Mid Peninsula Seafood, 400 S 49 St, St Petersburg, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: MID PENINSULA SEAFOOD
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 400 S 49 St, St Petersburg, FL 33707
License #: 6213920
Total inspections: 16
Last inspection: 4/23/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface.Fryers on the cook line have buildup of fried grease and food debris.
  • Basic - In-use ice scoop stored on soiled surface between uses. Bag used for storage soiled.
  • Basic - Utensils in poor condition.Fryer baskets on fry line.
  • High Priority - Employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands - food was not being heated as a sole ingredient to 145 degrees F or immediately added to other ingredients to be cooked/heated to the minimum required temperature to allow bare hand contact. Establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Raw animal foods not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature in walk-in cooler.Case of raw chicken on top of cooler full of raw grouper.
  • Intermediate - Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food opened and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Fresh fish
  • Intermediate - Encrusted material on can opener blade.
4/23/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
11/26/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. In mashed potatoes inside reach in cooler
  • Basic - Food debris/dust/grease/soil residue on exterior of oven.
  • Basic - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food thawed at room temperature. Packaged pork **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Wiping cloth sanitizer solution exceeds the maximum concentration allowed. Chlorine 200 ppm
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance on/around soda dispensing nozzles.
  • Intermediate - Employee washed hands in a sink other than an approved handwash sink.
  • Intermediate - No metal stem-type thermometer provided to measure temperature of food products.
  • Intermediate - Slicer blade guard soiled with old food debris. Storage room
5/22/2013Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Basic - Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food.( sugar container) **Warning**
  • Basic - Condensation or other drainage not disposed of according to law.( dripping inside white upright cooler, above raw fish and condiment cooler) **Warning**
  • Basic - Equipment in poor repair.( countertop next to 3 Compartment sink) **Warning**
  • Basic - Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.( and Dishwash area) **Warning**
  • Basic - Grease accumulated on kitchen floor.( under/ behind ice machine) **Warning**
  • Basic - In-use tongs stored on oven door handle between uses. **Warning**
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit.( white upright) **Warning**
  • Basic - Reuse of ridged single-use container.( white plastic containers) **Warning**
  • High Priority - Evidence of mop/cleaning wastewater dumped onto ground.( rear of restaurant ) **Warning**
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.( hush puppy batter, made with egg and milk) **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Encrusted material on can opener blade. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Multiuse food-contact surface not smooth, free of breaks/cracks/chips/pits/crevices.( prep counter at pass thru window; chipped/ cracked countertop) **Warning**
  • Intermediate - No chlorine chemical test kit provided when using chlorine sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Required employee training expired for all employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. (05/22/2013) **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. **Warning**
3/20/2013Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical - Observed hand wash sink used for purpose other than washing hands. bus tub containing raw shrimp in handwash sink
  • Critical - Observed nonready-to-eat food handled by employees without the use of gloves, deli paper, scoops, tongs or other utensils. while packaging cheesecake portions
  • Critical - Observed one severly dented can - v 8 juice Corrected On Site. removed from inventory
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food thawing in standing water. pollock Corrected On Site. placed under running water
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor. case of hinged take out containers Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. bulk sugar bin
7/10/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Violation: 22-28-1 Observed interior of counter reach-in freezer soiled with food/ice build up.
3/30/2012Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • Critical - Exit signs not properly illuminated. For reporting purposes only.
  • Floors not maintained smooth and durable.
  • Observed build-up of food / grease build up grill line storage shelves.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on aluminum storage racks in kitchen.
  • Observed employees with no hair restraints.
  • Observed french fry server stored in crevices between equipment.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Critical - Observed grill line food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.
  • Observed grill line wall soiled with accumulated grease.
  • Critical - Observed interior of counter reach-in freezer soiled with food/ice build up.
  • Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in keg cooler soiled water / mildew.
  • Observed kitchen deep freezer in poor repair. Repair loose insulation in door.
  • Observed leaking pipe beneath kitchen handwash sink.
  • Observed wall in disrepair next to dining room exit door.
  • Observed walls soiled with accumulated food debris.
  • Critical - Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation.
1/25/2012Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • Critical - Exit signs not properly illuminated. For reporting purposes only.
  • Critical - Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Observed build-up of mold-like substance on storeroom shelves.
