Bill's Barbecue, 7102B Hull Street Road, Richmond, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Bill's Barbecue
Address: 7102B Hull Street Road, Richmond, Virginia
Total inspections: 20
Last inspection: Aug 13, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 0480 - Containers of food or food ingredients were not labeled to indicate their contents (sugar).
  • 0800 - Critical Several large pans of pork bbq were found in the reach-in cooler at improper temperature (47, 49F). This product was prepared the day prior to the inspection. This item did not cool effectively within the allowable time.
  • 1060 - The coatings used to cover the dish racks near the 3 compartment sink are not smooth, easily cleanable, or nonabsorbent.
August 13, 2009Routine12Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. March 04, 2009Routine00Details / Comments
0820 A 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical BBQ hot holding at improper temperatures.October 23, 2008Routine10Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. June 10, 2008Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the fan has accumulations of grime and debris.February 05, 2008Routine01Details / Comments
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers.
  • 1700 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.
October 09, 2007Routine11Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. June 11, 2007Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. February 06, 2007Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
  • 2810 - Ceiling in kitchen is not smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 3180 - Wall near door to dining room noted in need of cleaning.
October 23, 2006Routine02Details / Comments
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0820 - Critical Prep unit cold holding at improper temperatures.
June 23, 2006Routine12Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. March 06, 2006Routine00Details / Comments
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the fan in kitchen has accumulations of grime and debris.
November 10, 2005Routine02Details / Comments
  • 0690 - Corrected During Inspection Bottle of water in ice machine
  • 1150 - The nonfood contact surface of the utility sink is not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable. needs recaulking.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the circular fan has accumulations of grime and debris.
July 19, 2005Routine03Details / Comments
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 3180 - Floor under some equipment noted in need of cleaning.
March 16, 2005Routine02Details / Comments
  • 3260 - Employees are not using the dressing rooms or lockers provided. Personal items not stored in designated area.
  • 1730 - The food temperature measuring device was found out of calibration in the range of use.
December 16, 2004Routine02Details / Comments
  • 3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the mens room
  • 3130 - Toilet was not accessible to employees during all hours of operation
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of cleaners not stored separately from insecticides or rodenticides. corrected.
August 18, 2004Routine12Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Critical A food employee failed to wash his or her hands before engaging in food preparation, after touching bare human body parts, after coughing, sneezing, eating, after handling soiled utensils or after engaging in any activity which may have contaminated his/her hands.
  • 0190 - Food employee with artificial nails or fingernail decorations other than nail polish observed handling exposed food.
  • 0200 - Repeat Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
  • 0220 - Critical Repeat In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
  • 0550 - Repeat Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the prep refrigerator.
  • 1580 - The cutting board is are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
April 14, 2004Routine25Details / Comments
  • 0550 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the commode had accumulations of grime and debris.
December 10, 2003Routine02Details / Comments
  • 0200 - Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
  • 0220 - Critical The cook is drinking from an uncovered container in the food preparation area.
  • 0820 - Critical Meat cold holding at improper temperatures.
May 14, 2003Routine21Details / Comments
  • 1580 - The cutting board(s) are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the ice machine had accumulations of grime and debris.
January 07, 2003Routine02Details / Comments

August 13, 2009 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0480 - Containers of food or food ingredients were not labeled to indicate their contents (sugar).
    Label working containers with the common name of its contents in English and the common language(s) of the food workers. Consumers may be allergic to certain foods or ingredients. The mistaken use of an ingredient when the consumer has requested that it not be used may result in severe medical consequences. Liquid foods and granular foods may resemble cleaning compounds. The mistaken use of food from an unlabeled container could result in chemical poisoning.
  • 0800 - Critical Several large pans of pork bbq were found in the reach-in cooler at improper temperature (47, 49F). This product was prepared the day prior to the inspection. This item did not cool effectively within the allowable time.
    Cool potentially hazardous foods from 135F to 70F within 2 hours and from 70F to 41F or below within 4 hours. A longer time for cooling allows an ideal situation for bacterial growth. This has been shown to be the major contributing factor in many foodborne illnesses.
  • 1060 - The coatings used to cover the dish racks near the 3 compartment sink are not smooth, easily cleanable, or nonabsorbent.
    Nonfood contact equipment that is exposed to splash, spillage, food soiling, or requires frequent cleaning must be smooth, durable, and nonabsorbent.
Comments:
Discussed employee health policy with operator and provided FDA form 1B. Also discussed sanitizer preparation and use and storage of shell eggs during breakfast service. Inspector recommends moving raw hamburger patties to a low shelf in the sandwich cooler.

