Damon & Company., 7104 Geo Wash Mem Hwy., Gloucester, VA 23061 - Full Service Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Damon & Company.
Address: 7104 Geo Wash Mem Hwy., Gloucester, VA 23061
Type: Full Service Restaurant
Phone: 804 693-7218
Total inspections: 8
Last inspection: 03/07/2016

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Inspection findings

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  • Critical: Food - Packaged and Unpackaged - Separation, Packaging, and Segregation* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Raw foods of animal origin stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit.
    Correction: Separate raw foods of animal origin during storage, preparation, holding, and display from raw RTE food including foods such as fish for sushi or molluscan shellfish, or other raw RTE food such as vegetables, and cooked RTE food.
  • Critical: Date Marking - Ready-to-Eat - Potentially Hazardous Food - Date Marking* (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) slaw, barbecue, tuna salad, etc. in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
    Correction: Mark the name and "consume by" date on the container of RTE foods at the time of preparation if the food is to be held for more than 24 hours. If the food is held at 41°F or below the food shall be served or sold within 7 calendar days. Some harmful bacteria continue to grow even at refrigeration temperatures so limiting the amount of time in storage limits the amount of growth allowed for these bacteria.
  • Refuse - Covering Receptacles
    Observation: Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
    Correction: Cover all waste containers when not in continuous use.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions (repeated violation)
    Observation: Floors and ceilings noted in need of cleaning.
    Correction: 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.
03/07/2016Routine
  • Critical: Food - Potentially Hazardous Food - Cold Holding*
    Observation: BBQ & slaw cold holding at improper temperatures
    Correction: Discard the food and ensure that potentially hazardous foods for cold holding are maintained at 41°F or below to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria.
  • Critical: Date Marking - Ready-to-Eat - Potentially Hazardous Food - Date Marking* (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE)BBQ, slaw, etc. in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
    Correction: Mark the name and "consume by" date on the container of RTE foods at the time of preparation if the food is to be held for more than 24 hours. If the food is held at 41°F or below the food shall be served or sold within 7 calendar days. Some harmful bacteria continue to grow even at refrigeration temperatures so limiting the amount of time in storage limits the amount of growth allowed for these bacteria.
  • Floors, Walls, and Ceilings - Cleanability (repeated violation)
    Observation: Floor or floor covering in dry storage area allows the pooling of standing water.
    Correction: Repair or replace floor or floor covering to make it smooth and easily cleanable.
  • Outer Openings - Protected
    Observation: Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
    Correction: Protect the food establishment against the entry of insects and rodents by 1. Filling or closing holes and other gaps along floors, walls, and ceilings, 2. Closed, tight fitting windows, and 3. Solid, self-closing, tight-fitting doors. Insects and rodents are vectors of disease-causing microorganisms which may be transmitted to humans by contamination of food and food-contact surfaces.
  • Physical Facilities in Good Repair (repeated violation)
    Observation: The ceiling in the kitchen is not maintained in good repair
    Correction: Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions (repeated violation)
    Observation: Ceiling in the kitchen and dry storage room noted in need of cleaning.
    Correction: 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.
08/05/2015Routine
  • Critical: Date Marking - Ready-to-Eat - Potentially Hazardous Food - Date Marking* (repeated violation)
    Observation: The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
    Correction: Mark the name and "consume by" date on the container of RTE foods at the time of preparation if the food is to be held for more than 24 hours. If the food is held at 41°F or below the food shall be served or sold within 7 calendar days. Some harmful bacteria continue to grow even at refrigeration temperatures so limiting the amount of time in storage limits the amount of growth allowed for these bacteria.
  • Critical: Time as a Public Health Control* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Partially cooked potatoes for which time rather than temperature is being used as a control was not labeled or otherwise marked with a 4 hour cook, serve or discard by time.
    Correction: Discard food that is not cooked and served or served if ready-to-eat within 4 hours from the point in time when the food is removed from temperature control. Clearly label or otherwise mark the food with a 4-hour cook-serve or serve by time.
  • Floors, Walls, and Ceilings - Cleanability
    Observation: Floor and ceiling in dry storage area is not smooth and easily cleanable.
    Correction: Repair or replace floor or floor covering to make it smooth and easily cleanable.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions (repeated violation)
    Observation: Ceiling in the kitchen and dry storage area noted in need of cleaning.
    Correction: 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.
01/14/2015Routine
  • Critical: Food - Packaged and Unpackaged - Separation, Packaging, and Segregation* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Raw food of animal origin holding in a manner that may cause cross contamination of to ready-to-eat food (RTE).
    Correction: Separate raw foods during storage, preparation, holding, and display from raw RTE food including other raw food such as fish for sushi or molluscan shellfish, or other raw RTE food such as vegetables, and cooked RTE food.
  • Critical: Cooling* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Baked potatoes noted not being adequately cooled to prevent the growth of harmful bacteria. Product was noted to be 50°F after being placed in the refrigerator overnight. Product was voluntarily discarded by person in charge.
    Correction: Cool potentially hazardous foods from 135°F to 70°F within 2 hours and within a total of 6 hours from 135°F to 41°F. 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.
  • Critical: Food - Potentially Hazardous Food - Hot Holding* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Breakfast sausaage hot holding at improper temperatures.
    Correction: Rapidly reheat the food to 165°F and maintain at 135°F or above through the hot holding period.
