New China, 1013 Amelia Plaza, Fernandina Beach, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: NEW CHINA
Address: 1013 Amelia Plaza, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Type: Permanent Food Service
License #: 5500878
Total inspections: 9
Last inspection: 08/24/2010

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Critical. Potentially hazardous food held under time as a public health control without time marking indicating 4-hour limit. melon and sushi, forgot to write times, discarded Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method. 100F rice in warmer cooling down, placed in walk-in cooler explained and gave cooling chart Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. ice cream and white rice at buffet line have no sneeze guard, ice in ice bin, lid opened, handsink next to ice bin without a splash guard, placed lid back on ice bin Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. No monitoring of buffet/salad bar by employee trained in safe operating procedures. customer serving ice cream and leaking fingers, mgr told him he would scoop it for him
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. on rice Corrected On Site.
  • Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. 80F water, rice spatula Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. by beverage area Corrected On Site.
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair. prep reachin
  • Wiping cloth chlorine sanitizing solution not at proper minimum strength. 0ppm Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. 2 hood filters
  • Salad bar/buffet plates/bowls not properly protected or inverted to prevent contamination. Repeat Violation.
  • No mop/service sink installed/available at establishment. blocked, rack on top
  • Observed leaking pipe/faucet at plumbing fixture. 3 comp sink
  • Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated dust. vents in walk-in
  • Critical. Unlabeled toxic container does not bear the manufacturer's label. sanitizer water Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Certified Food Manager unable to answer basic Food Code questions. didn't know Big 4 foodborne illnesses
08/24/2010Routine - FoodAdministrative complaint recommended
  • No Violations Were Observed
5/12/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. several items on buffet; explained time as public health control; made a list of food and wrote times Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. reachin across from fryers in walk-in
  • Critical. Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. white rice not under sneeze guard
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. raw chicken over soy sauce buckets in walk-in Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. walk-in freezer Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. several cooked foods in walk-in Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed nonready-to-eat food handled by employees without the use of gloves, deli paper, scoops, tongs or other utensils. scooping with cup, explained her Corrected On Site.
  • Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. rice scoop
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable. prep unit
  • Observed detergent and sanitizer mixed together and used for wiping cloths. Corrected On Site.
  • Wiping cloth chlorine sanitizing solution not at proper minimum strength. 0ppm Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed soil buildup inside ice bin. interior top
  • Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease, food and/or soil deposits. handles on prep reach-in coolers, all ; handle on walk-in cooler
  • Observed utensils stored in crevices between equipment. knife Corrected On Site.
  • Salad bar/buffet plates/bowls not properly protected or inverted to prevent contamination.
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. handsink front counter
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. handsink, beverage area Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. handsink, beverage area Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Outer openings not protected with self-closing doors. rear door
  • Critical. Observed toxic item improperly stored. spray bottle by coffee filters, beverage area Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Unlabeled toxic container does not bear the manufacturer's label. soap and sanitizer buckets
  • Critical. Deep fat fryer installed without 16-inch separation from open flame. For reporting purposes only. fryer and wok
  • Critical. No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation. mgr out of town
  • 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. some employees haven't been trained, 2 certification 5 employees at this time.
3/11/2010Routine - FoodAdministrative complaint recommended
  • No Violations Were Observed
3/11/2010Routine - FoodAdmin. Complaint Callback Complied
  • Critical. Violation: 02-26-1 Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Bulk containers.
  • Critical. Violation: 03B-03-1 Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Rice 130 buffet line. Corrected On Site. Thrown away.
  • Critical. Violation: 06-04-1 Observed potentially hazardous food thawed at room temperature. Chicken
  • Critical. Violation: 08A-23-1 Observed improper vertical separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods. Raw chicken over rice walk in cooler.
  • Critical. Violation: 08A-28-1 Observed food stored on floor. Walk in freezer.
  • Critical. Violation: 08A-29-1 Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Walk in cooler
  • Critical. Violation: 08A-29-1 Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Open bags of rice on shelf.
  • Critical. Violation: 08A-29-1 Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Open cans of sauces on bottom shelf of work table.
  • Critical. Violation: 08B-04-1 Observed cloth used as a food-contact surface. Cloth under cutting board.
  • Critical. Violation: 09-05-1 Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense food that is not ready-to-eat. Bulk containers.
  • Violation: 14-31-1 Equipment or utensils not designed or constructed in a durable manner. Plastic bottle cut in half used as s oop in rice.
  • Violation: 14-37-1 Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
  • Violation: 14-51-1 Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. Bulk containers.
  • Critical. Violation: 31-09-1 Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. Bag of apples and cloths in handsink.
  • Critical. Violation: 32-15-1 No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.
  • Violation: 51-11-1 Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • Violation: 51-18-1 No copy of latest inspection report.
1/7/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Admin. complaint recommended
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Bulk containers.
  • Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Rice 130 buffet line. Corrected On Site. Thrown away.
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed at room temperature. Chicken
  • Critical. Observed improper horizontal separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods. Raw chicken and beef on same shelf.
  • Critical. Observed improper vertical separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods. Raw chicken over rice walk in cooler.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. Walk in freezer.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Walk in cooler
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Open cans of sauces on bottom shelf of work table.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Open bags of rice on shelf.
  • Critical. Observed cloth used as a food-contact surface. Cloth under cutting board.
  • 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. Bulk containers.
  • Critical. Observed food employee (cook, dishwasher, wait staff, etc.) washing hands in a sink other than an approved hand wash sink. Employee washed hands in 3 comp sink.
  • Critical. Observed employee improperly washing hands. Employee did not use soap when washing hands.
  • Equipment or utensils not designed or constructed in a durable manner. Plastic bottle cut in half used as s oop in rice.
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
  • Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. Bulk containers.
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener. Blade filthy
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. Hood filters
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. Deep fryer cabinets.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Exterior of bbulk containers.
  • Observed clean utensils/equipment stored in dirty drawers, racks, vestibules or toilet rooms, or between equipment/walls. Knife between tables.
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor. Food containers area by ice machine.
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. Bag of apples and cloths in handsink.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. Paper towels taped so they could not be used.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
10/22/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
No report available. 9/25/2008Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 9/15/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 8/26/2008Routine - FoodWarning Issued

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