Galax Tastee Freeze, South Main Steet, Galax, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Galax Tastee Freeze
Address: South Main Steet, Galax, Virginia
Total inspections: 17
Last inspection: Apr 22, 2009

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1750 - Repeat Manufacturer containers were observed reused for the storage of FOOD.April 22, 2009Follow-up01Details / Comments
  • 0060 - Critical The person in charge failed to describe the symptoms associated with diseases that are transmissible through food.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) FOOD in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1750 - Manufacturer containers were observed reused for the storage of FOOD.
April 16, 2009Routine21Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. June 14, 2008Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw food of animal origin holding in a manner that may cause cross contamination of to ready-to-eat food (RTE).
  • 1570 - The door gasket to the CHEST FREEZER is in poor repair.
  • 3170 - Repeat FLOOR is not maintained in good repair
March 04, 2008Routine12Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The COOK is drinking from an uncovered container in the food preparation area.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat MILK, HOT DOGS & SLICED TOMATOES cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1320 - Corrected During Inspection The temperature measuring device in the REFRIGERATION EQUIPMENT was not properly located in the warmest part of the unit.
  • 2000 - Single service items observed unprotected from contamination.
  • 3170 - FLOOR is not maintained in good repair
August 16, 2007Routine23Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. November 27, 2006Routine00Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat Prep table food, coleslaw cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) FOOD in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
November 02, 2006Routine20Details / Comments
2790 - Repeat The indoor floor material located at kitchen does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. closely woven and easily cleanable carpet 3. nonabsorbentDecember 27, 2005Routine01Details / Comments
2790 - Repeat The indoor floor material located at kitchen does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. closely woven and easily cleanable carpet 3. nonabsorbentDecember 27, 2005Routine01Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Condiments cold holding at improper temperatures at sandwhich unit.
  • 1190 - The ambient (air/water) temperature measuring device (degrees F) located in the refrigeration is not accurate.
  • 2790 - The indoor wall material located athand sink does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. nonabsorbent
April 19, 2005Routine12Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Condiments cold holding at improper temperatures at sandwhich unit.
  • 1190 - The ambient (air/water) temperature measuring device (degrees F) located in the refrigeration is not accurate.
  • 2790 - The indoor wall material located athand sink does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. nonabsorbent
April 19, 2005Routine12Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the refrigerators.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the ice cream machine has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2810 - Repeat Floor or floor covering in is not smooth and easily cleanable. Ceiling needs repair in back area.
  • 2890 - Repeat Light bulb in back area not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 3250 - Repeat Toilet room doors are being kept open
September 14, 2004Routine14Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the refrigerators.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the ice cream machine has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2810 - Repeat Floor or floor covering in is not smooth and easily cleanable. Ceiling needs repair in back area.
  • 2890 - Repeat Light bulb in back area not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 3250 - Repeat Toilet room doors are being kept open
September 14, 2004Routine14Details / Comments
  • 3030 - No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing lavatory in the freezer area.
  • 2810 - Repeat Floor or floor covering in the freezer area is not smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 2640 - The refuse container located outside the establishment is missing its lid.
  • 1510 - The certified food manager could not provide a food temperature measuring device.
  • 1150 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the cooler shelving and freezer lid is not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable.
  • 3250 - Toilet room doors are being kept open
September 05, 2003Routine06Details / Comments
  • 3030 - No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing lavatory in the freezer area.
  • 2810 - Repeat Floor or floor covering in the freezer area is not smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 2640 - The refuse container located outside the establishment is missing its lid.
  • 1510 - The certified food manager could not provide a food temperature measuring device.
  • 1150 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the cooler shelving and freezer lid is not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable.
  • 3250 - Toilet room doors are being kept open
September 05, 2003Routine06Details / Comments
  • 2810 - Floor or floor covering in the kitchen is not smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 0550 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between.
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 2890 - Light bulb in the rear storage not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 2920 - Toilet room door is not provided with a self-closing door
  • 1150 - The nonfood contact surface of the counter with pizza oven is not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable.
January 24, 2003Routine06Details / Comments
  • 2810 - Floor or floor covering in the kitchen is not smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 0550 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between.
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 2890 - Light bulb in the rear storage not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 2920 - Toilet room door is not provided with a self-closing door
  • 1150 - The nonfood contact surface of the counter with pizza oven is not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable.
January 24, 2003Routine06Details / Comments

April 22, 2009 (Follow-up)


Violation: 1750 - Repeat Manufacturer containers were observed reused for the storage of FOOD.
Discontinue the reuse of manufacturer containers for FOOD storage. Provide approved reusable food storage containers designed for your food storage needs.
Comments:
Owner starting to replace single-service containers with reusable food grade containers.

April 16, 2009 (Routine)


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June 14, 2008 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
PIC has pulled all tomatoes untill they know which states are not envolved.

March 04, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Talked with manager about a complaint, it did not seem justifible.

August 16, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
PLACED A LOGTAG TEMPERATURE RECORGER # 4555 IN P/T/COOLER.

November 27, 2006 (Routine)

Comments:
Have created a date labeling system for food and are using it.Had just defrosted and cleaned pep table unit and that is why the temp is at 44.

November 02, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Employee turned the preptable unit down to try and make cold holding tempature 41 or less.

December 27, 2005 (Routine)


Violation: 2790 - Repeat The indoor floor material located at kitchen does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. closely woven and easily cleanable carpet 3. nonabsorbent
Refinish or replace the floor material at the area designated so it is: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. closely woven and easily cleanable carpet 3. nonabsorbent

December 27, 2005 (Routine)


Violation: 2790 - Repeat The indoor floor material located at kitchen does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. closely woven and easily cleanable carpet 3. nonabsorbent
Refinish or replace the floor material at the area designated so it is: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. closely woven and easily cleanable carpet 3. nonabsorbent

April 19, 2005 (Routine)


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