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Restaurant: Sonic Drive-In
Address: 4889 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Phone: (757) 456-0492
Total inspections: 16
Last inspection: Oct 1, 2009

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Critical violations

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Details / Comments

  • 3240 - Handwashing facilities are unclean and not maintained
  • 1900 - Critical When tested, a high concentration of chemical sanitizer was found in the sanitize basin.
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Repeat Sliced tomatoes, shredded lettuce, lemons and limes cold holding at improper temperatures
  • 1770 C - Repeat Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Vents, 50/50 containers, shake machine, prep refrigerator, beverage tubing nozzles and ice machine.
  • 3180 - Floors, walls and ceilings of facility is noted in need of cleaning.
October 01, 2009Routine23Details / Comments
  • 0200 - Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical In use drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Food items on top of the prep unit are cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 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 gaskets has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2260 - Critical Observed the pre-wash spray hose extend below the flood rim level of the sink basin at the 3-vat sink.
  • 3200 - Vent filters in the hood system are not being maintained in a clean condition.
  • 3260 - Employees are not using the dressing rooms, designated area or lockers provided.
September 25, 2008Routine35Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. February 07, 2008Follow-up00Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the freezer.
  • 0690 - Corrected During Inspection Bag of ice in frozen dessert mix.
  • 0820 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Frozen dessert mix cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1450 - Frozen dessert machine is not maintaining potentially hazardous foods 41F or below.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: can-opener and milk shake stirrer..
January 31, 2008Routine32Details / Comments
  • 0200 - Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
  • 0660 - Condiments are not stored or dispensed in a manner to prevent contamination.
  • 1400 - The lowboy up front is not properly sloped to eliminate pooling water.
  • 1570 - The door gasket of the lowboys are damaged and there is a build up grime and debris.
  • 1580 - The cutting boards are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: the floors of the walk in refrigerator and the bottoms of the lowboys.
  • 1780 - Critical Repeat Surfaces of the ice machine was in contact with non-potentially hazardous food items that were observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris.
July 16, 2007Routine25Details / Comments
  • 1780 - Critical Surfaces of the ice machine was in contact with non-potentially hazardous food items that were observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2260 - Critical Repeat Backflow or backsiphonage prevention device not available on threaded faucet as required by law.
  • 3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the walk-in freezer.
  • 3220 - Mops not hung up to air dry.
  • 3260 - Repeat Employees are not using the dressing rooms or lockers provided.
January 22, 2007Routine23Details / Comments
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0450 - Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food with their bare hands. Cup without handle stored in frozen dessert topping.
  • 0480 - Unlabeled oil containers.
  • 0820 - Critical Cheese cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 2260 - Critical Backflow or backsiphonage prevention device not available on threaded faucet as required by law.
  • 2720 - Grease receptacle was open or uncovered.
  • 2730 - Repeat The refuse container used to store refuse has no drain plug.
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and spilled grease were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 3270 - Critical Methods are not being used to control pests. Flies evident in food prep areas.
August 03, 2006Routine45Details / Comments
  • 1570 - Ice build-up on floor of walk-in freezer and on some boxes of food. Was observed in a condition that prevents necessary maintenance and easy cleaning.
  • 2730 - The refuse container used to store refuse/recyclables has no drain plug.
  • 2740 - Grease on dumpster pad around grease container.
  • 3180 - Repeat Ceiling tiles not clean above clean storage near 3 compartment sink. Walk-in refrigerator floor not clean.
  • 3260 - Repeat Coats and jackets on top of food bags.
January 24, 2006Routine05Details / Comments
  • 0200 - Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0820 - Critical Frozen dessert mix cold holding at improper temperatures. Advised not to use until repaired.
  • 1570 - The door gasket of the icecream refrigerator is damaged.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the refrigerator gasket has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3180 - Walk-in refrigerator floor and walk-in freezer floor noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3260 - Corrected During Inspection Employees are not using the dressing rooms or lockers provided. Clothing hanging against boxes of single service food containers.
July 13, 2005Routine26Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Hotdog hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board(s) 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 shake mixer has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3380 - Critical Repeat Quaternary ammonium solution being applied to food contact surfaces does not meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010. Is over 500 ppm quats.
March 15, 2005Routine32Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Hotdog hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board(s) 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 shake mixer has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3380 - Critical Repeat Quaternary ammonium solution being applied to food contact surfaces does not meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010. Is over 500 ppm quats.
March 15, 2005Routine32Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Critical In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils. Corrected.
  • 3380 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution being applied to food contact surfaces does not meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010 Corrected.
  • 1570 - Lid to bulk ingredient was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged. New one has been ordered.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board(s) along the icecream area heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 0190 - Food employee with artificial nails or fingernail decorations other than nail polish observed handling exposed food.
  • 0380 - Critical Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service. Several cans dented along top or bottom seal.. Corrected.
December 09, 2004Routine33Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Critical In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils. Corrected.
  • 3380 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution being applied to food contact surfaces does not meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010 Corrected.
  • 1570 - Lid to bulk ingredient was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged. New one has been ordered.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board(s) along the icecream area heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 0190 - Food employee with artificial nails or fingernail decorations other than nail polish observed handling exposed food.
  • 0380 - Critical Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service. Several cans dented along top or bottom seal.. Corrected.
December 09, 2004Routine33Details / Comments
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0450 - Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) foods (lettuce, tomatoes & toppings) with their bare hands.
  • 3220 - Mops not hung up to air dry.
  • 1580 - The cutting board use to cut fruit at along the "fountain" area is heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
September 03, 2004Routine13Details / Comments
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0450 - Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) foods (lettuce, tomatoes & toppings) with their bare hands.
  • 3220 - Mops not hung up to air dry.
  • 1580 - The cutting board use to cut fruit at along the "fountain" area is heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
September 03, 2004Routine13Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. July 26, 2004Routine00Details / Comments

