Dairy Queen of Blacksburg, 3760 South Main Street, Blacksburg, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Dairy Queen of Blacksburg
Address: 3760 South Main Street, Blacksburg, Virginia
Total inspections: 9
Last inspection: Oct 6, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

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Details / Comments

No violation noted during this evaluation. October 06, 2009Routine00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. August 26, 2008Routine00Details / Comments
  • 2000 - Repeat Single service items observed unprotected from contamination. Unprotected disposable cups in drive thru area.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in walk-in cooler not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
March 21, 2007Routine02Details / Comments
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor in the walk-in freezer.
  • 1510 - The person in charge could not provide an accurate food temperature measuring device.
  • 1570 - Unused or non-functioning equipment not removed from the premises.
  • 2000 - Disposable cups were observed stored unprotected at the drive thru area.
  • 3260 - Employees are not using the dressing rooms or lockers provided. Employee's coat stored in dry storage area.
  • 3660 - Permit is not posted in a place where it is readily observable by the public.
March 01, 2006Routine06Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. May 27, 2005Complaint00Details / Comments
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) cole slaw and slice cheese in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1060 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the wood shelving in the walk-in, below drink dispenser and in dry storage room is not corrosion resistant, nonabsorbent, and/or smooth.
  • 1150 - The nonfood contact surface of the cinderblocks holding up shelving in walk-in freezer and the plastic crates is not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable.
  • 2020 - Plastic tableware were found handled, displayed or dispensed with the food or lip-contact surface facing in various directions.
  • 2660 - There is no cover to the feminine napkin refuse container in the ladies room stall.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents. No self-closure on rear exit door.
April 04, 2005Routine15Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. March 30, 2004Routine00Details / Comments
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of chemicals are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items. Chemicals are being stored on shelving with clean dishes and near food items in back area.
  • 3330 - Critical Spray bottles containing chemicals are not properly labeled.
  • 3140 - Area designated for employee to eat, drink, and use tobacco is located so that it does not protect food items from contamination. Drinks are being stored at the cake prep area and near the hamburger buns and stove.
  • 2000 - Single service items observed unprotected from contamination. Single service was beinig stored on the floor in the dry storage area.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor. Or Food stored less than 6" above the floor. Food is being stored on floor in walk-in refrigerator.
  • 1060 - The nonfood contact surface of the wood shelving in the dry storage area is not corrosion resistant, nonabsorbent, and/or smooth.
  • 3170 - Ceiling tiles is not maintained in good repair
  • 1750 - Manufacturer containers were observed reused for the storage of food.
  • 1720 - There is no chemical sanitizing test kit present to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution used is at the proper concentration.
March 15, 2004Routine27Details / Comments
  • 3030 - No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing lavatory in the prep area
  • 0220 - Critical Open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
  • 1770 - Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: The gaskets in the prep refrigerator are badly soiled.
  • 0450 - Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food with their bare hands. Employee washed but did not dry hands and prepared sandwich without first putting on gloves.
April 01, 2003Routine22Details / Comments

October 06, 2009 (Routine)

Facility observed during lunch.
Employees observed correctly handling food.
No violations observed during inspection.

August 26, 2008 (Routine)

Facility just finishing a busy lunch rush before inspection.
Overall facility organized.
Observations & Comments:
1) Facility has equipment that is not commerical grade (tupperware bowls, homestyle 4 burner range with oven etc). Please work to remove unused items from facility and elliminate noncommercial equipment.
2) Remember to wash hands after eating, smoking and changing tasks.
3) Please make sure all coolers have a thermometer that is working and easily accessable. Recommend establishing (if not already) a temperature log and regular intervals (meats, onions, chili, soft serve, and coolers.

March 21, 2007 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Renewal application, $40 fee and copy of menu is due by 04/30/07. Ready to renew health permit.
Make sure all foods are stored off the floor at least 6 inches.

March 01, 2006 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Renewal application, $40 fee and copy of menu due by 03/31/06. Manager passed the demonstration of knowledge exam.

May 27, 2005 (Complaint)

Notes- complaint not verified (see file); deli tissue, single-use gloves, & utensils were all available at time of inspection; discussed proper handwashing & food handling techniques with Person-in-Charge.

April 04, 2005 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
$40 renewal fee, copy of current menu and renewal application are due by 4/30/05. Complaint was not confirmed, spoke with the manager on the complaint and of proper food handling procedures. Observed proper handwashing and food handling practices during inspection.

March 30, 2004 (Routine)

Follow-up conducted and critical violation from inspection dated 3/15/04 (violations 3330 and 3340) have been corrected.

March 15, 2004 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
$40 renewal fee is due by 4/30/04. PIC passed the demonstration of knowledge test on 4/1/03.

April 01, 2003 (Routine)


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