RESTAURANT REPORT: Slime, mold found in ice machines

RESTAURANT REPORT: Slime, mold found in ice machines

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Slime or mold in the ice machine is a common critical violation in restaurants, but it's an important one. Ice machines not cleaned regularly can spread serious germs onto the ice. Put that ice in your drink, and you'll drink those germs right down.

First up is Bojangles in Henrico's East End, located at 11 S. Laburnum Ave., which usually scores better on its health inspections. However, on the last one, it had four critical violations.

The report says several dishes were soiled with grease build-up, and there was mold build-up in the ice machine. Bojangles corrected two violations while the inspector was still on site.

And in Henrico's West End, the Richmond Marriott West at 4240 Dominion Blvd., earned a perfect score on its previous inspection. But when the inspector showed up two weeks ago, it had 4 critical violations, plus 10 non-critical.

The report says the interior of two ice machines were soiled with slime. One of the other violations was corrected during the inspection.

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