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Food establishment closures in King County

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Public Health lists the reason the establishment was closed, whether it has been reopened, and the date it reopened. Reasons for closing a food establishment can vary and include such issues as failure to follow the permit process and unsafe food handling.

Closure information remains online for a period of 7 days after establishment is reopened.

Romio's Pizza & Pasta

16801 Redmond Way, Redmond 98052

  • Closed: September 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Imminent health hazard: Malfunctioning refrigeration, potentially hazardous foods at unsafe temperatures.

  • Status: Closed


McDonald's #7125

13841 NE 20th St., Bellevue 98005

  • Closed: September 16, 2014 at 2:15 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Imminent health hazard: Sewage backup into facility

  • Status: Reopened Sept. 16, 2014 at 3:40 pm


Thyme and Season

Woodinville Farmers Market - NE 175th St & 133rd Ave NE, Woodinville 98072

  • Closed: September 13, 2014 at 12:50 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Poor personal hygiene practices - handwashing
    • Imminent health hazard: No handwashing facilities available

  • Status: Sampling of foods closed but other items of establishment is still allowed


First Fruits

Issaquah Farmers Market - 1730 10th Ave. NW, Issaquah 98027

  • Closed: September 6, 2014
  • Reasons:
    • Poor personal hygiene practices - handwashing
    • Imminent health hazard: No handwashing facilities available

  • Status: Sampling of foods closed but sale of whole fruit is still allowed


Bean City Espresso

12547 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98125

  • Closed: September 3, 2014 at 3:40 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid permit
    • Operating without approved plans

  • Status: Closed


Unpermitted tamales vendor

S 288th St & Pacific Hwy S, Federal Way, WA 98003

  • Closed: August 13, 2014 at 4:30 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid permit.

  • Status: Closed


Deez Dogz

1500 Block of 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

  • Closed: July 27, 2014, 12:24 am
  • Reasons:
    • Potentially hazardous foods at unsafe temperatures.
    • Operating without a valid permit.

  • Status: Closed


Woodinville Bagel Bakery

Woodinville Farmers Market , 17301 133rd Ave NE, Woodinville 98072

  • Closed: July 12, 2014, 3:30 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Imminent health hazard: Handwashing facilities unavailable
    • Poor personal hygiene practices: hands not washed as required

  • Status: Closed


King of Pho Bubble Tea Truck

1815 Auburn Way S, Auburn 98002

  • Closed: July 11, 2014, 8:00 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operation, facilities or equipment fail to comply with King County Food Code
    • Operating without plan review and a valid permit

  • Status: Closed


CJ's Southern BBQ Catering (mobile food unit)

Mobile Food Unit operating at S. 312th St. & Pacific Hwy S., Federal Way 98003

  • Closed: June 21, 2014 at 3:20 pm

  • Reasons:
    • Inadequate facilities to control temperature of potentially hazardous food, hot and cold holding
    • Handwashing facilities unavailable
    • Operating without a valid permit
    • Interference with the health officer

  • Status: Closed

Contact us

  • Have a question? Call the Food Protection office at 206-263-9566.

  • To report possible food safety violations you've observed in a King County food establishment, please use our online complaint form.

  • To report possible food borne illnesses, follow these instructions.

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