U China, 326 Seabreeze Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Business Info

Name: U CHINA
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 326 Seabreeze Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
License #: 7406887
Total inspections: 20
Last inspection: 10/29/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Buildup of food debris/soil residue on equipment door handles. Sanyo cooler.
  • Basic - Gaskets with slimy/mold-like build-up. Front line cooler. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Ice buildup in chest freezer.
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. Kenmore cooler.
  • Basic - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Cooked rice/pasta hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Cooked rice 109°F. Recommend time. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Employee failed to wash hands before putting on gloves to work with food. **Repeat Violation**
  • High Priority - Raw animal foods not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature in chest freezer - all products not commercially packaged.
  • Intermediate - Proof of required state approved employee training not available for some employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233.
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked.
  • Intermediate - Soil residue in food storage containers. Dry storage. **Repeat Violation**
10/29/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. Diced pork, Kenmore cooler.
  • Basic - Build-up of grease on hood filters.
  • Basic - Buildup of food debris/soil residue on equipment door handles. Reach in cooler.
  • Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable.
  • Basic - Food stored in holding unit not covered. Pork, Sliced carrots, Raw beef, Raw chicken and sauces, reach in cooler.
  • Basic - Gaskets with slimy/mold-like build-up. Front line cooler.
  • Basic - Grease accumulated under cooking equipment. Fryers.
  • Basic - Ice buildup in chest freezer.
  • Basic - In-use wet wiping cloth/towel used under cutting board.
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. Front line cooler.
  • Basic - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food ( Raw shrimp ) thawed in standing water. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Raw beef stored above unwashed produce. Reach in cooler.
  • High Priority - Employee failed to wash hands before putting on gloves to work with food.
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicken, Pork 45°F ... Top part. Advised to keep closed and monitor temperatures.
  • Intermediate - Food thermometer(s) not calibrated according to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Intermediate - Interior of front line cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Intermediate - Interior of refrigerator soiled with accumulation of food residue. Kenmore cooler.
  • Intermediate - Probe thermometer not used to ensure proper food temperatures. It was being used as an ambient thermometer.
  • Intermediate - Soil residue in food storage containers. Dry storage.
07/22/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Buildup of food debris/soil residue on equipment door handles.
  • Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable.
  • Basic - Food stored in holding unit not covered. Reach in cooler.
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. Both refrigerators.
  • Basic - Raw chicken stored above unwashed produce....broccoli inside reach in cooler.
  • Intermediate - Interior of front line cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Intermediate - No soap provided at handwash sink.
  • Intermediate - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food left at room temperature to cool. Pork.
  • Intermediate - Soil residue in food storage containers.
5/20/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Build-up of grease/dust/debris on hood filters.
  • Basic - Buildup of food debris/soil residue on equipment door handles.
  • Basic - Food debris/dust/grease/soil residue on exterior of fryers.
  • Basic - Food stored in holding unit not covered. Reach in cooler/freezer.
  • Basic - Gaskets with slimy/mold-like build-up.
  • Basic - Grease accumulated under cooking equipment. Fryers.
  • Basic - Ice buildup in chest freezer.
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit.
  • Basic - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food thawed at room temperature. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Stored food not covered in chest freezer.
  • Intermediate - Cutting board(s) stained/soiled.
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing.
  • Intermediate - Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Locked cooler.
  • Intermediate - No soap provided at handwash sink. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Soil residue in food storage containers.
2/27/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Bathroom door left open other than during cleaning or maintenance. Men's Restroom.
  • Basic - Build-up of grease/dust/debris on hood filters.
  • Basic - Buildup of food debris/soil residue on equipment door handles.
  • Basic - Food debris/dust/grease/soil residue on exterior of reach-in cooler/refrigerator.
  • Basic - Food stored in dry storage area not covered.
  • Basic - Food stored in reach in freezer not covered.
  • Basic - Reach-in cooler shelves with rust that has pitted the surface.
  • Basic - Soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.
  • High Priority - Raw chicken stored over cooked food inside reach in freezer.
  • Intermediate - Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Men's restroom.
  • Intermediate - Soil residue in food storage containers.
10/2/2013Complaint FullInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Build-up of grease/dust/debris on hood filters.
  • Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable.
  • Basic - Food stored in holding unit not covered. Reach in cooler.
  • Basic - Nonfood-grade plastic to-go/thank you bags used in direct contact to store food.
  • Basic - Reach-in cooler shelves with rust that has pitted the surface.
  • Basic - Stored food not covered in chest freezer.
  • Basic - Wall soiled with accumulated grease. Cook line.
  • High Priority - Raw chicken stored over cooked food in the reach in cooler.
