A Jimmy John’s restaurant located at 605 E. 400 S. in Salt Lake City, Utah, has been closed by the county’s Environmental Health Services – Bureau of Food Protection because of an imminent health hazard. A report from the Salt Lake County Health Department stated: http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photography-jimmy-john-s-night-image-location-image32897347“This establishment was closed for an imminent health hazard in response to a foodborne illnesses outbreak and ongoing illness connected to this establishment and the following violations:

  • Food employees worked in the establishment while ill.
  • An employee did not wash hands when changing gloves.
  • An employee removed a loaf of bread from the pan with bare hands.
  • Fresh bread is being stored on the dirty dish drain board.
  • An employee beverage is stored next to establishment food in the walk in cooler.
  • The vent in the walk in cooler is not properly repaired to be easily cleanable.
  • Fan covers in the walk-in cooler are dirty.
  • Food equipment is not being air dried before being nested together.
  • The mop is not hung to air dry.
  • Bread sticks in the walk in freezer are not covered to prevent contamination.
  • Food is being stored on the floor.

The Jimmy John’s closure may be associated with an ongoing outbreak investigation.