Papa John's Pizza #238, 1200 West Main Street, Richmond, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Papa John's Pizza #238
Address: 1200 West Main Street, Richmond, Virginia
Phone: (804) 354-6262
Total inspections: 18
Last inspection: Jul 6, 2009

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Violation code

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  • 1530 - Corrected During Inspection There is no properly working test kit provided in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 1570 - Mechanically vented hood filters not in good repair or have gaps in between filters.
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 3180 - Floor under # 1 Low Boy noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3220 - Mops not hung up to air dry.
  • 3300 - Facility is storing unnecessary items to the operation or maintenance of the establishment.
July 06, 2009Routine07Details / Comments
0450 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) Roma Tomatoes with their bare hands while slicing them.March 09, 2009Critical Procedures10Details / Comments
1770 A - Critical (CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION) The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: - several ice cream scoops stored as clean- several pizza topping dispensing cups- bottom of lexan pan in which clean scoops, cups and various other utensils are stored.November 03, 2008Critical Procedures10Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical A food employee failed to wash his or her hands before engaging in food preparation and after picking up a piece of pepperoni from the floor of the food prep. area. This activity may have contaminated his/her hands.
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Food employee is drinking from an uncovered container in the food preparation area.
  • 0240 - Corrected During Inspection Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection In-use utensils improperly stored between use.
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Pre-cooked chicken strips cold holding at improper temperatures
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the pizza prep. unit nor inside the True single-door low-boy.
  • 1530 - There is no properly working test kit provided in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 1700 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Quaternary Ammonium sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.
  • 1770 A - Critical (CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION)The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: - blade of table-mounted can opener (blade contains metal shavings)
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: - edges of pizza unit around drop pans- exterior of sanitizer spray bottle - table-top can opener- paper towel dispenser at the employee handsink in food prep. area- underneath side of the make-screen unit
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the vent filters on the sides of the pizza oven are dirty/dusted an noted in need of cleaning.
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 3170 - Holes observed in walls in the following areas:- to left of the walk-in refrigerator - to right of the employee handsink- around computer cords beneath the dough stationThe shielding on the light fixture above the 3-compartment sink is broken.Also the caulk at the back edge of the employee handsink at juncture with wall is failing.
  • 3180 - Dirt/food particle accumulation observed on floors adjacent to walls.
  • 3220 - Corrected During Inspection Mops not hung up to air dry.
  • 3270 - Mice droppings observed on floor beneath front counter
  • 3330 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The dispenser of hand soap located in the employee restroom is improperly labeled as " hand sanitizer".
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Container of oven cleaner observed stored directly beside a clean utensil storage rack.
July 02, 2008Routine713Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. March 05, 2008Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
0380 - Corrected During Inspection Critical One badly dented/ creased can of pizza sauce observed stored on can rack. The integrity of the can contents has potentially been compromised.November 07, 2007Critical Procedures10Details / Comments
  • 1570 - Filter is missing from exhaust duct in hood system.
  • 1570 - Panel/covering observed missing from front of Victory refrigerated pizza prep. unit.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: metal dunnage racks used to store pizza boxes
  • 2000 - Corrected During Inspection Single service deli tissue observed unprotected from contamination.
  • 2890 - One tube light fixture in the rear walk-in area observed not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
  • 3220 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Mops not hung up to air dry.
July 10, 2007Routine05Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical A food employee failed to wash his or her hands before engaging in food preparation, after smoking which may have contaminated his/her hands.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical sausage, chicken, and chicken wings cold holding at improper temperatures.
March 14, 2007Critical Procedures20Details / Comments
  • 1190 - The ambient (air/water) temperature measuring device (degrees F) located in the reachin refrigerator is missing.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board(s) along the in food prep area are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1770 B - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: Can opener
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 3220 - Corrected During Inspection Mops not hung up to air dry.
July 19, 2006Routine14Details / Comments
  • 0380 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Can of Papa John's pizza sauce observed severely dented.
  • 0960 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The food contact surface of the cracked/deteriorated rubber food spatula is not safe.
April 25, 2006Critical Procedures20Details / Comments
  • 0260 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The dented cans, is unsound or adulterated.
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers.
  • 0570 - Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 1320 - Corrected During Inspection The temperature measuring device in the reach-in refrigerator was not properly located in the coldest part of the unit.
  • 1550 - The employee restroom handsink is not sealed to adjoining equipment or walls.
  • 1580 - The cutting board(s) along the canned goods storage rack 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 shelving above three compartment sink has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3170 - Stripping inside walk-in refrigerator is not maintained in good repair
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Containers of sprayer sanitizer containers are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
  • 3660 - Permit is not posted in a place where it is readily observable by the public.
October 04, 2005Routine28Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. August 09, 2005Follow-up00-
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 1570 - Walkin door was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1700 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Exhaust over pizza oven.
  • 1780 - Critical Equipment food contact surfaces/utensils were not observed cleaned before each use . Pizza oven
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of cleaning agent are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
August 01, 2005Routine34Details / Comments
  • 3020 - Repeat Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the warewashing area.
  • 2310 - Critical Wipecloths are being stored in employee handsink.
  • 3170 - Lift top lid on pizza prep unit is not maintained in good repair
August 27, 2004Routine12Details / Comments
3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the warewashing area.April 27, 2004Routine01Details / Comments
  • 1320 - No thermometers located inside victory refrigeration unit.
  • 0450 - Critical Employee observed using bare hand contact with ready-to-eat food. Employee used bare hands to place RTE pepperoni and peppers into pizza to go box
  • 3340 - Critical Spray bottle containing oven cleaner is stored on wall adjacent to food preparation table.
December 08, 2003Routine21Details / Comments
  • 3045 - Repeat A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 1770 - The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris: plastic proofing trays used to store pizza boxes.
  • 0060 - Critical Person in charge failed to demonstrate knowledge of food safety.
August 12, 2003Routine12Details / Comments
  • 3045 - Repeat A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 0550 - In-use utensils improperly stored between use.
February 05, 2003Routine02Details / Comments

July 06, 2009 (Routine)


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March 09, 2009 (Critical Procedures)


Violation: 0450 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) Roma Tomatoes with their bare hands while slicing them.
Provide suitable utensils such as deli tissue, spatulas, tongs, single-use gloves, or dispensing equipment to handle RTE food to prevent contamination from hands.

November 03, 2008 (Critical Procedures)


Violation: 1770 A - Critical (CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION) The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: - several ice cream scoops stored as clean- several pizza topping dispensing cups- bottom of lexan pan in which clean scoops, cups and various other utensils are stored.
Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.

July 02, 2008 (Routine)


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March 05, 2008 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
No critical violations noted.

November 07, 2007 (Critical Procedures)


Violation: 0380 - Corrected During Inspection Critical One badly dented/ creased can of pizza sauce observed stored on can rack. The integrity of the can contents has potentially been compromised.
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.

July 10, 2007 (Routine)


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March 14, 2007 (Critical Procedures)


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July 19, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
This is a revalidation inspection. Application and invoice was left with the manager on duty Rex Pollard.

April 25, 2006 (Critical Procedures)


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October 04, 2005 (Routine)


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August 01, 2005 (Routine)


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August 27, 2004 (Routine)


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April 27, 2004 (Routine)


Violation: 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the warewashing area.
Hand soap must be provided at all hand washing lavatories to encourage proper hand washing. Hand cleanser must always be present to aid in reducing microorganisms and particulate matter found on hands.

December 08, 2003 (Routine)


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August 12, 2003 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Vioation 0060 was corrected through retesting.

February 05, 2003 (Routine)


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