Roma's Ristorante, , Tappahannock, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Roma's Ristorante
Address: , Tappahannock, Virginia
Total inspections: 20
Last inspection: Aug 5, 2009

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  • 0570 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 1700 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration. Observed concentration is below 50 ppm.
  • 1890 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized: the food preparation counter tops. The chlorine wiping cloth sanitizing solution is below 50 ppm.
  • 3170 - Repeat The lights in the dry storage area are not maintained in good repair
August 05, 2009Routine22Details / Comments
  • 0570 - Corrected During Inspection Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0610 - Corrected During Inspection Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor in the walk in cooler.
  • 2310 B - Corrected During Inspection The handwash station in the food preparation area is being used for purposes other than washing hands (trays on top of basin).
  • 3020 - Corrected During Inspection Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the pizza preparation area.
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the pizza preparation area.
  • 3170 - The lights in the food preparation area and in the dry storage area are not maintained in good repair
March 26, 2009Routine06Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. October 24, 2008Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Raw foods of animal origin stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit. Observed raw shell eggs stored sliced onions and prepared macaroni salad.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken salad and pasta salads in the refrigeration unit are not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1700 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration. Observed concentration is below 50 ppm.
June 25, 2008Critical Procedures--Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit. Observed raw ground beef stored over onion and green pepper in the deli unit and raw shell eggs stored over lettuce in the walk in cooler.
  • 0570 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use. The chlorine concentration of the wiping cloth sanitizer is below 50 ppm.
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1320 - Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located in the reach in deli unit (pizza prep).
  • 1570 - The deli unit on the cook line is leaking water in the bottom interior, observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1890 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized: the food preparation surfaces.
  • 2890 - Light bulbs in the food preparation and dry storage areas are not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
  • 3020 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the food preparation area.
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the food preparation area.
  • 3170 - The lights in the food preparation area are not maintained in good repair
January 08, 2008Routine37Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Critical In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils. Observed open drink on food preparation table.
  • 0450 - Critical Repeat Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food with their bare hands while preparing subs/sandwiches.
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses. Observed handles of sugar dispensing utensils in the product.
  • 0570 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor. Observed boxes of potatoes stored on the floor of the walk in freezer.
  • 1320 - Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located in the (pizza line) deli unit..
  • 1570 - Repeat The glass door of the Coldin reach in freezer unit was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1570 - The door gasket of the Coca-Cola unit storing PHF's is damaged.
  • 1890 - Critical The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized: food prep counters..
  • 3020 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the food preparation area.
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the food preparation area.
  • 3380 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The chlorine wiping cloth solution being applied to food contact surfaces does not meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010. Observed concentration is below 50 ppm.
July 31, 2007Routine47Details / Comments
  • 0450 - Critical Repeat Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food with their bare hands. Observed employee preparing subs with bare hands.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit. Observed raw ground beef stored over mushrooms in the reach in refrigeration unit.
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor. Observed bread and bin of bread crumbs stored on the floor of the walk in cooler.
  • 0790 - Improper methods used to thaw roast beef, turkey and veal. Observed these meats thawing at room temperature
  • 1570 - Repeat The glass is broken on the glass door of the refrigerator which is in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: the gaskets of the deli refrigeration unit on the cook line.
  • 3380 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The chlorine wiping cloth solution being applied to food contact surfaces does not meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010. There was not any sanitizer set up for wiping cloths.
March 15, 2007Routine34Details / Comments
  • 0450 - Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food with their bare hands while preparing sandwiches.
  • 0470 - Critical Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit. Observed raw meat stored over cheese and prepared pasta sauce.
  • 0470 A 4 - Observed the following food was observed stored without being in packages, in covered containers, or wrapped: several food items in the freezer.
  • 0550 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses. Observed plastic cups without handles being used for scoops in the cheese and bulk spices..
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor. Observed pans in storage on floor , Ice cream stored on floor of walk in freezer.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the deli units refrigerator and freezer.
  • 1570 - The glass of the glass-front refrigerator is broken which is in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1770 B - Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: can opener blade.
  • 2810 - Floor or floor covering in kitchen preparation area is not smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen preparation area.
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of spray insecticide and paint over rolls in dry storage are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
  • 3380 - Critical The wiping cloth solution sanitizer being applied to food contact surfaces does not meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010. Observed chlorine solution above 200 ppm.
December 14, 2006Routine49Details / Comments
  • 2660 - There is no covered refuse container for the disposal of feminine napkins in the ladies room stall.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents - rear door propped open.
  • 3180 - floor in food prep area noted in need of cleaning.
March 15, 2006Routine03Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food ( unwrapped crab legs) in freezer.
  • 2890 - Repeat Light bulb in food prep area not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 3020 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the front of food prep area
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the front of food prep area
December 02, 2005Routine13Details / Comments
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor - tubs of sauce.
  • 1320 - Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located in the reach ins.
  • 2890 - Light bulbs in food prep area not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the new hand washing lavatory in the food prep area
September 07, 2005Routine04Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Critical cigarette buts on floor in food prep area and handsink indicate smoking in areas where they may contaminate food, clean equipment, utensils or other items needing protection.
  • 0550 - Repeat Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses - ice scoop in ice, handle touching.
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor in freezer .
  • 1320 - Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located in the reach in refrigerators.
  • 2660 - There is no covered refuse container for the disposal of feminine napkins in the ladies room stall.
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the mens room
June 21, 2005Routine15Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical uncovered tub of sauce, uncovered package of veal.
  • 0550 - In-use utensils improperly stored between use - ice scoop in icebin with handle down.
  • 0610 - Repeat tub of sauce stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 1320 - Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located in the reach in refrigerators.
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncoveredand overfilled
  • 3170 - repair damaged ceiling
April 07, 2005Routine15Details / Comments
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0610 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 1320 - Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located in several reach in refrigerators.
  • 1900 - Critical Repeat no sanitizing solution was found nor wiping cloth bucket storing wiping cloths used on food contact surfaces..
January 26, 2005Routine13Details / Comments
  • 3030 - Repeat No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing lavatory in the front service area.
  • 1900 - Critical Repeat When tested, no sanitizer or a low concentration of chemical sanitizer was found in the wiping cloth bucket.
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor. Or Food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 1320 - Repeat Several of the refrigeration units do not have a thermometer
  • 1800 - Interior of refrigerators need to be cleaned.
  • 2720 - Repeat Outside refuse container was uncovered.
July 09, 2004Routine15Details / Comments
  • 1900 - Critical Repeat When tested, no sanitizer or a low concentration of chemical sanitizer was found in the wiping cloth bucket.
  • 0550 - In-use utensils improperly stored between use.
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor. Or Food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the reach in 3 door refrigerator unit.
  • 2720 - Outside refuse container was uncovered.
  • 3020 - Repeat Soap was not provided at handsinks.
  • 3030 - Repeat No continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel has been provided at handsinks in food prep area.
March 24, 2004Routine16Details / Comments
  • 1900 - Critical Repeat When tested, no sanitizer or a low concentration of chemical sanitizer was found in the wiping cloth bucket.
  • 3030 - No continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel has been provided.
  • 3020 - Repeat Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the food prep area.
  • 3180 - Floors noted in need of cleaning.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the equipment had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor. Or Food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 2810 - Ceiling in food prep area is not smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 2810 - Several areas of the floor covering in is not smooth and easily cleanable in the food prep area.
  • 2810 - Wall or wall covering under three compartment sink in prep area is not smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 2830 - Floor wall juncture under 3 compartment sinks and dishmachine is not coved and closed to no larger than 1/32 inch space.
January 06, 2004Routine17Details / Comments
  • 3340 - Critical Chemicals are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
  • 3020 - Repeat Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen.
  • 2600 - The outdoor refuse container is stored on absorbent material.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the equipment had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 1770 - Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: interior of ice machine
  • 0470 - The raw animal food on display is stored in a manner that may cause cross contamination of to ready-to-eat food (RTE).
September 11, 2003Routine15Details / Comments
  • 3340 1 - Containers of cleaners are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
  • 1900 - Critical When tested, no sanitizer or a low concentration of chemical sanitizer was found in the wiping cloth bucket.
  • 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.
  • 3020 - Repeat Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory.
  • 1320 - Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located in the refrigerator-sandwhich unit.
June 18, 2003Routine23Details / Comments
  • 1700 - Critical Repeat Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor. Or Food stored less than 6"" above the floor.
  • 1320 - Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located in several of the refrigeration units.
  • 1080 - Containers being used to store food products in are not durable and do not provide a food grade surface for food contact.
  • 2720 - Repeat Outside refuse container was uncovered.
  • 2830 - Floor and wall juncture in in several areas throughout food prep area are not sealed.
  • 2230 - Critical There are not an adequate number of handwash lavatories on site. (See 12 VAC5-421-2280)
  • 2790 - The indoor wall material located at @LOCATION@ does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. closely woven and easily cleanable carpet 3. nonabsorbentThe indoor ceiling material located at @LOCATION@ does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. closely woven and easily cleanable carpet 3. nonabsorbent
  • 2810 - Floor or floor covering in room where mixer and flour are stored is not smooth and easily cleanable.
January 23, 2003Routine27Details / Comments

