Sam's Sodas & Sandwiches, 127 W 5th, Carroll, IA 51401 - inspection findings and violations



Business Info

Name: SAM'S SODAS & SANDWICHES
Address: 127 W 5th, Carroll, IA 51401
Phone: (712)792-0550
Total inspections: 2
Last inspection: 08/06/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection date

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  • Mechanical warewashing equipment, hot water sanitizing temperatures
    Observation: Dish machine test strip didn't turn black after 6 wash cycles.
  • Foods are cooled using appropriate methods
    Observation: Gravy and leftover crock foods from lunch sit out too long too hot before being put away.
  • PHF/TCS foods maintained at 41°F or below, except during preparation, cooling, cooling, or when time is used as a public health control
    Observation: Wrap cooler and upright cooler - holding at 50 degrees.
08/06/2014Physical Recheck
  • Ventilation hood system and filters designed to be cleanable, prevent dripping, and are adequate to prevent grease or condensation from collecting on walls and ceilings
    Observation: Vents are heavily soiled and drip grease onto cooking equipment.
  • Manual warewashing equipment, hot water sanitizing temperatures
    Observation: There are a few large items that do not fit in dishwasher to be washed, rinsed, and sanitized -there is only one basin to manually wash dishes. This is a double basin - one side food prep/dishwashing other side handwashing with shared faucet.
  • Plumbing system maintained in good repair
    Observation: Leak under dishwasher coming from pipe adjacent to.
  • Equipment used for heating, holding, and cooling of food shall be sufficient in number and capacity to provide adequate food temperatures
    Observation: One double refrigerator and one upright freezer and several small freezers for frozen food may not be adequate to hold food below 41 degrees during busy service times and cooling of prepared foods and leftovers.
  • Physical facilities maintained clean: Cleaning frequency, restrictions, and methods
    Observation: Floors under cooking equipment are greasy.
  • Demonstration of Knowledge
    Observation: Multiple food safety violations that indicate lack of food safety training and knowledge.
  • Foods are cooled using appropriate methods
    Observation: Re-hydrated hashbrowns stored at 108 degrees in ice cream pail. Moved to shallow metal pan at time of inspection.
  • Non-food contact surfaces and food contact surfaces of cooking equipment and pans are clean
    Observation: Outside of fryers are grease laden. --Observation: Inside of freezers are heavily frosted over not allowing for optimum space for frozen food.
  • Refuse, recyclables, and returnables
    storage, maintenance, and removal
  • Mechanical warewashing equipment, hot water sanitizing temperatures
    Observation: Mechanical dish washer not reaching 180 degree sanitize to turn indicator strip black. Repeat violation from previous inspections.
  • A temperature measuring device with a suitable small diameter probe is provided and readily accessible to measure the temperature of thin foods
    Observation: Thermometer is not designed to take temperature of thin foods.
  • PHF/TCS foods maintained at 41°F or below, except during preparation, cooling, cooling, or when time is used as a public health control
    Observation: Small wrap cooler holding at 50 degrees. Turned down at time of inspection.
  • Bare hand contact with ready to eat foods
    Observation: Bare hand contact with ready to eat vegetables and bread during prep and service. No gloves on site - no barriers being used for ready to eat foods.
  • The ability to explain the responsibility of the person in charge for preventing the transmission of foodborne disease by a food employee who has a disease or medical condition that may cause foodborne disease.
    Observation: Employee health reporting agreement not in place.
07/18/2014Routine

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