China House, 4703 East Nine Mile Road, Richmond, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: China House
Address: 4703 East Nine Mile Road, Richmond, Virginia
Phone: (804) 226-4848
Total inspections: 18
Last inspection: Aug 27, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 3030 - Repeat Found no towels at bathroom handsinks.
  • 3020 - Found no soap at bathroom handsinks.
  • 0380 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Found severely dented cans of food on shelf.
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Found raw meats held above 41 degrees.
August 27, 2009Risk Factor Assessment22Details / Comments
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Found a tray of shell eggs on spice table at wok at 74 degrees.
  • 0550 - Found cleaver stuck between wall and prep table.
  • 0960 2 - Found plastic single use containers used as dispensing utensils.
  • 2740 - Found garbage in the dumpster enclosure.
  • 3180 - Found suspended ceiling was not clean. Build up of grease, dirt on ceiling.
June 03, 2009Routine14Details / Comments
  • 3030 - Found no drying towels.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Found sink blocked.
March 09, 2009Risk Factor Assessment11Details / Comments
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Found sink was not accessible for handwash-full of container lids.
  • 0850 - Critical Found cooked food on equipment at 62-69 degrees.
December 08, 2008Risk Factor Assessment20Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Critical Found pack of cigarettes on shelf in kitchen with food products.
  • 0160 - Critical Found employee cooking food and did not wash hands after taking items to trash container.
  • 3020 - Found container empty at handsink.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Found open peanut butter container on shelf, containers of food in walk-in under fan unit not covered.
  • 1770 A - Critical Found breader utensils not clean. Cleaver stored between dirty sides of equipment.
  • 0800 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Found pan of egg rolls on table after cooking.
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Found raw egg on spice table.
July 28, 2008Risk Factor Assessment61Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Found many containers of food not covered in cold storage.
  • 0550 - In use utensils (cleaver) stored in unsanitary condition.
  • 0820 A 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Found fried chicken at 76 degrees by the rice and cook area.
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Found raw meat and seafood at 52 degrees.
  • 1060 - Found paper and cardboard used to line shelves/food containers.
May 08, 2008Routine32Details / Comments
0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Found several containers of food not covered in cold storage.January 11, 2008Critical Procedures10Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. July 02, 2007Complaint00Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Observed foods with no covers/lids.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat Observed a dirty meat cleaver.
  • 3180 - Repeat Observed the stainless steel wall at the end of the cooks line is dirty.
May 22, 2007Follow-up21Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Observed foods in all refrigeration units with no covers/lids.
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Observed the meat cleaver being stored in between counter/cold table.
  • 0570 - Repeat Observed dirty wiping cloths/cloths being stored on counters.
  • 0830 - Critical Repeat Observed foods in the refrigeration units with no date markings.
  • 0960 1 - Critical Observed a badly torn pan being used to mix foods.
  • 1190 - Observed a lack of thermoemters in the reach-in unit underneath cold table.
  • 1770 A - Critical Observed a dirty meat cleaver.
  • 1770 C - Repeat Observed dirty rolling dish cart on cooking line. Observed dirty shelvings in the rear (bulk bins).
  • 2000 - Observed single serve items (boxes of food, pails, etc) being stored on the dining floor.
  • 2930 - Observed the front door to be opened.
  • 3020 - Corrected During Inspection Observed a lack of soap in the female restroom.
  • 3180 - Repeat Observed dirty walls, especially on cook's line. Observed dirty flooring, especially behind the unit that is used to cook spare ribs.
  • 3300 - Observed equipment not being used in the dining area.
May 01, 2007Routine49Details / Comments
  • 1770 C - Repeat Observed dirty surfaces in the rear (bulk bin storage shelf).
  • 2890 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Observed an exposed light bulb in the walk-in refrigerator.
  • 3180 - Repeat Observed dirty walls near rice cookers.
February 21, 2007Follow-up03Details / Comments
  • 0550 - Observed cleavers being stored between table counter.
  • 0570 - Observed dirty wiping cloths throughout kitchen on counters.
  • 0610 - Observed a bag of flour on the rear flooring.
  • 0790 - Observed foods (chicken/shrimp) in sink of standing water.
  • 0830 - Critical Observed foods (PHF) with no date markings.
  • 1770 C - Observed dirty surfaces (bulk bin shelving soiled by flour, greasy/dirty table with rice cookers).
  • 2890 - Observed an exposed light bulb in the walk-in vault.
  • 3180 - Observed dirty walls near rice cookers, observed dirty flooring near/around handsink.
February 06, 2007Routine17Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Rear handsink full of plastic bottles; no paper towels at rear sink.
  • 0270 - Critical Repeat Foods with no date markings.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Bags of flour on flooring; lack of food covering.
  • 1890 - Critical Repeat Observed dirty soy sauce buckets.
November 21, 2006Critical Procedures40Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Rear handsink full of articles; no paper towels at handsink.
  • 0270 - Critical A lack of date markings on foods.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat A lack of covers/lids on foods (refrigerators/freezers). Foods being stored in "thank you" bags.
  • 1890 - Critical Badly soiled/greasy cardboard underneath the rice cookers.
  • 1890 - Critical Dirty plastic soy sauce buckets (cooks line/rear).
August 30, 2006Critical Procedures40Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Observed foods in refrig units/deep freezers without tight fitting covers/lids.
  • 1190 - Repeat Observed a lack of thermometers in the deep freezers.
  • 3300 - Repeat Observed articles/equipment in dining area that are not being used.
June 26, 2006Follow-up12Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Observed foods in refrig/freezers with no tight fitting covers/lids.
  • 0550 - Repeat Observed the meat cleavers being stored in between equipment (cooks line/rear prep table).
  • 0610 - Repeat Observed foods on the walk in vaults flooring.
  • 0830 - Critical Repeat Observed a lack of date markings on foods.
  • 1190 - Repeat Observed a lack of thermometers in the deep freezers.
  • 1770 C - Repeat Observed dirty rolling carts on the cooks line/dirty shelvings.
  • 3180 - Repeat Observed the dining room floor is dirty.
  • 3300 - Repeat Observed articles/equipment in the dining area that are not being used.
June 22, 2006Follow-up26Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Observed foods in all refrig/freezers with no cover/lid.
  • 0550 - Observed the meat cleaver being stored in between equipment.
  • 0610 - Observed foods on the kitchen flooring (bowls of chicken/foods in the walk in box).
  • 0790 - Observed shrimp thawing in a bowl of standing water.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed 2 raw teriyaki sticks in bowl outside of walk in unit at 62 degrees.
  • 0830 - Critical Observed a lack of date marking on foods.
  • 1150 - Observed cardboard on walk in vaults shelving.
  • 1190 - Observed a lack of thermometers in the deep freezers.
  • 1770 C - Observed soiled rolling tables on cooks line/shelvings on line.
  • 2310 - Critical Observed articles in kitchen handsink (gloves, plastic containers).
  • 3080 - Observed 7.76 foot candles of lighting in walk in vault/23.42 foot candles on cooks line.
  • 3180 - Observed dirty dining room flooring.
  • 3300 - Observed items in dining room that are not being used.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed a can of DermoBlast astringent spray in the cooks line reach in refrig unit, then of food rolling dish cart.
  • 3460 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed a bottle of Pepto Bismol on rear storage shelving.
June 16, 2006Routine69Details / Comments