August 05, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
EHS discussed observations and corrective actions with the person in charge.

March 26, 2009 (Routine)


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October 24, 2008 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
NOTE: No critical violations noted at time of inspection.

June 25, 2008 (Critical Procedures)


Violations: Comments:
NOTE: 1) Manager has discontinued use of dishmachine until a new bulk container of chlorine sanitizer is in place to maintain the required sanitizing concentration. 2) EHS discussed observations and corrective actions with the person in charge.

January 08, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
NOTE: EHS discussed all observations and corrective actions with the person in charge.

July 31, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
NOTES: 1) Ensure that all prepared foods are date labeled. 2) Ensure that gloves are available to employees to prevent bare hand contact to RTE foods. 3) EHS discussed deficiencies and the corrective actions required with the PIC.

March 15, 2007 (Routine)


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December 14, 2006 (Routine)


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March 15, 2006 (Routine)


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Improvement noted

December 02, 2005 (Routine)


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September 07, 2005 (Routine)


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June 21, 2005 (Routine)


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April 07, 2005 (Routine)


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January 26, 2005 (Routine)


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July 09, 2004 (Routine)


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March 24, 2004 (Routine)


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January 06, 2004 (Routine)


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September 11, 2003 (Routine)


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June 18, 2003 (Routine)


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January 23, 2003 (Routine)


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