  • Critical: Date Marking - Ready-to-Eat - Potentially Hazardous Food - Date Marking* (corrected on site)
    Observation: The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) barbecue, chicken, roast, etc. in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
    Correction: Mark the name and "consume by" date on the container of RTE foods at the time of preparation if the food is to be held for more than 24 hours. If the food is held at 41°F or below the food shall be served or sold within 7 calendar days. Some harmful bacteria continue to grow even at refrigeration temperatures so limiting the amount of time in storage limits the amount of growth allowed for these bacteria.
  • Light Bulbs Protective Shielding
    Observation: Light bulb in kitchen not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
    Correction: Shield or replace light bulb with a coated or shatter-resistant bulb.
  • Physical Facilities in Good Repair (repeated violation)
    Observation: Ceiling in kitchen and dry storage is not maintained in good repair
    Correction: Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions (repeated violation)
    Observation: Ceiling in dry storage and kitchen noted in need of cleaning.
    Correction: 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.
07/15/2014Routine
  • Critical: Package Integrity* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Food packages are not in good condition or the integrity of the package contents are not protected from adulteration or potential contaminants (ex: dented food cans)
    Correction: Discard or return to distributor any food packages that are not in good condition or the integrity of the package contents are not protected from adulteration or potential contaminants.
  • Critical: Food - Potentially Hazardous Food - Cold Holding* (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: Partially cooked french fries cold holding at improper temperatures.
    Correction: Cold hold potentially hazardous food at 41°F or below to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria.
  • Outer Openings - Protected (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
    Correction: Protect the food establishment against the entry of insects and rodents by 1. Filling or closing holes and other gaps along floors, walls, and ceilings, 2. Closed, tight fitting windows, and 3. Solid, self-closing, tight-fitting doors. Insects and rodents are vectors of disease-causing microorganisms which may be transmitted to humans by contamination of food and food-contact surfaces.
  • Physical Facilities in Good Repair
    Observation: Floor and wall under the dishwasher is not maintained in good repair
    Correction: Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions
    Observation: Floor and wall under the dishwasher noted in need of cleaning.
    Correction: 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.
  • Critical: Sanitizer - Criteria/Chemicals for food contact* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Chlorine sanitizer being applied to food contact surfaces does not meet the requirements of 40 CFR 180.940
    Correction: Utilize only Chlorine sanitizer that meet the requirements of 40 CFR 180.940 when applying to food contact surfaces
01/09/2014Routine
  • Utensils - In-Use - Between-Use Storage (corrected on site)
    Observation: Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.
    Correction: 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 135°F.
  • Critical: Food - Potentially Hazardous Food - Cold Holding* (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: Partially cooked fries cold holding at improper temperatures
    Correction: Relocate food to a refrigeration unit that is capable of maintaining food storage at 41°F or below.
  • Outer Openings - Protected (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
    Correction: Protect the food establishment against the entry of insects and rodents by 1. Filling or closing holes and other gaps along floors, walls, and ceilings, 2. Closed, tight fitting windows, and 3. Solid, self-closing, tight-fitting doors. Insects and rodents are vectors of disease-causing microorganisms which may be transmitted to humans by contamination of food and food-contact surfaces.
  • Physical Facilities in Good Repair (repeated violation)
    Observation: Ceiling in kitchen and dry storage is not maintained in good repair
    Correction: Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions (repeated violation)
    Observation: Floor behind the fryers in the kitchen noted in need of cleaning.
    Correction: 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.
07/24/2013Routine
  • Critical: Hands - When to Wash* (corrected on site)
    Observation: 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.
    Correction: 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.
  • Critical: Food - Potentially Hazardous Food - Cold Holding* (corrected on site)
    Observation: French fries cold holding at improper temperatures
    Correction: Relocate food to a refrigeration unit that is capable of maintaining food storage at 41°F or below.
04/22/2013Risk Factor
  • Critical: Hands - Preventing Contamination from Hands* (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food with their bare hands.
    Correction: Provide suitable utensils such as deli tissue, spatulas, tongs, single-use gloves, or dispensing equipment to handle RTE food to prevent contamination from hands.
  • Equipment - Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces, and Utensils (repeated violation)
    Observation: Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: exhaust hood.
    Correction: Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
  • Refuse - Covering Receptacles (corrected on site)
    Observation: Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
    Correction: Cover all waste containers when not in continuous use.
  • Outer Openings - Protected (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
    Correction: Protect the food establishment against the entry of insects and rodents by 1. Filling or closing holes and other gaps along floors, walls, and ceilings, 2. Closed, tight fitting windows, and 3. Solid, self-closing, tight-fitting doors. Insects and rodents are vectors of disease-causing microorganisms which may be transmitted to humans by contamination of food and food-contact surfaces.
  • Physical Facilities in Good Repair (repeated violation)
    Observation: Floor and ceiling in kitchen and dry storage area is not maintained in good repair. The floor in the kitchen is in the process of being repaired.
    Correction: Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions (repeated violation)
    Observation: Floor and ceiling in dry storage area noted in need of cleaning.
    Correction: 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.
02/27/2013Routine

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