Copeland's Hot Dogs, 3802 Deep Creek Boulevard, Portsmouth, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Copeland's Hot Dogs
Address: 3802 Deep Creek Boulevard, Portsmouth, Virginia
Phone: (757) 393-0863
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

0260 - Critical The ice used for human consumption is unsound or adulterated.August 13, 2009Routine10Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. February 20, 2009Routine00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. November 07, 2008Routine00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. July 21, 2008Routine00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. April 01, 2008Routine00Details / Comments
1700 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The operator is not using a sanitizing agent after dishwashing.December 27, 2007Routine10Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. September 27, 2007Routine00-
No violation noted during this evaluation. June 28, 2007Routine00-
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the reach in freezer.
  • 3045 - Repeat A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
March 27, 2007Routine02Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. December 29, 2006Routine00Details / Comments
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees. (location in the kitchen area).
  • 3220 - Corrected During Inspection Mops not hung up to air dry.
October 24, 2006Routine02Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Chest freezer needs defrosting
  • 3340 - Critical Butane stored at napkin area.(Corrected).Toxic items stored in many undercounter locations, provide one area that will not create a problem with food service.
March 06, 2006Critical Procedures20Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. December 27, 2005Other00Details / Comments
1550 - Hand sink needs sealing to wall.December 01, 2005Routine01Details / Comments
1190 - No visible thermometer in chest freezer.August 04, 2005Routine01Details / Comments
  • 2790 - Floor in storeroom is in poor repair.
  • 3170 - Ceiling in storeroom is in poor repair.
April 04, 2005Routine02Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. January 03, 2005Other00Details / Comments
  • 3170 - Wall at three compartment sink damaged.
  • 1550 - Sinks need caulking to wall.
  • 3080 - Light inoperative in storeroom.
December 10, 2004Routine03Details / Comments
  • 3660 - Health Permit not posted as required.
  • 1860 - Three compartment sink improperly operated, middle compartment being used for washing.
  • 0220 - Critical Employees drink sitting in prep area, unauthorized beverage container.
  • 1320 - Thermometer needed in refrigerator/freezer, not conspicuously located.
  • 3170 - Ceiling tile missing in corner of kitchen.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloth laying on prep counter, not stored in sanitizer between usage.
  • 0830 - Critical Food product in reach-in unit not timed and dated.
  • 0170 - Observed employee wash her hands in three compartment sink.
September 17, 2004Routine26Details / Comments
  • 2890 - Light shielding damaged in kitchen.
  • 1100 - Critical Glass door refrigerator dusty inside.
January 08, 2003Routine11Details / Comments

August 13, 2009 (Routine)



Violation: 0260 - Critical The ice used for human consumption is unsound or adulterated.
Ensure food is safe and unadulterated. Discard the ice; do not use for human consumption. Ice machine needs to be cleaned and sanitized before use.
Comments:
Ice voluntarily throw out and machine will be shut down, washed and sanitized.

February 20, 2009 (Routine)

Comments:
No violations were found at the time of inspection.

November 07, 2008 (Routine)

Comments:
No violations were found at the time of inspection.

July 21, 2008 (Routine)

Comments:
No violations were found at the time of inspection

April 01, 2008 (Routine)

Comments:
Great Inspection.

December 27, 2007 (Routine)



Violation: 1700 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The operator is not using a sanitizing agent after dishwashing.
Initiate manual wash, rinse, and sanitize method utilizing one of the known approved sanitizing chemicals Chlorine, Iodine, or Quaternary Ammonium to properly clean and sanitize equipment and utensils.
Comments:
Permit 12/31/07.

March 27, 2007 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the reach in freezer.
    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.
  • 3045 - Repeat A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
    Provide a sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands at all handwashing lavatories used by food employees.

December 29, 2006 (Routine)

Comments:
Permit Issued

October 24, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees. (location in the kitchen area).
    Provide a sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands at all handwashing lavatories used by food employees.
  • 3220 - Corrected During Inspection Mops not hung up to air dry.
    Wet use maintenance items such as mops must be hung in a position that allows them to air dry so they are not allowed to grow contamination which can then be spread through the establishment at the next use.

March 06, 2006 (Critical Procedures)



Violations:
  • 0820 - Critical Chest freezer needs defrosting
  • 3340 - Critical Butane stored at napkin area.(Corrected).Toxic items stored in many undercounter locations, provide one area that will not create a problem with food service.

December 27, 2005 (Other)

Comments:
Permit issued!

December 01, 2005 (Routine)



Violation: 1550 - Hand sink needs sealing to wall.

August 04, 2005 (Routine)



Violation: 1190 - No visible thermometer in chest freezer.

April 04, 2005 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 2790 - Floor in storeroom is in poor repair.
  • 3170 - Ceiling in storeroom is in poor repair.

January 03, 2005 (Other)

Comments:
Permit Issued Expires 12/31/2005.

December 10, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 3170 - Wall at three compartment sink damaged.
  • 1550 - Sinks need caulking to wall.
  • 3080 - Light inoperative in storeroom.

September 17, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 3660 - Health Permit not posted as required.
  • 1860 - Three compartment sink improperly operated, middle compartment being used for washing.
  • 0220 - Critical Employees drink sitting in prep area, unauthorized beverage container.
  • 1320 - Thermometer needed in refrigerator/freezer, not conspicuously located.
  • 3170 - Ceiling tile missing in corner of kitchen.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloth laying on prep counter, not stored in sanitizer between usage.
  • 0830 - Critical Food product in reach-in unit not timed and dated.
  • 0170 - Observed employee wash her hands in three compartment sink.

January 08, 2003 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 2890 - Light shielding damaged in kitchen.
  • 1100 - Critical Glass door refrigerator dusty inside.
Comments:
Permit issued.

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