Mutual Drug Inc., 314 Woods Ave, Big Stone Gap, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Mutual Drug Inc.
Address: 314 Woods Ave, Big Stone Gap, Virginia
Total inspections: 30
Last inspection: Aug 19, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

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Details / Comments

0060 - Critical The person in charge failed to state the minimum cook temperatures and times for potentially hazardous food.August 19, 2009Risk Factor Assessment10Details / Comments
  • 0930 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat A review of the menu with the foodservice operator indicates that there is no consumer advisory for the foods that may be served raw and/or undercooked
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: The light fixtures and the exhaust fan in the wall above the ice machine.
  • 3170 - The floor tile in several places not maintained in good repair
April 28, 2009Routine12Details / Comments
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) @ spaggetti sauce in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 0930 - Critical A review of the menu with the foodservice operator indicates that there is no consumer advisory for the beef and eggs that may be served raw and/or undercooked
  • 1320 - Corrected During Inspection The temperature measuring device located maytag ref. is not easily readable.
  • 3220 - Mops not hung up to air dry.
January 27, 2009Routine22Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. October 29, 2008Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
  • 0580 - Corrected During Inspection Single-use gloves while worn during multi-tasked food preparation.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the fan and the air conditioner in the kitchen have accumulations of grime and dust.
  • 3180 - The floor, walls and ceiling in the kitchen noted in need of cleaning.
July 23, 2008Routine03Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. April 15, 2008Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. January 10, 2008Routine00Details / Comments
  • 3180 - Shelving above mopsink is dirty.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Cans of insecticides stored with cleaning supplies.
October 04, 2007Routine11Details / Comments
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0550 - Repeat Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses (in corn starch and also in sugar).
  • 0610 - Corrected During Inspection Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 0820 - Critical All foods in the Maytag refrigerator are being held at improper temperatures.
  • 1570 - Maytag refrigerator holding foods at improper temperatures.
July 02, 2007Routine14Details / Comments
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers.
  • 0550 - Repeat Dispenser improperly stored in the cornmeal. Dispensers in the cracker crumbs and in the uncooked macaroni have no handles.
  • 0820 - Critical The potentially hazardous foods (chili, milk, sauce, pies, etc.) in the Jordan refrigerator are holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) chili in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1900 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chemical sanitizer immersion time was not adequate for quaternary ammonium compound sanitizing solution.
  • 3180 - -Men's restroom doors are dirty.-Storage shelf near the kitchen grill has a buildup of dried food and grit.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Containers of insecticide (Raid) stored in the kitchen and stored with cleaning supplies.
April 04, 2007Routine43Details / Comments
  • 0550 - Repeat Dispenser without a handle stored in dry storage food container.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 1570 - Repeat Centerpiece of hand faucet is broken. Paper towels are on it to keep water from spraying out.
  • 3170 - Repeat Damaged floor tiles have not been replaced.
January 03, 2007Routine04Details / Comments
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor. Onions
  • 1530 - There is no properly working test kit provided in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 3170 - The floor tile in the restroom, mop sink area, and other places are not maintained in good repair
  • 3200 - Exhaust fan in the back is not clean.
September 27, 2006Routine04Details / Comments
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0550 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses in the containers of macaroni noodles, cracker crumbs, rice, cornmeal, and flour. None of the dispensers have handles.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Shell eggs on the preparation area stored at 62 degrees F.
  • 1570 - Handsink faucet leaking on top. Paper towels being used to prevent water from leaking.
  • 1860 - Observed employee either not sanitizing, or improperly sanitizing cutting board and food scoop dispenser. Cutting board was washed and rinsed, but not sanitized. Food dispenser was only dipped into the sanitizing solution.
  • 2310 B - The handwash station in the kitchen had a cutting board stored in it, so in effect it is being used for purposes other than washing hands.
  • 3200 - Vent fan above the grill and the area surrounding the fan have a buildup of grease and dust.
July 06, 2006Routine16Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. April 05, 2006Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
  • 1160 - Repeat The kick plates on the Jordon refer units are missing.
  • 1570 - Repeat Jordon refrigerator was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged. Not maintaining food temperatures of potentially hazardous foods. History of this equipment indicates it is not reliable for the storage of potentially hazardous foods.
  • 2210 - Repeat The backflow or backsiphonage prevention device installed on the mop sink is not identified as meeting standards set by the American Society of Sanitary Engineering.
January 19, 2006Follow-up03Details / Comments
  • 0170 - A food employee was observed cleaning their hands in a food preparation sink or a sink used for utensil washing.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Butter 50 deg. F, buttermilk at 49 deg., butter at 48 deg, and cream cheese at 48 deg. in cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1160 - The kick plates on the Jordon refer units are missing.
  • 1570 - Jordon refrigerator was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged. Not maintaining food temperatures of potentially hazardous foods. History of this equipment indicates it is not reliable for the storage of potentially hazardous foods.
  • 2000 - Utensils were found stored under a waste pipe at sink and on shelf with soap.
  • 2000 - Single service items observed unprotected from contamination. Plastic utensils stored on floor of the stock room.
  • 2210 - Corrected During Inspection The backflow or backsiphonage prevention device installed on the mop sink is not identified as meeting standards set by the American Society of Sanitary Engineering.
  • 2810 - Floor or floor covering in upstairs stockroom is not smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 2890 - Repeat Light bulb in upstairs stockroom, above the ice machine, and above the chest freezer are not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
January 11, 2006Routine--Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. October 10, 2005Routine00Details / Comments
  • 1040 - Repeat Exposed wood subject to moisture absorption in kitchen and stockroom.
  • 2890 - Repeat Light bulb in stockroom not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent. Missing end cap on light in kitchen above the food prep area.
August 21, 2005Follow-up02Details / Comments