  • Intermediate - Interior of reach in freezer soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Egg rolls, cooked chicken inside reach in cooler.
  • Intermediate - Soil residue in food storage containers.
7/18/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food.
  • Basic - Build-up of grease/dust/debris on hood filters.
  • Basic - Clean knives/utensils stored in crevices between equipment.
  • Basic - Screen in door torn/in poor repair.
  • Basic - Stored food not covered in chest freezer.
  • Basic - Stored food not covered in walk-in cooler. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Wiping cloth/towel used under cutting board.
  • High Priority - Raw chicken stored above egg rolls in the reach in freezer.
  • Intermediate - Cutting board(s) stained/soiled.
  • Intermediate - Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
4/26/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Clean glasses, cups, utensils, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner.
  • Critical - Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory by three compartment sink. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Hood filters are not tight-fitting and firmly held in place - leaving open spaces. For reporting purposes only.
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. Scoop for the fried rice.
  • No Heimlich maneuver sign posted.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Critical - Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in freezer and front line cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Observed nonfood-grade bags used for food storage.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Diced pork, front line cooler 44?F.
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over cooked food. Raw chicken stored over cooked pork inside reach in cooler.
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Chest freezer.
  • Critical - Observed raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit/during preparation. Raw shrimp and raw beef in freezer.
  • Observed residue build-up on dry storage shelf.
  • Observed single-service articles handled, displayed, or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination. Plastic forks, spoons and knives in dining room for self service.
  • Critical - Observed soil residue in storage containers.
  • Observed storage of maintenance tools in areas that may result in cross-contamination.
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Flour in dry storage. Ribs, shrimp in reach in freezer. Cooked chicken and egg rolls in reach in cooler.
  • Observed unnecessary items on the premise.
  • Critical - Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. There was a large air gap above the screened back door to kitchen.
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. Cooked chicken and egg rolls held over 24 hours in the reach in cooler.
  • Wet mop not hung to dry.
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
12/7/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair. Front line cooler.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment. Fryers.
  • Critical - Observed handwash sink by 3 compartment sink used for purposes other than handwashing.
  • Critical - Observed interior of front line cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Critical - Observed raw beef stored over mushrooms in front line cooler.
  • Observed residue build-up on covers to front line cooler.
  • Observed ripped/worn tin foil used as shelf cover under steamed rice.
  • Critical - Observed soil residue in storage containers. Rice container.
  • Critical - Observed uncovered eggrolls inside chest freezer.
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in reach in cooler.
8/22/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - No thermometer provided to measure temperature of food product.
  • Observed build-up of grease on hood filters.
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair.
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in freezer soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Observed leaking faucet at three compartment sink.
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in reach in cooler.
4/23/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Observed a dented can of pineapple chunks and baby corn.
  • Observed build-up of grease between the fryer and the 16 inch metal separation shield.
  • Critical - Observed container of flammable material over 5 gallons stored in establishment. Gasoline container stored by single service items and paper products in dining area. For reporting purposes only.
  • Critical - Observed raw beef stored next to cooked chicken inside reach in cooler.
  • Critical - Observed raw beef stored over soy sauce inside reach in cooler.
  • Observed ripped/worn tin foil used as shelf cover.
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in dry storage area. Flour.
1/19/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
12/29/2011Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical - Violation: 08A-26-1 Observed raw chicken stored over ready-to-eat food. Reach in cooler.
  • Critical - Violation: 08A-28-1 Observed food stored on floor. Dry storage. Bag of onions.
  • Critical - Violation: 08A-29-1 Observed uncovered food in dry storage area. Flour.
  • Critical - Violation: 08A-29-1 Observed uncovered food in holding unit. Chest freezer. Raw beef, spring rolls.
  • Critical - Violation: 08A-29-1 Observed uncovered food in hot holding units. Soups.
  • Critical - Violation: 12A-22-1 Observed food employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands and the establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure. They were touching cooked pork with bare hands.
  • Critical - Violation: 12B-07-1 Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table. Open soda cans.
  • Violation: 14-37-1 Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
  • Violation: 14-51-1 Observed nonfood-grade bags used for food storage. Spring rolls, chest freezer.
  • Critical - Violation: 16-13-1 Observed three-compartment sink in disrepair. The divider was broken.
  • Critical - Violation: 22-18-1 Observed soil residue in storage containers.
  • Critical - Violation: 22-28-1 Observed interior of front line cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Critical - Violation: 22-28-1 Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Violation: 23-03-1 Observed build-up of grease on cooking equipment. Fryers.
  • Critical - Violation: 35A-06-1 Observed the accumulation of dead flies on pest emitting strips.
  • Violation: 36-13-1 Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment. Fryers.