October 01, 2009 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 3240 - Handwashing facilities are unclean and not maintained
    Keep handwashing facilities clean and maintained to encourage proper handwashing.
  • 1900 - Critical When tested, a high concentration of chemical sanitizer was found in the sanitize basin.
    Provide quaternary sanitizer proper concentration of 200ppm and expose food contact surfaces to sanitizing solution for adequate time.
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Repeat Sliced tomatoes, shredded lettuce, lemons and limes cold holding at improper temperatures
    Relocate food to a refrigeration unit that is capable of maintaining food storage at 41F or below.
  • 1770 C - Repeat Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Vents, 50/50 containers, shake machine, prep refrigerator, beverage tubing nozzles and ice machine.
    Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
  • 3180 - Floors, walls and ceilings of facility is noted in need of cleaning.
    All floors, walls, and ceilings must be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Cleaning of the physical facilities is an important measure in ensuring the protection and sanitary preparation of food. A regular cleaning schedule should be established and followed to maintain the facility in a clean and sanitary manner.
Comments:
Violations discussed for correction.

September 25, 2008 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0200 - Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
    Ensure employees are not wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food. This section does not apply to a plain ring such as a wedding band.
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical In use drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
    Employees may drink from a closed beverage container if the container is handled to prevent contamination of (1) The employee's hands (2) The container and (3) Exposed food clean equipment, utensils, and linens and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Food items on top of the prep unit are cold holding at improper temperatures.
    Cold hold potentially hazardous food at 41F or below to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria.
  • 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.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the door gaskets has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 2260 - Critical Observed the pre-wash spray hose extend below the flood rim level of the sink basin at the 3-vat sink.
    Install an approved backflow prevention device or alter the length of the hose to provide the necessary separation between the water supply and the flood rim level of the sink basin. The minimum allowable separation distance must be at least 2x the diameter of the water supply inlet and at least 1 inch.
  • 3200 - Vent filters in the hood system are not being maintained in a clean condition.
    Maintain hood system vent filters in a clean condition.
  • 3260 - Employees are not using the dressing rooms, designated area or lockers provided.
    Employees that regularly change their clothes in the establishment should use the dressing room or lockers provided.
Comments:
Discussed violations with the operator.

February 07, 2008 (Follow-up)

Comments:
Follow-up to check on frozen dessert machine. Frozen dessert is being maintained below 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Ice is being used to hold product at proper temperature. Machine part needed to repair machine is on order. Continue to log time and temperature of frozen dessert mix.

January 31, 2008 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the freezer.
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • 0690 - Corrected During Inspection Bag of ice in frozen dessert mix.
    Protect food from miscellaneous sources of contamination.
  • 0820 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Frozen dessert mix cold holding at improper temperatures.
    Discard the food and ensure that potentially hazardous foods for cold holding are maintained at 41F or below to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria.
  • 1450 - Frozen dessert machine is not maintaining potentially hazardous foods 41F or below.
    Repair or replace the machine to ensure food items are held at the proper cold holding temperature of 41F or below . Improper food storage temperatures are a major contributing factor to foodborne illness.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: can-opener and milk shake stirrer..
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
Comments:
Frozen dessert machine is not holding mix below 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Time will be used to control the dessert mix. Dessert mix must be discarded within 6 hours. Maintenance has been contacted to repair machine. Violations discussed for correction.

July 16, 2007 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0200 - Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
    Ensure employees are not wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food. This section does not apply to a plain ring such as a wedding band.
  • 0660 - Condiments are not stored or dispensed in a manner to prevent contamination.
    Protect condiments by keeping them in dispensers that are designed to provide protection, protected food displays with proper utensils, in their original containers that are designed for dispensing or in individual packages or portions.
  • 1400 - The lowboy up front is not properly sloped to eliminate pooling water.
    Alter or replace the waste collection compartment so all accumulated moisture due to conditions such as condensation, food or beverage drip, or melting ice completely drain.
  • 1570 - The door gasket of the lowboys are damaged and there is a build up grime and debris.
    Repair or replace the door gasket in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications.
  • 1580 - The cutting boards are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: the floors of the walk in refrigerator and the bottoms of the lowboys.
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1780 - Critical Repeat Surfaces of the ice machine was in contact with non-potentially hazardous food items that were observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface of ice machine at any time when contamination may have occurred, at least every 24 hours, before restocking the consumer self-service equipment/utensils, or per manufacturer specifications.
Comments:
Discussed violations with the operator.

