History: Since 2012, the convenience store chain’s location has received three excellent ratings and one needs improvement rating. This was its first failed inspection.
What the inspector saw: The inspector observed seven priority violations, including several problems with hand sinks, food held at potentially unsafe temperatures, and foods without adequate date marking.
Follow-up: The location passed a follow-up inspection on Jan. 17.
Response: A Circle K spokeswoman told the Star that all issues have been addressed with store employees and the facilities department.
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