  • Critical - Violation: 41B-02-1 Observed pesticide-emitting strip present in food prep area.
  • Violation: 51-18-1 No copy of latest inspection report.
10/17/2011Routine - FoodCall Back - Admin. complaint recommended
  • Critical - Insecticid use not in compliance with regulations. Household can of RAID.
  • Critical - No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. Corrected On Site.
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
  • Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees by 3 compartment sink.
  • Critical - Observed a dented can of corn.
  • Critical - Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Observed build-up of grease on cooking equipment. Fryers.
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
  • Critical - Observed food employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands and the establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. Dry storage.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment. Fryers.
  • Critical - Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food.
  • Critical - Observed insecticide stored by food. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed interior of front line cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Observed nonfood-grade bags used for food storage.
  • Critical - Observed pesticide-emitting strip present in food prep area.
  • Critical - Observed raw chicken stored over ready-to-eat food. Reach in cooler.
  • Critical - Observed soil residue in storage containers.
  • Critical - Observed the accumulation of dead flies on pest emitting strips.
  • Critical - Observed three-compartment sink in disrepair.
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in dry storage area.
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in holding unit. Chest freezer.
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in hot holding units. Soups.
  • Critical - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.
8/9/2011Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical - Violation: 05-08-1 No thermometer provided to measure temperature of food product.
  • Violation: 14-36-1 Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair. reach in cooler in dining room
  • Violation: 15-28-2 Hood filters are not tight-fitting and firmly held in place - leaving open spaces. For reporting purposes only.
  • Violation: 23-03-1 Observed build-up of grease/food debris on cookline
  • Critical - Violation: 32-22-1 Observed objectionable odors in dry storage room, from drain.
5/26/2011Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. used to store plastic containers
  • Critical - Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory. womens and mens restroom
  • Hood filters are not tight-fitting and firmly held in place - leaving open spaces. For reporting purposes only.
  • In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. in flour, corn starch, sugar
  • Critical - No thermometer provided to measure temperature of food product.
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. hood filters
  • Observed build-up of grease/food debris on cookline
  • Critical - Observed dead roaches on premises.3 in corner next to chest freezer
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair. reach in cooler in dining room
  • Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. plastic shopping bag used to store pork in reach in cooler
  • Critical - Observed objectionable odors in dry storage room, from drain.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicken sitting out at 46F. Advised operator to return item to cooler.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Garlic in oil on cookline at 77F. Advised to ice or refrigerate
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food thawed at room temperature. chicken. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 1 dropping in corner next to chest freezer
  • Critical - Observed shell eggs cut vegetables in stainless steel reach in cooler
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. chicken in chest freezer
  • Critical - Stop Sale issued due to unapproved source of food product.
5/25/2011Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • 32 Handwash sink missing from mens restroom time extiensiin until next routine visit.
  • 8a Food stored prohibited area.rice and spaghetti stored in dining room. Time extension until next routine visit.
10/21/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method. cooked chicken cooled at room temperature Corrected On Site.transferred to walk in cooler.
  • Critical. Observed food stored in a prohibited area.bags of rice,box of spaghetti stored in dining room.
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food.raw burgers stored over frozen vegetables in black decker freezer.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floorbag of onions stored on floor under back handwash sink.
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location.knives stored between reachnin cooler and prep rable. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed single-service articles handled, displayed, or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination.
  • Critical. Observed bathroom facility in disrepair.missing handwash sink in mens restroom.
  • Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found.20 old droppings on shelf under prep table.15 old droppings observed on shelf in water heater room.26 old droppings on floor near water heater.
  • Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found 4 live roaches in box of plastic wrap.Box put in garbage can outside of restaurant. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found 3 dead roaches on shelf in water heater room.one live roach on wall outside water heater room.3 live roaches under drainboard of 3 compartment sink. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed grease accumulated on kitchen floor.under fryer area.
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.in water heater area.
  • Critical. Pesticide use not in accordance with manufacturer's directions.raid non commercial roach spray used for pest control.
10/20/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.MSG.
  • Critical. Observed unpackaged food in an unprotected holding unit in a customer/nonsecure area. unlocked refridgerator with vegetables located at back of dining room. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food.raw chicken,beef stored over buckets of sauce in maximum cooler.
  • In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container.cornstarch Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Food-contact surfaces not cleaned after being contaminationed.meat grinder.
7/19/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.salt and flour containers.
  • Critical. Observed unpackaged food in an unprotected holding unit in a customer/nonsecure area.unlocked Traulsen refridgerator in dining room area.
  • 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.sugar,corn starch.
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location.meat cleaver stored between table and make table cooler.
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.at handsink in back of kitchen.
3/11/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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