Birds Nest, 107 1st Street Sw, Rake, IA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Business Info

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

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Wall/ceiling coverings & coatings, not easily cleanable 6-201.16, p 168)
  • Other Operations
    • 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)
11/3/2010Routine
  • 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.
  • Personnel
    • Good hygienic practices (Animal handling prohibition 2-403.11, p 46)
      Dog within facility at time of inspection. Dog placed outside.
  • Food Source/Handling
    • 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.
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • 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.
  • Other Operations
    • Smoking area: designated/posted (Smoking prohibitions in public buildings: signs posted, ashtrays present, smoking observed. IAC 641-153)
      Ashtray present in backroom. Remove ashtrays.
12/16/2009Routine
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Approved Source/Sound Condition (Non-compliance with food law 3-201.11, p 48)
      Tomatoes in walk-in have mold. Dispose of this product.
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • 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.
  • Other Operations
    • 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.
10/10/2008Routine
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • 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.
  • Other Operations
    • 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.
11/15/2007Routine
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • 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.
12/12/2006Routine
  • Warewashing
    • Adequate warewashing facilities (Drainboards provided for soiled and cleaned items 4-301.13, p 118)
      Purchase a new drainboard.
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • 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.
  • Other Operations
    • 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.
12/1/2005Routine
No report available.12/6/2004Routine
No report available.10/29/2003Routine
No report available.11/19/2002Routine
No report available.6/21/2001Routine
No report available.9/6/2000Routine
No report available.12/2/1999Routine
No report available.9/7/1999Routine
No report available.12/9/1998Routine
No report available.4/16/1997Routine
No report available.2/28/1996Routine
No report available.12/20/1995Routine
No report available.2/22/1994Routine

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