KFC/Taco Bell, 746 J. Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: KFC/Taco Bell
Address: 746 J. Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, Virginia
Total inspections: 19
Last inspection: Jul 22, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

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Details / Comments

  • 1730 - The Cinnamon Twist bulk container was observed in a state of repair and condition preventing the equipment to be used as designed. {Burned hole in top lid}
  • 2350 ii - Observed that the toilet overflows in the men's room
  • 3170 - The coved molding inside the WI Chicken Box is deteriorating and needs replacement in certain sections
July 22, 2009Routine03Details / Comments
  • 1730 - Observed that cooking oil was leaking onto the floor @ the back of the fryers
  • 1770 B - Repeat Observed accumulations of mold growth on the following food contact surfaces: Ice Chute to self service dispenser in customer area.
  • 3180 - Floor drains throughout the building in need of cleaning.
March 26, 2009Routine03Details / Comments
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Repeat Diced tomato's on the Taco Bell side {48.4 F}
  • 1770 B - Observed that the back splash area of the soda nozzles and the ice chutes to the dining room dispenser and the drive thru dispenser were heavily soiled with mold growth and soda.
  • 3180 - 1) Wall & ceiling tiles on the Taco Bell side were dust ladened and noted in need of cleaning. 2) The chicken box needs to be cleaned and sanitized more frequently to prevent odors
December 10, 2008Routine12Details / Comments
3170 - Coved tile inside the WI Chill (chicken box) is not maintained in good repair and was observed to have several broken or missing tiles at the wall/floor juncture.August 07, 2008Routine01Details / Comments
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical 1) Observed that diced tomatoes were out of temperature (>41 F) and are now considered to be potentially hazardous.2) Both under counter units used in the TACO prep areas area out of range regarding ambient air for refrigeration.
  • 2350 ii - Observed leak under side hand sink
March 31, 2008Routine11Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Potentially hazardous food in the side taco unit was observed to be cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
December 06, 2007Routine11Details / Comments
  • 1320 - Observed that the thermometers for all three Walk-In Units were broken
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat 1) Observed that the soda nozzles in the self service area are soiled with mold growth. Also around the ice chute to the self service dispenser is heavily soiled. 2) Observed soiled cutting part to can opener
  • 2730 - Repeat Both refuse container used to store refuse/recyclables has no drain plug.
  • 3180 - Repeat Observed dust clogged into the air return grates inside the kitchen
June 22, 2007Routine13Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed that the front chicken display(Henny Penny) had internal temperatures of chicken @ 123-127 F.
  • 1770 A - Critical Observed that the soda nozzles @ the drive thru & in the dinning room are heavily soiled
  • 2730 - Repeat The refuse container used to store refuse/recyclables has no drain plug.
  • 3140 - Observed coats scattered about on storage shelving and service counters behind the line
  • 3180 - Repeat Observed heavily soiled floor drains in the kitchen and in the dinning room under the soda dispenser. Also there was a heavy build up of dust on the ceiling grates over storage shelving outside the managers office.
February 22, 2007Routine23Details / Comments
  • 1450 - Repeat Observed that some infrared warming light in the chicken hot holding unit are burned out and are giving off uneven heat for hot holding temperatures.
  • 2730 - Repeat The refuse containers used to store refuse/recyclables has no drain plug.
  • 2750 - Repeat Observed spilled grease and odors around the dumpster and grease receptacle.
October 01, 2006Follow-up03Details / Comments
  • 1450 - Repeat Observed that some infrared warming light in the chicken hot holding unit are burned out and are giving off uneven heat for hot holding temperatures.
  • 1770 B - Critical Observed that the soda nozzles and backsplash area to dispenser in the self serve and worker areas are heavily soiled and need cleaning
  • 1800 - Observed that the racks inside the WI Chicken Cooler are encrusted with old chicken.
  • 2690 - Observed that a bag of garbage was thrown on top of the closed dumpster and is constituting a nuisance.
  • 2730 - Repeat The refuse containers used to store refuse/recyclables has no drain plug.
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 2750 - Observed spilled grease and odors around the dumpster and grease receptacle.
  • 3070 - Observed no toilet tissue inside the men's room upon opening for business.
  • 3180 - Physical structure in the Prep Area was noted in need of cleaning. !0 All floor drains are heavily soiled. 2) Wall & Ceiling in prep area are heavily soiled with dust from the HVAC system (Clean and check your air filters)
September 26, 2006Complaint18Details / Comments
  • 1450 - Repeat Observed that the chicken display unit has a burned out infrared heating unit in the unit that gives off uneven heating temperatures for hot holding.
  • 1770 B - Repeat Observed soiled storage racks inside the chicken cooler. I
  • 1770 C - Repeat Observed mold growth around ice chute to dispenser in dinning room
  • 1800 - Observed that the hand sink adjacent to the chicken prep area is badly soiled.
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
  • 2730 - Repeat Observed that both dumpsters had missing drain plugs to keep out rats.
  • 2740 - Repeat Observed spilled grease on the pad inside the dumpster enclosed area.
  • 3180 - Repeat Observed soiled and greasy floor inside the chicken box
June 07, 2006Routine08Details / Comments
  • 0450 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed an employee handling RTE food barehanded without the protection of gloves or a suitable utensil.
  • 1450 - Observed that there are several spots with temperatures dropping in the display chicken warmer where the infrared lights are burned out.
  • 1770 B - Critical Repeat Observed that the storage racks inside the Chicken WI Cooler were caked with grease & chicken residue.
  • 1770 C - Observed heavy mold growth under soda nozzles at drive thru & in the dinning room self service area.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The handwashing facility located at the chicken breading area is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
  • 2730 - Repeat The refuse container used to store refuse/recyclables has no drain plug.
  • 2740 - Observed grease spillage next to the grease recyclable barrel
  • 3080 - Observed burned out light inside the chicken cooler.
  • 3180 - The chicken cooler was noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3260 - Observed coats hung on food, single storage & chemical storage racks at rear of restaurant.
March 08, 2006Complaint--Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Observed cheese on the Taco Bell cold line being held at improper temperatures.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed a wing and a thigh being held at improper temperatures in the chicken warmer
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat Observed mold growth under soda nozzles at drive thru & at customer self service.
  • 1770 B - Observed that the wire racks in the chicken cooler were soiled with dried on accumulations.
  • 3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the WI Units
  • 3660 - Permit is not posted in a place where it is readily observable by the public.
April 01, 2005Complaint--Details / Comments
  • 1800 - Observed that the shelving inside the Chicken Walk-in had a build up of dirt/chicken parts.
  • 2730 - The refuse container used to store refuse/recycbles has no drain plug.
January 11, 2005Routine02Details / Comments
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Observed no splash shield between prep table and hand sink.
  • 1770 C - Observed mold growth on refrigeration gaskets.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: Soda Nozzles and the top of the soda back splash at the top were soiled with mold growth.
  • 0820 - Critical Observed that the hot holding timed unit(30-90 minutes) was holding at improper temperatures
August 12, 2004Routine32Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Unwrapped or uncovered food next to the hand sink area
  • 3180 - Observed odors inside the chicken WI Chill that is in need of cleaning.
January 30, 2004Routine02Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. September 25, 2003Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
  • 3170 - Repeat Light bulb in walk-in is burned out.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in walk-in is not shelded.
  • 1180 - The thermometer in the walk-in is broken.
April 24, 2003Routine03Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. February 05, 2003Critical Procedures00Details / Comments

