George's Hot Dogs, 1865 Hwy 70 W, Okeechobee, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: GEORGE'S HOT DOGS
Type: Mobile Food Dispensing Vehicle
Address: 1865 Hwy 70 W, Okeechobee, FL 34972
License #: 5750047
Total inspections: 14
Last inspection: 6/29/2012

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Critical - Food other than Frankfuters prepared on a hotdog cart. At call back observed sausages in covered steamtable in pan with peppers and onions and cooked tomatoes piled on top.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food ;chili,cooked onions and peppers not individually packaged being served on hotdog cart. At stip callback observed bulk container of chili, and opened jar of cheese sauce and onion, and peppers and tomatoes piled loose on top of sausages in steamtable; not individually packaged.
6/29/2012Routine - FoodCall Back - Admin. complaint recommended
  • Critical - Cold water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink.tank empty refilled. noticed leak in tank. water available for handwashing after filliing. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink.at start of inspection water was available for handsink . upon second use no water was available . tank empty. owner filled tank from purchased jug. observed water leak onto ground. hole in cart tank. water available for handwashing after filled. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed hot dog food cart preparing potentially hazardous food in an unapproved manner. Observed steamtable with clam shell closure and inside lid an open container of sausage with onions,peppers,and tomatoes piled on top.
  • Critical - Observed hotdog cart preparing potentially hazardous food in an unapproved manner. Observeed plasticware container of chili and a open jar of cheese on cart. not individually packaged. vendor must scoop onto frankfurters.
  • Plumbing system in disrepair.observed leaking clean water tank on cart.
6/29/2012Routine - FoodAdministrative complaint recommended
  • No Violations Were Observed
3/8/2012Routine - FoodEmergency Order Callback Complied
  • Critical - Cold water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink.
  • Critical - Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.
  • Critical - Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory.
  • Critical - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. Observed handsink not working , no water available , not washing hands.
  • In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container.spoon in contact with bacon bits in plastic container .
  • Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.
  • Critical - Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. Observed oprator touch garbage can and money , contact customers hands and put on gloves and served/touch ready to eat foods without washing hands.
  • Critical - Observed food, other than frankfurters, prepared on a hot dog cart.Observed pulled pork sold from hotdog cart in hot hold unit of hotdog cart.not individually wrapped.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous chili/ cooked onions and peppers not individually packaged being served from a hot dog cart.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food thawed at room temperature.Observed package of hotdogs thawing on cart top at ambient air temperature Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above.observed hotdogs at 129 degrees F on cart warmer.
  • Unwrapped single-service strraws not presented so that only they are not touched and open to dust and windblown contamination .
3/7/2012Routine - FoodEmergency order recommended
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location.obsetved handtowels stored over in use tongs on cart,water drip on tongs when washing hands and reaching for towels. Corrected On Site.
  • Plumbing system in disrepair.observed handsink not working - using temporary water in jug with on off spout.
11/19/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Faucet/handle missing at plumbing fixture.cold water handle missing.
  • Observed nonfood-grade hose used at water intake of mobile unit. Using washing mmachine hose for potable water fill.
  • Critical - Observed toxic item stored by food.observed sanitizer pump stored over potatoes Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Vacuum breaker mising at hose bibb.
11/16/2011Routine - FoodCall Back - Admin. complaint recommended
  • Critical - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink.tanks full water does not work. Corrected On Site.use portable water tank untio able to get unit fixed.
  • Critical - No chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine.
5/25/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Cold water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times.dirty rags stored in handsink Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands.put on gloves to serve food without washing hands. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed expired Food Manager Certification.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.sausage and hotdogs found at 44 degrees F in cooler on cart. Corrected On Site. added ice to cooler.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food thawed in an improper manner.hotdogs thawed on counter of cart Corrected On Site.put in cooler.
4/19/2011Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Observed employee put on gloves and engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing.storing aluminum foil in handsink Corrected On Site.
12/9/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength for manual warewashing.over 300ppm bleached test paper white Corrected On Site.water added to 100ppm
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times.blocked by single service items Corrected On Site.
10/7/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
7/21/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 5/12/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
No report available. 1/20/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 10/9/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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