Moonshine Tap, 100 South Wapsi Street, New Hampton, IA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Business Info

Restaurant: MOONSHINE TAP
Type: Tavern with no food preparation
Sub type: Full Service
Address: 100 South Wapsi Street, New Hampton, IA 50659
Owner and phone: HELEN GEERTS
Total inspections: 28
Last inspection: 5/18/2010

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

  • Food Source/Handling
    • Food Protection (Misc. sources of contamination 3-307.11, p 72)
      Heavy frost/ice in the upright freezer-defrost. Clean the bin holding the ice container at the bar.
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Safe water source, if private: date tested (Nonpublic water tested, records maintained 5-102.13, 5-102.14, p 146-147)
      Private water is not being tested in a timely manner. Well casing is rusting out. DNR has been notified.
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces: designed, cleanable 4-202.16, p 107)
      Heavy grease on all equipment.
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Materials characteristics for floors, walls, & ceilings 6-101.11, p 165)
      Floor is in poor condition in the walk in cooler. Light is not shielded above the sink at the bar sinks.
  • Other Operations
    • Handling/storage/labeling of toxic items (Personal medicine storage 7-207.11, p 186)
      Personal meds are stored in the prep area. Meds must be stored in an enclosed container and seperate from the food area.
    • Inside physical facilities designed/maintained (Physical facilities not kept clean, cleaning done to minimize exposure to food 6-501.12, p 176)
      An extensive cleaning is needed in the entire facility.
    • Smoking area: designated/posted (Smoking prohibitions in public buildings: signs posted, ashtrays present, smoking observed. IAC 641-153)
      Evidence of smoking is present in the enclosed entry way to the bar. The bar is full service food. Smokers must go outside to smoke.
5/18/2010Routine
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Cross-Contamination Protection (Inadequate protection from cross-contamination 3-302.11, p 61)
      Raw hamburger stored on top of case of beer. Store raw meats below and separate from foods and beverages. Repeat, corrected.
  • Warewashing
    • Manual washing/sanitizing (Inadequate sanitation of food contact surfaces/utensils 4-702.11, p 137)
      Sanitizer is weak in third sink at bar. Add more sanitizer when ready to do dishes.
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Handwashing facilities (Handwashing signs not posted 6-301.14, pg 173)
      Need handwashing signs at bar and kitchen handsinks.
  • Other Operations
    • Inside physical facilities designed/maintained (Light intensity requirement not met 6-303.11, p 174)
6/30/2009Routine
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Approved Source/Sound Condition (Non-compliance with food law 3-201.11, p 48)
    • Cross-Contamination Protection (Inadequate protection from cross-contamination 3-302.11, p 61)
      Raw ground beef in bag with cheeses on top of beer bottles and raw ground pork on shelf with other foods in walk-in cooler. Store raw meats below and separate from other foods - corrected.
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Handsink maintained/accessible/restricted use 5-205.11, pg 151)
    • Plumbing: installed/maintained (Plumbing maintained in good repair 5-205.15, p 153)
      Kitchen handsink had faucet handles removed - keep faucet handles on to promote proper handwashing, and repair the missing faucet handle on the kitchen three-compartment sink. Corrected.
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Storage: equipment/utensils, single service & use items 4-903.11, p 141)
      Styrofoam plates and take-out containers on floor in kitchen.
6/30/2008Routine
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Hand sink not kept clean 6-501.18, p 178)
      Clean the faucet, faucet handles and inside the kitchen handsink.
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces not clean 4-601.11(C), p 129, 4-602.13, p 133)
      Clean the blades of the kitchen ceiling fan - heavy dust buildup.
6/25/2007Routine
  • Food Temperature/Time Control
    • Hot hold (PHF food not maintained at 135°F or above 3-501.16(1), p 82)
      Seafood alfredo held at room temperature on stovetop. Store the food in the walk-in cooler until ready to reheat. Remember to reheat foods on stovetop or in microwave to 165 degrees first before placing in hot crockpot. Corrected on site.
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Date Marking (Inadequate date marking of ready-to-eat foods 3-501.17, p 83)
      Cottage cheese and coleslaw not date-marked - repeat violation.
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Handsink maintained/accessible/restricted use 5-205.11, pg 151)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Storage: equipment/utensils, single service & use items 4-903.11, p 141)
      Fry baskets and take-out containers stored on kitchen floor.
  • Other Operations
    • License posted/maintained (No license/operation without inspection IC137F.4 & 137F.9)
      License expired in January - application was given to owner and required to pay fee plus penalty. Failure to submit application and payment on Monday April 10 will result in closure of the facility.
4/7/2006Routine
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Date Marking (Inadequate date marking of ready-to-eat foods 3-501.17, p 83)
      Coleslaw and cottage cheese in walk-in cooler.
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Hand soap/cleanser not provided 6-301.11, p 173)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces not clean 4-601.11(C), p 129, 4-602.13, p 133)
      Clean the table under the fryers and microwave, clean inside the microwave, and the ceiling fan in the kitchen.
  • Other Operations
    • Inside physical facilities designed/maintained (Physical facilities not kept clean, cleaning done to minimize exposure to food 6-501.12, p 176)
      Clean the wall and floor under the oven and fryers, clean sink in men's restroom.
11/21/2005Routine
No violation noted during this evaluation. 6/27/2005Routine
No report available.8/26/2004Re-Check
No report available.8/17/2004Re-Check
No report available.6/24/2004Routine
No report available.6/13/2003Re-Check
No report available.4/8/2003Routine
No report available.6/28/2002Routine
No report available.7/2/2001Routine
No report available.12/22/2000Routine
No report available.6/26/2000Routine
No report available.6/2/1999Routine
No report available.9/2/1998Routine
No report available.3/25/1998Routine
No report available.2/2/1998Routine
No report available.11/18/1997Routine
No report available.10/22/1996Routine
No report available.10/9/1995Routine
No report available.4/26/1994Routine
No report available.9/7/1993Routine
No report available.11/6/1992Routine
No report available.8/1/1990Routine
No report available.12/1/1989Routine

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