Bugs. Dirty hands. Contaminated surfaces.
Are you getting more than you ordered when you eat out in Pinole and Hercules?
Inspection histories for food facilities in both cities can be found online at the Food Facility Inspection Search page of the county's Health Services website.
Consumers can search the results for Pinole and Hercules—as well as any city in Contra Costa County—and view the inspection history, including the last date of inspection and any violations that may have been observed at the time of inspection.
Establishments recently closed due to compliance issues can be found at the site's searchable Food Facility Closure page.
Food facilities that are inspected run the gamut from restaurants and convenience stores to corner cafes and school cafeterias.
There are 134 inspection results for Pinole, and 49 for Hercules. No restaurant in either city was subject to closure in 2012.