Name: BIRDS NEST
Type: Tavern with no food preparation
Sub type: Full Service
Address: 107 1st Street Sw, Rake, IA 50465
Owner and phone: TONY J. HAMSON 641-566-3072
Total inspections: 18
Last inspection: 11/3/2010
Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Wall/ceiling coverings & coatings, not easily cleanable 6-201.16, p 168)
Consumer advisory posted (Consumer advisory: menu does not identify foods served raw or undercooked with an asterisk and disclosure of potential risk of consumption in undercooked form 3-603.11(B), pg 95) Consumer advisory needs to be added at the next menu revision.
License posted/maintained (License not posted/displayed 8-304.11, p 200)
Food Temperature/Time Control
Cold hold (PHF food not maintained at 41° F or below 3-501.16, pg 82) Refrigerator holding at 47F. Refrigerators need to be held at 41F or below.
Good hygienic practices (Animal handling prohibition 2-403.11, p 46) Dog within facility at time of inspection. Dog placed outside.
Cross-Contamination Protection (Inadequate protection from cross-contamination 3-302.11, p 61) Raw onions on top of raw beef package in walk-in cooler. Store onions on shelf.
Accessible/soap & towels provided (Handsink maintained/accessible/restricted use 5-205.11, pg 151) Hand sink covered by cutting boards in kitchen. Keep handsink open for use at all times.
Smoking area: designated/posted (Smoking prohibitions in public buildings: signs posted, ashtrays present, smoking observed. IAC 641-153) Ashtray present in backroom. Remove ashtrays.
Approved Source/Sound Condition (Non-compliance with food law 3-201.11, p 48) Tomatoes in walk-in have mold. Dispose of this product.
Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Floors, walls, ceilings installed, are not easily cleanable 6-201.11, p 166) Ceiling in backroom has exposed insulation. Cover this insulation to reduce posible contamination.
Adequate pest control (Outer openings, protected 6-202.15, p 170) Back door has large opening near bottom. Repair or replace back door to eliminate possible pest entrance.
Inside physical facilities designed/maintained (Toilet doors not kept closed 6-501.19, p 178) Womens restroom door is missing. Replace door.
Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces not clean 4-601.11(C), p 129, 4-602.13, p 133) Inside/bottom of the bar beer cooler needs to be drained and cleaned.
Adequate pest control (Outer openings, protected 6-202.15, p 170) Space exists to the outside in the back store room area. Repair openings in the wall and around the exterior door to prevent rodent entry into building.
Thermometers provided/accurate (Thermometers: inaccurate 4-203.11 & 12, p 107, 4-502.11(B)(C), p 128) THE THERMOMETER IN THE KITCHEN REFRIGERATOR APPEARS TO BE INACCURATE. REPLACE THE THERMOMETER.
Food contact surfaces (Utensils not maintained in good repair 4-502.11(A), p 128) THE RUBBER SPATULA IS IN POOR CONDITION. DISCARD THE SPATULA.
Adequate warewashing facilities (Drainboards provided for soiled and cleaned items 4-301.13, p 118) Purchase a new drainboard.
Food contact surfaces (Food contact surfaces, characteristics 4-101.11, p 101) Clean and sanitize the prep kitchen and the bar area.
Non-food contact surfaces (Wiping cloths, in sanitizing solution, used one purpose 3-304.14, p 66)
Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Floors, walls, ceilings installed, are not easily cleanable 6-201.11, p 166) All floors are in poor condition. Replace.
Adequate pest control (Insect control devices, design, installation 6-202.13, p 169) Nats are flying around the prep area and bar area-clean and sanitize with bleach.