  • 0390 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Ice stored in bucket which is not self draining and uncovered.
  • 0820 - Critical Milk, eggs, cheese, sour cream, chili in Jordon refer at improper temperatures.
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat Mashed potatoes and roast beef in hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1040 - Exposed wood subject to moisture absorption in kitchen and stockroom.
  • 1180 - Corrected During Inspection The food temperature measuring device (degrees F) located in the kitchen is not accurate.
  • 1570 - Corrected During Inspection Jordon 2 door refer can not maintain food temperatures. Unit has a history of failure to maintain food temperatures.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: Build up of burnt food debris on surfaced which come in contact with food contact surfaces.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Ventilation fans, walls, storage shelving and ceilings.
  • 2840 - Carpeting installed as floor covering in cooking and dishwashing areas.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in stockroom not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent. Missing end cap on light in kitchen above the food prep area.
  • 3270 - Torn screen on back door.
August 19, 2005Routine--Details / Comments
  • 0240 - Corrected During Inspection Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Tuna Salad in cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chicken and Dumplins, beans, and meat loaf in hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1720 - A sanitizer test kit is not being used to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution(s) are at the proper concentration.
  • 2000 - Utensild were observed stored unprotected at the stove area.
  • 2790 - Wooden shelving has exposed wooden
April 27, 2005Routine--Details / Comments
  • 3180 - Grime, dust, and food particles seen beneath and behind most equipment.
  • 3270 - Roaches seen on traps throughout the kitchen.
January 24, 2005Follow-up02Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Eggs on the prep cooler cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Food stored in the Jordon cooler cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1570 - Repeat The Jordon cooler is not maintaining foods at less than 41 degrees. The exterior of the sink cabinet in the kitchen is not smooth and easily cleanable. Duct tape is used as a repair for the chest cooler in the back. The shelf covers under the front service aisle are bowed.
  • 1800 - The compressor on the Jordon cooler is covered in dust and lint.
  • 2000 - Corrected During Inspection Plates and bowls stored with the food contact surfaces facing up.
  • 3180 - Grime, dust, and food particles seen beneath and behind most equipment.
  • 3270 - Repeat Roaches seen on traps throughout the kitchen.
January 19, 2005Routine15Details / Comments
  • 3270 - Roaches seen on glue traps beneath shelving in the kitchen.
  • 1570 - Duct tape used as a repair on the chest freezer beside the desk. New shelf covers installed on the front service line do not have covering over the front face.
October 25, 2004Follow-up02Details / Comments
  • 0550 - In-use utensils improperly stored between use.
  • 3270 - Repeat Roaches seen on glue traps beneath shelving in the kitchen.
  • 1570 - Repeat Duct tape used as a repair on the chest freezer beside the desk. New shelf covers installed on the front service line do not have covering over the front face.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board beside the grill is heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat Food in the Maytag cooler cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat Mashed potatoes on the grill hot holding at improper temperatures.
October 19, 2004Routine14Details / Comments
  • 1800 - Repeat Compressors on some of the cooling/freezing units coated with dust. The back of the Jordon cooler was coated with dust.
  • 0610 - Potatoes stored uncovered beneath detergent and bleach.
  • 3270 - Roaches seen on glue strips in the vicinity of the washer/dryer.
  • 1570 - Repeat Duct tape used to repair the lids on the chest cooler by the desk. Shelving at front service no longer smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 3250 - Repeat No self-closing door on the employee bathroom door.
  • 3340 - Critical Bleach and detergent stored above potatoes.
July 06, 2004Routine--Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat Lasagna and green beans hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1800 - Repeat Grime and dust present on the tops and backs of most equipment.
  • 1370 -
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0060 - Critical The person in charge failed to state the required temperatures and holding times for the following conditions of potentially hazardous food: (1) Refrigerated storage, (2) Hot holding, (3) Cooling, and (4) Reheating.
  • 1570 - The handles on the cooler below the make table and the lid of the chest cooler near the pharmacy were observed in a condition that prevents necessary maintenance and easy cleaning.
  • 1570 - Shelving all along the front service line and most wood shelving in dry storage areas were observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1580 - A cutting board was observed to be heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers. The food was stated as being sugar water for making tea.
  • 3170 - Walls in the small room adjacent to the pharmacy are not maintained in good repair
  • 0960 2 - A single-use commercial glass container used to store sugar water.
  • 3250 - Toilet room door adjacent to kitchen is being kept open
  • 3180 - Floors and walls beneath and behind most equipment noted in need of cleaning.
April 06, 2004Routine210Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical At 11:00 AM the chili was at 128 deg. F. At 11:45 it was still at 125 to 128 deg.F.
  • 3180 - The walls and floor in the men's restroom were noted in need of cleaning. The fan blowing to the outside is covered in dust.
  • 2660 - There is no covered refuse container for the disposal of feminine napkins in the ladies room stall.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the shelves above the mopsink and the shelves above the handsink in the kitchen had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2890 - Endcaps missing from several overhead fluorescent lights.
  • 0550 - Repeat Cup stored in container of macaroni noodles, being used as a dispenser.
  • 2810 - One shelf above handsink in kitchen has bad water damage. The shelves near and above the mopsink are dirty and also have exposed areas of bare wood and chipped paint. The paint is chipping on the small shelf in the women's restroom. Shelves at new ice machine have paint chipped, and one shelf has split to the bare wood. Floor badly damaged near the mopsink. Looks like water damage.
January 07, 2004Routine16Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. August 22, 2003Follow-up00Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat Chicken salad was 55 F. and Ham at 63 in hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0550 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor. Or Food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 1190 - The ambient air temperature measuring device (dual or degrees Fl) located in the sandwich prep refer and freezer are not easily readable.
  • 1570 - Repeat Counter top at water/ice location on the serving line is damaged and needs repair
August 11, 2003Routine14Details / Comments
  • 1570 - The counter top at the water dispenser near the cash registar was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers on shelf next to ice machine.
May 12, 2003Routine02Details / Comments