March 04, 2009 (Routine)

Comments:
No violations noted today.

October 23, 2008 (Routine)



Violation: 0820 A 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical BBQ hot holding at improper temperatures.
Hot hold potentially hazardous food at 135F or above to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria.

June 10, 2008 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
No critical violations noted.

February 05, 2008 (Routine)



Violation: 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the fan has accumulations of grime and debris.
Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.

October 09, 2007 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers.
    Label working containers with the common name of its contents. Consumers may be allergic to certain foods or ingredients. The mistaken use of an ingredient when the consumer has requested that it not be used may result in severe medical consequences. Liquid foods and granular foods may resemble cleaning compounds. The mistaken use of food from an unlabeled container could result in chemical poisoning.
  • 1700 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.
    Adjust the chlorine sanitizing solution to a level of at least 50 parts per million when the pH is at 8 or less and the water temperature is 75F.

June 11, 2007 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
No critical violations noted.

February 06, 2007 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
No critical violations noted.

October 23, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 2810 - Ceiling in kitchen is not smooth and easily cleanable.
    Repair or replace ceiling to make it smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 3180 - Wall near door to dining room noted in need of cleaning.
    All floors, walls, and ceilings must be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Cleaning of the physical facilities is an important measure in ensuring the protection and sanitary preparation of food. A regular cleaning schedule should be established and followed to maintain the facility in a clean and sanitary manner.

June 23, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers.
    Label working containers with the common name of its contents. Consumers may be allergic to certain foods or ingredients. The mistaken use of an ingredient when the consumer has requested that it not be used may result in severe medical consequences. Liquid foods and granular foods may resemble cleaning compounds. The mistaken use of food from an unlabeled container could result in chemical poisoning.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
    Ensure wet wiping cloths are stored in a chemical sanitizer at the proper concentration between use.
  • 0820 - Critical Prep unit cold holding at improper temperatures.
    Cold hold potentially hazardous food at 41F (45F) or below to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria.

March 06, 2006 (Routine)

Comments:
No violations noted today.

November 10, 2005 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.
    Store in-use utensils or dispensing utensils in one of the following manners: 1) In the food with their handles above the top of the food and the container. 2) In food that is not potentially hazardous with their handles above the top of the food within containers or equipment that can be closed. 3) On a clean portion of the food preparation table or cooking equipment only if the in-use utensil and the food-contact surface of the food preparation table or cooking equipment are cleaned and sanitized every 4 hours. 4) In running water of sufficient velocity to flush particulates to the drain. 5) In a clean, protected location if the utensils are used only with a food that is not potentially hazardous. 6) In a container of water if the water is maintained at a temperature of at least 140F and the container.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the fan in kitchen has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.

July 19, 2005 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0690 - Corrected During Inspection Bottle of water in ice machine
    Protect food from miscellaneous sources of contamination.
  • 1150 - The nonfood contact surface of the utility sink is not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable. needs recaulking.
    Alter or replace this item to provide a surface that is free of unnecessary ledges, projections, and crevices.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the circular fan has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.

March 16, 2005 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
    The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • 3180 - Floor under some equipment noted in need of cleaning.
    All floors, walls, and ceilings must be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Cleaning of the physical facilities is an important measure in ensuring the protection and sanitary preparation of food. A regular cleaning schedule should be established and followed to maintain the facility in a clean and sanitary manner.

