Giovanni's Pizza, 2020 - 1st Ave E, Newton, IA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Business Info

Name: GIOVANNI'S PIZZA
Type: Restaurant with liquor
Sub type: Full Service
Address: 2020 - 1st Ave E, Newton, IA 50208
Owner and phone: GIOVANNI'S PIZZA REST INC
(641)792-2023

Total inspections: 18
Last inspection: 4/2/2009

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

  • Food Source/Handling
    • Date Marking (Inadequate date marking of ready-to-eat foods 3-501.17, p 83)
      Opened and cooked foods stored in coolers shall be dated ; Corrected on site
    • Labeling (Food working containers not identified with common name of food 3-302.12, p 63)
      Bulk food containers shall be labeled with common name of contents
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Utensils not maintained in good repair 4-502.11(A), p 128)
      Rubber spatulas shall be discarded when they become chipped or torn
    • Ventilation (Ventilation system, air ducts, filters not kept clean 6-501.14, p 177)
      Air vent and surrounding area in coolers require frequent cleaning
  • Other Operations
    • Inside physical facilities designed/maintained (Uncovered receptacle ladies toilet room 5-501.17, p 160)
      Womens restroom requires covered waste container
4/2/2009Routine
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Date Marking (Inadequate date marking of ready-to-eat foods 3-501.17, p 83)
      ALL OPENED AND COOKED FOODS SHALL BE DATED WHILE STORED IN COOLERS : CORRECTED ON SITE
    • Labeling (Food working containers not identified with common name of food 3-302.12, p 63)
      BULK FOOD CONTAINERS REQUIRE LABELED WITH COMMON NAME OF CONTENTS
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Cleaning frequency/cross-contamination prevention 4-602.11, p 130)
      SLICER NEEDS FREQUENT CLEANING : CORRECTED ON SITE
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces not clean 4-601.11(C), p 129, 4-602.13, p 133)
      GENERAL CLEANING REQUIRED (FLOORS WALL CEILING)
    • Ventilation (Ventilation system, air ducts, filters not kept clean 6-501.14, p 177)
      EXHAUST VENTS REQUIRE REGULAR CLEANING
5/21/2008Routine
No violation noted during this evaluation. 5/31/2007Re-Check
No violation noted during this evaluation. 5/3/2007Routine
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Handwashing facilities provided (Handsink provided/located 5-203.11, p 150, 5-204.11, p 151)
      Inadequate number of hand washing lavatories necessary for convenient use by employees- purchased but not installed at this time.
12/5/2006Re-Check
No violation noted during this evaluation. 10/31/2006Routine
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Date Marking (Inadequate date marking of ready-to-eat foods 3-501.17, p 83)
      Pasta and salad not datemarked in walkin cooler.
    • Food Protection (Storage, clean, off-the-floor 3-305.11, p 68)
      Food stored on floor in freezer and cooler.
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Plumbing: installed/maintained (Service or mop sink requirment not met 5-203.13, p 150)
      No mop sink.
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Thermometers provided/accurate (Thermometers: inaccurate 4-203.11 & 12, p 107, 4-502.11(B)(C), p 128)
      Stem thermometer was 23 degrees off (corrected)
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Lights not shielded 6-202.11, p 168)
      Missing light shields in pizza prep area.
  • Other Operations
    • Inside physical facilities designed/maintained (Physical facilities, not maintained in good repair 6-501.11, p 176)
3/25/2005Routine
No report available.12/17/2004Routine
No report available.7/22/2004Routine
No report available.12/19/2003Routine
No report available.9/12/2003Routine
No report available.8/13/2003Routine
No report available.12/20/2002Routine
No report available.8/28/2002Routine
No report available.12/20/2001Routine
No report available.6/19/2001Routine
No report available.12/20/2000Routine
No report available.8/30/2000Routine

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