Peter' Seafood, 2402 Rodman Avenue, Portsmouth, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Peter' Seafood
Address: 2402 Rodman Avenue, Portsmouth, Virginia
Phone: (757) 397-3376
Total inspections: 20
Last inspection: Aug 12, 2009

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Details / Comments

  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers.
  • 0810 - The methods used for cooling were not adequate. (small reach in is not adequate for cooling large number of steamed crabs)
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Several food items (crabs, shrimp, chicken, etc0 cold holding at improper temperatures
  • 1450 - Repeat The Walk-In Freezer was overstocked and is not sufficient in number or capacity to meet the food storage demands of the establishment.
  • 1570 - Repeat The Walk-in cooler and reach in unit is not holding at 41 degrees or below
  • 1570 - Repeat The door gasket to the reach-in is in poor repair.
  • 1770 B - Repeat Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: Surfaces of the inside of the Walk In cooler.
  • 2890 - Repeat Light bulb in the Walk in cooler not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
  • 3170 - Repeat Ceiling tiles is not maintained in good repair
  • 3270 - Repeat Harborage conditions exist. Large amount of flies noted in the back area. Some roaches found in the freezer.
August 12, 2009Follow-up18Details / Comments
  • 0470 A 4 - Observed the following food was observed stored without being in packages, in covered containers, or wrapped: various dry goods.
  • 1450 - The Walk-In Freezer was overstocked and is not sufficient in number or capacity to meet the food storage demands of the establishment.
  • 1570 - The door gasket to the reach-in is in poor repair.
  • 1570 - The Walk-in cooler and reach in unit is not holding at 41 degrees or below
  • 1770 B - Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: Surfaces of the inside of the Walk In cooler.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in the Walk in cooler not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
  • 3170 - Ceiling tiles is not maintained in good repair
  • 3270 - Harborage conditions exist. Large amount of flies noted in the back area. Some roaches found in the freezer.
July 29, 2009Routine07Details / Comments
  • 0450 - Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food with their bare hands.
  • 0580 - Repeat Single-use gloves saved for reuse.
  • 1580 - The cutting board(s) used while cleaning fish are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
March 05, 2009Routine12Details / Comments
  • 0440 - Critical The tags for the shucked and shelled oysters are not available or are discarded immediately after the container is empty.
  • 3330 - Critical Working containers of cleaning products are not properly labeled.
December 04, 2008Routine20Details / Comments
  • 0580 - Single-use gloves on the fire extinguisher saved for reuse.
  • 0790 - Improper methods used to thaw crabmeat.
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 3270 - Harborage conditions exist. Several live roaches spotted.
July 24, 2008Routine04Details / Comments
  • 0450 C - Corrected During Inspection Utensil without handle used to dispense food that is not ready-to-eat (RTE) allowing for a bare hand contact surface to come in contact with food item(s).
  • 0830 - Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) potato salad and string beans in the refrigeration unit are not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1570 - The door gasket to the reach in coolers are in poor repair.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the shelf storing the dry flour has accumulations of grime and debris.
April 11, 2008Routine13Details / Comments
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) steamed crabs, cole slaw and potato salad in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen
January 08, 2008Routine11Details / Comments
  • 0450 C - Utensil without handle used to dispense food that is not ready-to-eat (RTE) allowing for a bare hand contact surface to come in contact with food item(s).
  • 3030 - Repeat No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen
  • 3045 - Repeat A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
September 25, 2007Routine03Details / Comments
  • 0470 A 4 - Critical Repeat Observed the following food was observed stored without being in packages, in covered containers, or wrapped: beans, string beans, crabs and fish. These items were in the reach in units and on 3 vat sink.
  • 0790 - Repeat Improper methods used to thaw crab meat.
  • 0830 - Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) raw chicken, crabs fish in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the floor fan in the kitchen has accumulations of grime, dust and debris.
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
  • 2760 - Recyclable items are excessive at the dumpster causing a pest harborage and a constant foul odor.
  • 3030 - No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen.
  • 3045 - Repeat A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
June 19, 2007Follow-up26Details / Comments
  • 0310 - Critical Molluscan shellfish obtained from an unapproved source being offered for sale or service.
  • 0470 A 4 - Observed the following food was observed stored without being in packages, in covered containers, or wrapped: fish and crabs.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 0790 - Improper methods used to thaw raw chicken.