December 16, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 3260 - Employees are not using the dressing rooms or lockers provided. Personal items not stored in designated area.
    Employees that regularly change their clothes in the establishment should use the dressing room or lockers provided.
  • 1730 - The food temperature measuring device was found out of calibration in the range of use.
    Calibrate the device in accordance with manufacturer's specifications as necessary to ensure their accuracy in the range of use.

August 18, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the mens room
    Provide at least 10 foot candles at a distance of 30 inches from the floor in the walk-in refrigeration units and dry storage areas and in other areas and rooms during periods of cleaning.
  • 3130 - Toilet was not accessible to employees during all hours of operation
    Toilet must be conveniently located and accessible to employee during all hours of operation to encourage employee use of appropriate facilities for disposing of human wastes as needed followed by the washing of hands.
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of cleaners not stored separately from insecticides or rodenticides. corrected.
    Store detergents, sanitizers, related cleaning or drying agents and caustics, acids, polishes and other chemicals separately from insecticides and rodenticides.

April 14, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0160 - Critical A food employee failed to wash his or her hands before engaging in food preparation, after touching bare human body parts, after coughing, sneezing, eating, after handling soiled utensils or after engaging in any activity which may have contaminated his/her hands.
    Instruct food employees to clean their hands and exposed portions of their arms immediately before engaging in food preparation including working with exposed food, clean equipment and utensils, and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles and during food preparation, as often as necessary to remove soil and contamination and to prevent cross contamination when changing task.
  • 0190 - Food employee with artificial nails or fingernail decorations other than nail polish observed handling exposed food.
    Ensure all employees who wear artificial nails or fingernail decorations other than nail polish do not handle food.
  • 0200 - Repeat Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
    Ensure employees are not wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food. This section does not apply to a plain ring such as a wedding band.
  • 0220 - Critical Repeat In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
    Employees may drink from a closed beverage container if the container is handled to prevent contamination of (1) The employee's hands (2) The container and (3) Exposed food clean equipment, utensils, and linens and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.
  • 0550 - Repeat Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.
    Store in-use utensils or dispensing utensils in one of the following manners: 1) In the food with their handles above the top of the food and the container. 2) In food that is not potentially hazardous with their handles above the top of the food within containers or equipment that can be closed. 3) On a clean portion of the food preparation table or cooking equipment only if the in-use utensil and the food-contact surface of the food preparation table or cooking equipment are cleaned and sanitized every 4 hours. 4) In running water of sufficient velocity to flush particulates to the drain. 5) In a clean, protected location if the utensils are used only with a food that is not potentially hazardous. 6) In a container of water if the water is maintained at a temperature of at least 140F and the container.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the prep refrigerator.
    Provide a temperature measuring device in all hot or cold holding equipment used to store potentially hazardous foods so that employees can routinely monitor the ambient air temperature.
  • 1580 - The cutting board is are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.

December 10, 2003 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0550 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between.
    Store in-use utensils or dispensing utensils in one of the following manners: 1) In the food with their handles above the top of the food and the container. 2) In food that is not potentially hazardous with their handles above the top of the food within containers or equipment that can be closed. 3) On a clean portion of the food preparation table or cooking equipment only if the in-use utensil and the food-contact surface of the food preparation table or cooking equipment are cleaned and sanitized every 4 hours. 4) In running water of sufficient velocity to flush particulates to the drain. 5) In a clean, protected location if the utensils are used only with a food that is not potentially hazardous. 6) In a container of water if the water is maintained at a temperature of at least 140F and the container.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the commode had accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.

May 14, 2003 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0200 - Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
    Ensure employees are not wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food. This section does not apply to a plain ring such as a wedding band.
  • 0220 - Critical The cook is drinking from an uncovered container in the food preparation area.
    Employees may drink from a closed beverage container if the container is handled to prevent contamination of (1) The employee's hands, (2) The container, and (3) Exposed food, clean equipment, utensils, and linens, and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.
  • 0820 - Critical Meat cold holding at improper temperatures.
    Relocate food to a refrigeration unit that is capable of maintaining food storage at 41F (45F) or below.

January 07, 2003 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1580 - The cutting board(s) are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the ice machine had accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.

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