Food Establishment Inspections

Inspections
The City of Mineral Wells Health Department is responsible for conducting inspections of all foods establishments within the corporate city limits. When an inspection of a food service establishment or retail food store is made, the findings shall be reported on the inspection report form as adopted by the Texas Department of State Health Services. The inspection report shall summarize the inspectional findings and shall set forth a weighted point value for each classification of inspection items. The total demerits of the establishment shall be the cumulative total of the demerit value of the inspected items.

The following scoring system, as outlined by the Texas Food Establishment Rules is used:
Demerits
0 - 10
11 - 19
20 - 30
31 or more
Action
Very good; regular inspection schedule
Good; regular inspection schedule
Re-inspection 10 days
Re-inspection 48 hours, possible closure
Reports
Food Establishment Inspection Reports: