Two local eateries failed health inspections in August. Here’s what you need to know.

Umi Star

2502 N. Campbell Ave.

History: The new restaurant received a good rating earlier this year.

What the inspector saw: Six critical violations on Aug. 6. The most serious were foods kept at the wrong temperatures and cooks not washing their hands between handling raw foods and ready-to-eat foods.

Follow-up: Health department staff hasn’t yet re-inspected the restaurant.

Response: Owner Jason Anderson said the issues were corrected immediately.

Mr. Antojo

1012 E. Sixth St.

History: The company’s other location, 501 N. Park Ave., had good and excellent ratings since 2010.

What the inspector saw: Nine critical violations on Aug. 22. The most serious were foods kept at the wrong temperatures and the person in charge couldn’t correctly answer the inspector’s food-safety questions. The inspector recommended staff take a food-safety class.

Follow-up: Passed Sept. 4.

Response: Two messages were not returned.


Super Carniceria El Herradero, 5434 S. 12th Ave., passed an inspection on July 31 after failing two inspections earlier that month.

El Triunfo Bakery, 6348 S. Nogales Highway, passed an inspection on Aug. 8 after receiving a “needs improvement” rating and failing a follow-up inspection in July.

Compiled by reporter Becky Pallack from Pima County Health Department records. Contact Pallack at or 573-4251. On Twitter @BeckyPallack