August 19, 2009 (Risk Factor Assessment)


Violation: 0060 - Critical The person in charge failed to state the minimum cook temperatures and times for potentially hazardous food.
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.

April 28, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Facility had stopped serving at 2:00 pm. Observed end of day cleaning. Discussed the food items left over from the hot bar-what is kept and how it is cooled. Discussed previous items. Observed preperation of stuffied peppers for tommorrow's service-food is prepared but not cooked ahead of time. Cooking will begin in the morning for this item. Most foods not kept only a few items such as green beans are kept, but usually only for back-up for the next day.

January 27, 2009 (Routine)


Violations:

October 29, 2008 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
No violations noted today. Was in facility at peak rush on the peak day(chicken & dumpling day) and employees did an excellent job handling food, utensils, etc, well done! Discussed employee hygiene, food supplies and general prep. practices with mgr. All previous violations corrected.

July 23, 2008 (Routine)


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April 15, 2008 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
All temperatures checked were within proper perameters, excellent use of gloves for handling RTEs. Very good employee hygeine noted, good hand washing practices.

January 10, 2008 (Routine)

Comments:
No violations noted, previous violation corrected.

October 04, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Violations from last inspection have been corrected.

July 02, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
All potentially hazardous foods in the Maytag refrigerator were discarded. Other violations from previous inspection have been corrected.

April 04, 2007 (Routine)


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January 03, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Remaining violations from previous inspection not cited during this inspection have been corrected.

September 27, 2006 (Routine)


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July 06, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Sanitizer in 3-compartment sink tested 200 ppm quaternary ammonium compound. Good.

April 05, 2006 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
Previous violations corrcted.

January 19, 2006 (Follow-up)


Violations:

January 11, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
One sink must be identified as for hand washing only and to be used for no other purpose.

October 10, 2005 (Routine)

Comments:
Inspection conducted to determine the impact water conservation is having on sanitation. The HD will waive the requirement for water under pressure at the facility if a potable water supply is provided. The criteria for potable water will be provided.

August 21, 2005 (Follow-up)


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August 19, 2005 (Routine)


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April 27, 2005 (Routine)


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January 24, 2005 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
The pest control contractor has visited the facility since the last inspection and is due back within the next few days. Continue to monitor the progress of abatement efforts.

January 19, 2005 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Do not store potentially hazardous foods in the Jordon cooler until is can shown to maintain foods at 41 degrees or less. Cleaning must be done prior to the follow-up inspection. Pest control efforts will also be checked.

October 25, 2004 (Follow-up)


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October 19, 2004 (Routine)


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July 06, 2004 (Routine)


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April 06, 2004 (Routine)


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January 07, 2004 (Routine)


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August 22, 2003 (Follow-up)

Comments:
All previous violations corrected except counter top. Job order for counter submitted.

August 11, 2003 (Routine)


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May 12, 2003 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Previous violations corrected.

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