August 27, 2009 (Risk Factor Assessment)


Violations: Comments:
Gloves n/a. 3 compartment sink-chlorine sanitizer.

June 03, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
3 compartment sink-chlorine sanitizer.

March 09, 2009 (Risk Factor Assessment)


Violations: Comments:
Gloves n/a. 3 sink/chlorine sanitizer.

December 08, 2008 (Risk Factor Assessment)


Violations: Comments:
Gloves n/a. 3 compartment sink-chlorine.

July 28, 2008 (Risk Factor Assessment)


Violations:

May 08, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Gloves n/a. 3 compartment sink-chlorine strips.

January 11, 2008 (Critical Procedures)


Violation: 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Found several containers of food not covered in cold storage.
Please keep all food stored in cold units covered to protect from contamination. (done).
Comments:
Gloves n/a.

July 02, 2007 (Complaint)

Comments:
This visit is the result of a complaint regarding a dirty dining room (carpet), live roaches, food left out over night. Carpet is very old and stained in the dining room. Will need replacement when possible. Food (soup) left out on table from last night (cleaned). Food must be cleared from tables every night to avoid harborage of pests. Observed dead roaches on floor in dining area (no live activity). No pest control operator used-need to contract professional pest control for monthly treatment.

May 22, 2007 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
This is a reinspection; see report dated 5/1/07. The following have been corrected: Soap has been supplied inthe female restroom; date markings have been supplied for potentially hazardous foods held for at least 24 hours; thermometers have been supplied in the reach-in refrigeration units; the front door is closed; wiping cloths are clean; single serve items in the dining room are at least 6" off of the flooring; the badly torn pan on the cooks line has been discarded; the dirty rolling dish cart on the cooks line has been cleaned; some of the walls alongside of and around the cooks line have been cleaned; most of the unnecessary equipment not being used in the dining room has been removed.

May 01, 2007 (Routine)


Violations:

February 21, 2007 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
This is a reinspection; see report dated 2-6-07.

February 06, 2007 (Routine)


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November 21, 2006 (Critical Procedures)


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August 30, 2006 (Critical Procedures)


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June 26, 2006 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
This is a reinspection. See previous report dated 6/22/06. The following have been corrected: #830-date markings on foods at least 24 hours old; #610-Foods up off walk in flooring; #550-meat cleavers stored on clean, sanitized surface; #1770C-rolling carts (cooks line) are clean; 3180-dining room flooring clean.

June 22, 2006 (Follow-up)


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June 16, 2006 (Routine)


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