2009) as a precaution. The facility will be allowed to reopen tomorrow (Aug. 26, 2009) upon a successful follow-up inspection by the Food Inspection program.