  • Critical - Observed buildup of mold on shelves in the walk-in cooler.
  • Observed employees with no hair restraints.
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Critical - Observed grill line food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in kitchen cooler/freezer soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Critical - Observed interiors of microwaves soiled.
  • Observed leaking pipe beneath 3 compartment sink.
  • Observed walls soiled with accumulated black debris in storeroom area.
  • Observed walls soiled with accumulated food debris.
  • Observed walls soiled with accumulated grease.
  • Critical - Reach-in keg cooler not cleaned prior to accumulation of soil residue.
8/30/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.[kitchen ] Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory.[kitchen ] Corrected On Site.
  • In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container.
  • Critical - No cleaning agent provided in first compartment of sink.
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface.[exterior surfaces of equipment;ie,fryers]
  • Observed gaskets with slimy/mold-like build-up.[old food,reachin coolers]
  • Observed grease accumulated on kitchen floor.[corners,under equipment , and throughout facility,etc]
  • Observed reuse of single-service articles.[plastic oyster containers]
  • Critical - Observed soil residue in storage containers.[bulk]
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris.[fish filet aa]
2/28/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food.[flour bin]
  • In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container.[sugar bin]
  • Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Corrected On Site.
  • Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable.[exposed/raw wood ]
  • Nonfood-contact surfaces not designed and constructed to allow easy cleaning and maintenance.[wood board][handwash sink area]
  • Observed walk-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. Repeat Violation.
  • Nonfood-contact equipment exposed to splash/spillage not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable.[wood surfaces]
  • Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.[mixer]
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface.[handwash sink area]
  • Observed reuse of single-service articles.[celery container ]
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.[throughout ]
  • Observed grease accumulated on kitchen floor.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris.[3 compartment sink area]
8/30/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. milk
  • Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. reachin freezer no PHFs
  • Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit near cookline.
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense food that is not ready-to-eat. rice
  • Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Observed walk-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair.
  • Wiping cloth chlorine sanitizing solution not at proper minimum strength. greater than 300ppms Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.
  • Critical. Observed soil residue on storage containers.
  • Critical. Observed soil buildup inside ice bin. surface rust at top interior.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of soiled material in the glass door reach-in cooler.
  • Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. reachin cooler across from deep fat fryers.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in freezer soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Debris build up on dry storage shelves near back door.
  • Observed residue build-up on rack in above three compartment sink.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on can opener holder.
  • Observed gaskets with slimy/mold-like build-up.
  • Observed food debris build up on shelf with to go containers.
  • Unwrapped single-service utensils not presented so that only the handles are touched. plastc spoons near cookline.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris in three compartment sink area.
  • Observed ceiling soiled with accumulated food debris.
  • Lights missing the proper end caps.
  • Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle above three compartment sink.
6/22/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
2/16/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Violation: 15-32-1 Observed walk-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair.
  • Critical. Violation: 22-21-1 Observed white substsnce buildup inside walls of ice bin.
  • Violation: 23-03-1 Observed build-up of grease between deep fat fryers
  • Violation: 23-04-1 Observed build-up of food debris substance on surface of the walkin cooler shelves.
  • Violation: 23-05-1 Observed residue build-up shelves below microwave oven and storage shelves.
  • Violation: 36-13-1 Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Violation: 37-05-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris near three compartment sink.
1/21/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Extension given, pending
  • Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. whole milk in walkin cooler
  • Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in condiment cooler.
  • Observed walk-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair.
  • Nonfood-contact equipment exposed to splash/spillage not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable. rusted shelving.
  • Critical. Observed soiled beer reach-in cooler.
  • Critical. Observed soiled condiment reach-in cooler gaskets.
  • Critical. Observed white substsnce buildup inside walls of ice bin.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of soiled material on bottom of glass door reach-in cooler.
  • Observed dust debris build up on fan shield
  • Observed build-up of grease between deep fat fryers
  • Observed build-up of food debris substance on surface of the walkin cooler shelves.
  • Observed residue build-up shelves below microwave oven and storage shelves.
  • Observed build-up of food debris can opener holder.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees at front counter hand sink.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris near three compartment sink.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris near hand wash sink.
  • Critical. Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification.
  • Critical. Observed expired Food Manager Certification.
  • Critical. No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment. Pro
11/2/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
No report available. 4/9/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 10/15/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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