Papa John's Pizza, 4503 Sw 9th St, Des Moines, IA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: PAPA JOHN'S PIZZA
Type: Restaurant without liquor
Sub type: Full Service
Address: 4503 Sw 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50315
Owner and phone: PJ IOWA LC
515-251-5909

Total inspections: 11
Last inspection: 9/24/2010

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

No violation noted during this evaluation. 9/24/2010Complaint
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Floor/wall junctures 6-201.13, p 167)
      Floor wall juncture damaged from water entry
  • Other Operations
    • Inside physical facilities designed/maintained (Physical facilities, not maintained in good repair 6-501.11, p 176)
      Water coming into facility after heavy rain
6/10/2010Complaint
No violation noted during this evaluation. 5/11/2010Complaint
No violation noted during this evaluation. 4/2/2010Mail-In
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Handsink maintained/accessible/restricted use 5-205.11, pg 151)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Thermometers provided/accurate (Temperature device not designed to check temperature in thin foods (meat patties) 4-302.12(B), pg 120)
      Need small tip thermometer for pizza
    • Food contact surfaces (Food contact surfaces not clean to sight or touch 4-601.11, p 129)
      2 vegetable slicers on cutting table and 1 knife have dried on food residue-clean after each use / counter mount can opener blade needs cleaned
  • 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 floor under 3 comp sink, under storage racks and sweep floor of walk-in cooler
    • License posted/maintained (Most recent inspection report not posted IAC 481-30.3(3))
      Post inspection report
3/30/2010Routine
No violation noted during this evaluation. 2/8/2009Mail-In
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Food Protection (Storage, clean, off-the-floor 3-305.11, p 68)
      Packages of pizza boxes stored on floor.
    • Handling of ready-to-eat foods (No direct bare hand contact with ready-to-eat foods 3-301.11, p 59)
      Observed employee handle peppers (that are placed in box) with bare hands. Corrected by placing tongs in pepper container.
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Handwashing facilities (Handwashing signs not posted 6-301.14, pg 173)
      Signage shall be posted at each hand sink used by employees reminding them to wash hands. Missing at dish area hand sink.
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Food contact surfaces not clean to sight or touch 4-601.11, p 129)
      Observed veggie slicer and tomato slicer unclean from yesterday.
  • Other Operations
    • Handling/storage/labeling of toxic items (Inadequate separation from food, equip, utensils, linens, single service 7-201.11, p 182)
      Observed chemical spray bottles hung over food items- sauce cups and lids and paper plates. A bottle of glue was stored on shelf above food prep sink.
    • Smoking area: designated/posted (Smoking prohibitions in public buildings: signs posted, ashtrays present, smoking observed. IAC 641-153)
      Observed 3 smoked cigerette butts on the floor of the office.
1/28/2009Routine
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Handsink maintained/accessible/restricted use 5-205.11, pg 151)
      Restricted use- Handsink by 3-compartment sink used to store soap container. Hand sinks shall be used for handwashing only- no storing, draining, rinsing. Gave signs to post.
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Floor/wall junctures 6-201.13, p 167)
      Wall/floor juncture by restroom in poor repair.
  • Other Operations
    • License posted/maintained (License not posted/displayed 8-304.11, p 200)
      Food license shall be posted in a visible location.
2/13/2008Routine
No violation noted during this evaluation. 4/5/2007Routine
No violation noted during this evaluation. 4/20/2006Routine
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Reuse of single service/use items 4-502.13, p 129)
3/28/2005Routine

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