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) raw chicken and fish in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1750 - Manufacturer containers were observed reused for the storage of foods.
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen.
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
March 09, 2007Routine26Details / Comments
  • 1190 - The ambient (air/water) temperature measuring device (dual or degrees Fl) located in the prep refrigerator and rear chest freeezer was not found.
  • 1550 - Repeat The 3 compartment sink is not sealed to adjoining equipment or walls.
  • 2310 - Critical The handwashing facility located at the kitchen is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
  • 3180 - Repeat deep fat fryers and ceiling in thekitchen noted in need of cleaning.
August 21, 2006Routine13Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. August 08, 2006Routine00Details / Comments
  • 1550 - Three compartment sink needs fastening to wall and caulked.
  • 2910 - Flies present.
  • 3180 - Deep fat fryers are dirty.Walls and ceiling are dirty in kitchen.
May 30, 2006Routine03Details / Comments
  • 1190 - 2 chest freezers have no visible thermometers.
  • 1220 - Three compartment sink needs fastening/sealing to wall.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat Hood filters need cleaning.
February 23, 2006Critical Procedures12Details / Comments
  • 1190 - Not all refrigerators/freezers have visible thermometer.
  • 3080 - Light bulbs require replacement in kitchen.
  • 3180 - Ceiling and walls need cleaning in fryer area.
October 25, 2005Routine03Details / Comments
  • 1190 - No visible thermometer in beverage-aire glass door refrigerator.
  • 1770 A - Critical Hood filters need cleaning.
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection No paper towels at kitchen hand sink.
  • 3080 - Not all bulbs working in kitchen lights.
July 25, 2005Routine13Details / Comments
  • 1190 - Thermometers not visible in all refrigerators or freezers.
  • 1550 - Three compartment sink needs caulking to wall.
  • 1770 A - Critical Filters dirty in hood.
April 26, 2005Routine12Details / Comments
  • 1190 - No visible thermometer in 2 rear chest fresh. No visible thermometer in one glass door refrigerator.
  • 1770 A - Critical Hood filters need cleaning.
  • 3180 - Hood needs cleaning.
  • 3300 - Grease on ground by container.
January 12, 2005Routine13Details / Comments
  • 3080 - Repeat Not enough light provided in the cooking area of the kitchen.
  • 0790 - Raw shrimp improperly thawing in the three compartment sink, not under running water.
  • 0480 - Food product not labeld (seafood breader).
September 27, 2004Follow-up03Details / Comments
  • 3270 - Roaches noted on wall behind Department of Agriculture Inspection report. Facility has a roach problem throughout.Facility has a rodent problem. Droppings noted.
  • 3080 - Noted poor lighting in the kitchen over cooking area.
  • 1770 A - Critical Interior surface of refrigerator unit (reach-in) where cleaned, cooked crab are stored needs to be cleaned.
  • 2540 - Critical Floor drain in walk-in cooler is backing up into floor.
  • 0610 - Live crabs in bushel baskets stored on floor in walk-in cooler.Condensation in walk-in unit dripping onto live crabs in bushel baskets.
  • 1770 B - Interior surface of steam oven needs to be cleaned.
September 20, 2004Routine24Details / Comments

August 12, 2009 (Follow-up)


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July 29, 2009 (Routine)


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March 05, 2009 (Routine)


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December 04, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
15-30 Employees involved in food prep without a valid foodhandler's card. Before engaging in food prep, employees must obtain a foodhandler's card from the health department. A Class schedule has been issued.

July 24, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Permit expires 7/08.

April 11, 2008 (Routine)


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January 08, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Past corrections have been made.

September 25, 2007 (Routine)


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June 19, 2007 (Follow-up)


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All boxes must be removed from around the dumpster by 6/22/07.

March 09, 2007 (Routine)


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August 21, 2006 (Routine)


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August 08, 2006 (Routine)

Comments:
permit issued

May 30, 2006 (Routine)


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February 23, 2006 (Critical Procedures)


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October 25, 2005 (Routine)


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July 25, 2005 (Routine)


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April 26, 2005 (Routine)


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January 12, 2005 (Routine)


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September 27, 2004 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
Note: Met a facility with Mr. Hewitt, Plumbing Inspector, sewage backup has been repaired.

September 20, 2004 (Routine)


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