County of Ventura Food Facility Closures in March 2018

The County of Ventura Environmental Health Division (EHD) protects public health and the environment by ensuring conformance with State laws and County ordinances pertaining to food protection, hazardous materials, hazardous waste, individual sewage disposal systems, land use, medical waste, ocean water quality monitoring, recreational health, solid waste, underground fuel tanks and vector control.

The EHD publishes food facility closures at vcrma.org/food-facilities-closure-report-inspector-initiated.

The following facility closures (exclusive of mobile facilities) were noted in February 2018. Keep in mind when reviewing this that there are many possible reasons for the closures, most of which are very temporary issues.

Taqueria 3 Estrellas, 125 Dean Drive, Santa Paula;
Cockroach/rodent infestation, unsanitary conditions;
Date closed – 03/29/2018; Date reopened - 03/30/18

Best Bar-B-Que., 915 E. Harvard Boulevard, Santa Paula;
Serious and repeated violations, failure to adhere to a compliance agreement;
Date Closed - 03/27/18; Date reopened - 03/28/18

Ray's Donuts & Bakery, 3734 Saviers Road, Oxnard;
Inoperable hand washing sink, evidence of rodent activity, unsanitary conditions;
Date Closed - 03/26/18; Date reopened - 03/27/18

Subway, 11420 N. Ventura Ave., Ojai;
Overflowing sewage, unsanitary conditions;
Date Closed - 03/23/18; Date reopened - 03/27/18

Oralia's Bakery, 430 S. Oxnard Blvd., Oxnard;
Roof leaking into facility resulting in the contamination of food products, unsanitary conditions;
Date Closed - 03/22/18; Date reopened - 03/23/18

Holiday Inn Express, 350 E. Hueneme Rd., Port Hueneme;
Inoperable plumbing, unsanitary conditions;
Date Closed - 03/20/18; Date reopened - 03/20/18

IHOP, 715 Ventura Street, Fillmore;
Rodent infestation, unsanitary conditions;
Date Closed - 03/20/18; Date reopenend - 03/21/18

El Taco de Guadalajara, 3845 Telegraph Road, Ventura;
Serious and repeated violations, failure to adhere to a compliance agreement, unsanitary conditions;
Date Closed - 03/19/18; Date reopened - 03/20/18

McDonald's, 2375 Tapo Street, Simi Valley;
No approved restrooms available, unsanitary conditions due to construction dust;
Date closed - 03/19/18; Date reopened - 03/21/18

Janchi Korean BBQ, 165 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks;
No hot water for hand washing and utensil washing;
Date closed - 03/19/18; Date reopened - 03/19/18

Bella's Teas & Treats, 275 Central Avenue, Fillmore;
No valid permit to operate;
Date Closed - 03/14/18; No reopen date

Panaderia Las Palmas, 2155 E. Channel Islands Blvd., Oxnard;
Inoperable plumbing for hand washing, unsanitary conditions;
Date Closed - 03/13/18; Date reopened - 03/16/18

Subway, 353 Esplanade Drive, Oxnard;
Inoperable equipment resulting in contamination of food product, inadequate refrigeration;
Date Closed - 03/12/18; Date reopened - 03/13/18

Namaste Spiceland, 2707 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks;
No hot water for utensil and hand washing;
Date Closed - 03/12/18; Date reopened - 03/15/18

Henny Penny, 200 Ventura Road, Oxnard;
Operating without a valid permit, no plans submitted;
Date Closed - 03/08/18; No reopen date

La Central Bakery, 600 Meta Street, Oxnard;
Rodent infestation, unsanitary conditions;
Date Closed - 03/07/18; Date reopened - 03/08/18

El Pollo Loco, 1722 S. Victoria Avenue, #A, Ventura;
Plumbing is inoperable and resulting in sewage discharge outside of facility;
Date Closed - 03/05/18; Date reopened - 03/06/18

IHOP, 715 Ventura Street, Fillmore;
Rodent infestation, unsanitary conditions;
Date Closed - 03/05/18; Date reopened - 03/06/18