Leila's Mediterranean Groceries, #108 - 5045 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Leila's Mediterranean Groceries
Address: #108 - 5045 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Phone: (757) 644-6912
Total inspections: 7
Last inspection: Sep 9, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

0060 - Critical Person in charge is unable to demonstrate knowledge of the regulations to the regulatory authority representative. Note-once a process is explained pic maintained a good understanding.September 09, 2009Routine10Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. June 08, 2009Routine00Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Raw foods of animal origin stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit.
  • 0470 - Critical Different types of raw animal foods stored in such a manner that may cause cross contamination.
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) (stuffed grape leaves, falafel) in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the reach-in refrigerator and display refrigerator.
February 17, 2009Routine--Details / Comments
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: meat slicer.
  • 2000 - Repeat The cutting board was found stored behind the faucet of the 3-c sink.
  • 2310 - Critical The handwashing facility is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
November 18, 2008Routine21Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Critical 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.
  • 0220 - Critical In use drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
  • 0240 - Corrected During Inspection Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 1040 - A woden spoon is used as a food contact surface.
  • 1580 - The cutting boards throughout the kitchen are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the door gasket has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2000 - Repeat Clean pots/pans were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
  • 2000 C - Single service items observed unprotected from contamination.
  • 2890 - Repeat Light bulb in the reach in refrigerator not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
July 15, 2008Routine28Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Raw shell eggs stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit.
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: slicer.
  • 2000 - Cutting board found stored on faucet above sink..
  • 2660 - There is no covered refuse container for the disposal of feminine napkins in the toilet room stall.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in reach-in freezer not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
April 02, 2008Routine24Details / Comments
  • 2860 - (Concrete, Porous block, Bricks) under three compartment sink not finished and sealed to provide a smooth, nonabsorbent, easily cleanable surface. Need to completely seal off with clear finishing product (i.e.-caulk/sealant)
  • 2860 - Wall covering - small piece behind security system box needs to be sealed off (caulked) not attached so it is easily cleanable.
  • 2920 - Toilet room door is not provided with a self-closing door. The elf closure device on door is not sufficient to keep door closed.
February 12, 2008Routine02Details / Comments

September 09, 2009 (Routine)

Violation: 0060 - Critical Person in charge is unable to demonstrate knowledge of the regulations to the regulatory authority representative. Note-once a process is explained pic maintained a good understanding.
Ensure the designated person in charge (PIC) is knowledgeable about foodborne disease prevention, Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Point principles and Regulation requirements. The PIC should be prepared to recognize conditions that may contribute to foodborne illness. The PIC must also recognize conditions that fail to comply with Regulation requirements and be authorized to take the appropriate preventive and corrective actions to ensure that the Regulations' objectives are fulfilled.
Note: CFM is unavailable at this time, recommend pic have training. Training offered. Violation discussed for correction.

June 08, 2009 (Routine)

No violations noted, however it is noted that all violations from previous inspection have been corrected. Note: Handwashing signs should be posted in the language of the food service employee. Training offered for kitchen staff.

February 17, 2009 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Violations discussed.

November 18, 2008 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Violations discussed and/or corrected.

July 15, 2008 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Discussed violations with the operator.

April 02, 2008 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Owner waiting for results of March certification class. Violations discussed for correction.

February 12, 2008 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Leila to attend certified food managers course in March 2008. General food safety training given with printed information.This inspection serves as a temporary permit until printed permit can be delivered.

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