July 22, 2009 (Routine)


Violations:

March 26, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Permit Reissued. Watch ambient air temperature to Taco Bell WI Chill & maintain @ < 41 F.

December 10, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Store Managers and the Regional Supervisor need to discuss the closing responsibilities & shift changes involved in maintaining this Restaurant.

August 07, 2008 (Routine)


Violation: 3170 - Coved tile inside the WI Chill (chicken box) is not maintained in good repair and was observed to have several broken or missing tiles at the wall/floor juncture.
Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
Comments:
General cleanliness is good. Good food protection measures observed.

March 31, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Provided and discussed the following; 2007 Food code changes, cover letter from EH manager, operator health guide for exclusion and restriction of employee’s, 3 A’s of safe employee health practices, guide for employee’s to identify the top 4 reportable diseases and symptoms, emergency guidelines for food establishments, and the 2008 food handlers training schedule. Permit Reissued/General Cleanliness & Sanitation is Very Good. This Store Has Really Improved!

December 06, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Distributed information regarding regulation changes and employee health notification. Observed that time rather than temperature is being used on potentially hazardous food in conjunction with Taco Bell products.

June 22, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Food handling improvements observed during this inspection. Good Refrigeration.

February 22, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
permit issued. Advised on glove use when bare handling ready to eat food.

October 01, 2006 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
Continue to work on floor drains......they are still soiled. Improvements noted from 9/26/06 inspection.

September 26, 2006 (Complaint)


Violations: Comments:
Follow-up inspection to be done on 10-2-06.

June 07, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Discussed handling ready to eat food items with the manager

March 08, 2006 (Complaint)


Violations: Comments:
2006 permit issued. Discussed complaint with Manager and advised that crew meetings regarding customers expectations should take place that will improve service.

April 01, 2005 (Complaint)


Violations:

January 11, 2005 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
2005 permit issued.

August 12, 2004 (Routine)


Violations:

January 30, 2004 (Routine)


Violations:

September 25, 2003 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
FUll power restored to establishment. All food was thrown away. Opening today, ok to operate.

April 24, 2003 (Routine)


Violations:

February 05, 2003 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
General walk-thru conducted, looks good! 2003 permit issued.

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