Hardin County Health Inspections for September

By ReJena Bolton, Hardin County Health Inspector

Love Fellowship Church/Daycare – 940 S. 12th Street, Silsbee - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

West Hardin ISD – 39227 Hwy 105, Saratoga – clean and organized, had a few boxes on the floor in two areas – earned a score of 99 

Sour Lake Elementary – 1055 Hwy 326, Sour Lake - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Henderson Middle School – 3025 Hwy 326 S., Sour Lake – clean and organized, had a hot hold at snack bar not holding temp – earned a score of 97 

Hardin-Jefferson High School – 3155 Hwy 326 S., Sour Lake – clean and organized, missing Hand Washing Only signs at hand sinks – earned a score of 99 

Laura Reeves Pre-K – Kindergarten – 695 Woodrow, Silsbee - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Silsbee Elementary – 770 S. 7th Street, Silsbee - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Edwards-Jones Middle School – 1140 Hwy 327, Silsbee - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Silsbee High School – 1575 Hwy 96 N, Silsbee - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Lumberton Early Childhood – 1170 S Main, Lumberton - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Lumberton Primary – 128 E Candlestick, Lumberton - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Lumberton Middle School – 123 S Main, Lumberton - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Lumberton Intermediate – 107 S LHS Dr., Lumberton - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Lumberton High School – 103 LHS Dr., Lumberton - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Kountze Elementary – clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Kountze Intermediate – clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Kountze Middle School – clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Kountze High School - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Whataburger – 825 Hwy 96 S, Silsbee – had some boxes on the floor and some uncovered items in the walk-in cooler, some timers not on for hot hold items, had to re-ice the line, temps not holding, all issues fixed immediately, all other temps were good, overall cleanliness and organization was good – earned a score of 97 

Spanish Trail Assisted Living – 775 Hwy 96 S, Silsbee - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Sunshine Grocery – 8511 Mormon Church Road, Silsbee - clean and specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Video One Pizza – Hwy 92 N, Silsbee - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Chef Chen – 900 Hwy 96 S, Silsbee – a lot of cleanliness issues; kitchen walls and floors, drink spigots and area behind, booth walls & table toppers, restroom vanities dirty, aprons not clean from prior day, thawing shrimp without running water, leak below cook line, broken equipment that is dirty, some labeling issues, boxes on the ground in coolers, one freezer needs a new gasket, no thermometers in freezers, buffet line cold food not at temp, had to have ice bath, reach-in coolers and freezers all at good temp - earned a score of 74 

Yummy Buffet – 1320 Hwy 96 S, Lumberton – cold side of buffet not holding temp, had to re-ice and water bath product, need a hand washing only sign at hand sink, labeling opportunities in the walk-in cooler, test strips needed for the sanitizer - earned a score of 93 

Children’s World – 130 E. Cora Lee Street, Sour Lake - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Subway – 325 N. Main, Lumberton - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Dollar Tree – 725 N. Main, Lumberton - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Novrozsky’s – 441 S. Main Street, Lumberton - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Silsbee Quality Meat – 970 E. Hwy 327, Silsbee - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Honey Island General Store – clean and organized, items in the reach-in cooler need labels on all product, temps good - earned a score of 98. Re-inspected at owners request and all specifications were met – earned a perfect score of 100. 

Hot Wok – 76 N LHS Dr, Lumberton - complaint – found buffet food in temperature danger zone, tables and floors needed cleaning, kitchen was very dirty, grease build-up and potential fire hazard, cold food items were in the temperature danger zone, and underneath counters were lots of debris and grease. Closed them down for cleaning. Re-inspected on following day and cleanliness had greatly improved. All temps good in cooler and items labeled. Had them turn up temp on buffet line. Allowed to open with a few more things that needed attention. Will do full inspection in 4 days. 

Hot Wok – Lumberton – did re-inspection and was very pleased with the results. The kitchen was spotless, floors were squeaky clean, all temps good, food covered and labeled, drain that was covered in grease was shiny white. I was pleased with the work they put into getting this restaurant back to the level it should be at. Only issues are the Food Manager and Food Handler certifications and they have 30 days to produce those documents– earned a score of 96 

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