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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.

Big Boys Filipino Food Truck (2nd closure)

Found operating in Eastgate area of Bellevue

  • Closed: October 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operations, facilities, or equipment in the food establishment fail to comply with the King County Food Code
    • Failure to submit plans or receive approval for plans as required by the Health Department
    • Failure to submit a permit application or receive Health Department approval for a permit application
    • Failure to pay a permit fee or any other applicable fee required by the Health Department

  • Status: Closed


Big Boys Filipino Food Truck

103 110th Ave NE, Bellevue 98004

  • Closed: October 15, 2014 at 11:50 am
  • Reasons:
    • Handwashing facilities inaccessible
    • Operating without a valid permit

  • Status: Closed


Deeze Dogs

7617 Aurora N, Seattle, WA 98103

  • Closed: October 12, 2014 at 1:15 am
  • Reasons:
    • Potentially hazardous foods at unsafe temperatures
    • Handwashing facilities unavailable
    • Imminent health hazard: no water

  • Status: Closed


Alameen Market

15219 6th Ave SW, Burien 98166

  • Closed: October 6, 2014 at 2:30 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid permit

  • Status: Closed


Poppin Hot Mamas

Des Moines Farmers Market, 22307 Dock Ave, Des Moines 98198

  • Closed: October 4, 2014 at 1:30 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Imminent health hazard: No handwashing facilities available

  • Status: Closed


La Pasta

Lake City Farmers Market, 12546 28th Ave NE, Seattle 98125

  • Closed: October 2, 2014 at 3:40 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Imminent health hazard: No handwashing facilities available

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


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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