January 22, 2007 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1780 - Critical Surfaces of the ice machine was in contact with non-potentially hazardous food items that were observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface of ice machine at any time when contamination may have occurred, at least every 24 hours, before restocking the consumer self-service equipment/utensils, or per manufacturer specifications.
  • 2260 - Critical Repeat Backflow or backsiphonage prevention device not available on threaded faucet as required by law.
    Provide a double check valve with atmospheric vent backflow or backsiphonage prevention device on all threaded faucets with hose under pressure attached..
  • 3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the walk-in freezer.
    Provide at least 10 foot candles at a distance of 30 inches from the floor in the walk-in refrigeration units and dry storage areas and in other areas and rooms during periods of cleaning.
  • 3220 - Mops not hung up to air dry.
    Wet use maintenance items such as mops must be hung in a position that allows them to air dry so they are not allowed to grow contamination which can then be spread through the establishment at the next use.
  • 3260 - Repeat Employees are not using the dressing rooms or lockers provided.
    Employees that regularly change their clothes in the establishment should use the dressing room or lockers provided.
Comments:
Violations discussed for correction.

August 03, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
    Ensure all employees wear hair restraints such as hats, hair coverings or nets, beard restraints, and clothing that covers body hair, that are designed and worn to effectively keep their hair from contacting exposed food clean equipment, utensils, and linens, and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.
  • 0450 - Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food with their bare hands. Cup without handle stored in frozen dessert topping.
    Provide suitable utensils such as deli tissue, spatulas, tongs, single-use gloves, or dispensing equipment to handle RTE food to prevent contamination from hands.
  • 0480 - Unlabeled oil containers.
    Label working containers with the common name of its contents. Consumers may be allergic to certain foods or ingredients. The mistaken use of an ingredient when the consumer has requested that it not be used may result in severe medical consequences. Liquid foods and granular foods may resemble cleaning compounds. The mistaken use of food from an unlabeled container could result in chemical poisoning.
  • 0820 - Critical Cheese cold holding at improper temperatures.
    Cold hold potentially hazardous food at 41F (45F) or below to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria.
  • 2260 - Critical Backflow or backsiphonage prevention device not available on threaded faucet as required by law.
    Provide a double check valve with atmospheric vent backflow or backsiphonage prevention device on all threaded faucets with hoses under pressure attached.
  • 2720 - Grease receptacle was open or uncovered.
    Cover all waste containers when not in continuous use.
  • 2730 - Repeat The refuse container used to store refuse has no drain plug.
    Replace the drain plug to the refuse container.
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and spilled grease were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
    The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • 3270 - Critical Methods are not being used to control pests. Flies evident in food prep areas.
    When pests are found use methods to such as trapping devices or other means of pest control. Insects and other pests are capable of transmitting disease to man by contaminating food and food-contact surfaces.
Comments:
Violations discussed for correction.

January 24, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1570 - Ice build-up on floor of walk-in freezer and on some boxes of food. Was observed in a condition that prevents necessary maintenance and easy cleaning.
    Repair to restore a state of condition that allows for proper operation, accuracy, functioning, maintenance, and cleanability per Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter. If unable to repair , replace it with one that meets the specifications of Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter.
  • 2730 - The refuse container used to store refuse/recyclables has no drain plug.
    Replace the drain plug to the refuse container.
  • 2740 - Grease on dumpster pad around grease container.
    The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • 3180 - Repeat Ceiling tiles not clean above clean storage near 3 compartment sink. Walk-in refrigerator floor not clean.
    All floors, walls, and ceilings must be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Cleaning of the physical facilities is an important measure in ensuring the protection and sanitary preparation of food. A regular cleaning schedule should be established and followed to maintain the facility in a clean and sanitary manner.
  • 3260 - Repeat Coats and jackets on top of food bags.
    Employees that regularly change their clothes in the establishment should use the dressing room or lockers provided.
Comments:
No critical violations noted. Permit which is posted is not current. Will send duplicate. No certified food manager present. Both are out today, one due to illness. Recommend additional. Certified food managers need to be registered with Virginia Beach Health Dept. with Va. Beach certificate.

July 13, 2005 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0200 - Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
    Ensure employees are not wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food. This section does not apply to a plain ring such as a wedding band.
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
    Employees may drink from a closed beverage container if the container is handled to prevent contamination of (1) The employee's hands (2) The container and (3) Exposed food clean equipment, utensils, and linens and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
    Ensure wet wiping cloths are stored in a chemical sanitizer at the proper concentration between use.
  • 0820 - Critical Frozen dessert mix cold holding at improper temperatures. Advised not to use until repaired.
    Relocate food to a refrigeration unit that is capable of maintaining food storage at 41F (45F) or below.
  • 1570 - The door gasket of the icecream refrigerator is damaged.
    Repair or replace the door gasket in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the refrigerator gasket has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 3180 - Walk-in refrigerator floor and walk-in freezer floor noted in need of cleaning.
    All floors, walls, and ceilings must be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Cleaning of the physical facilities is an important measure in ensuring the protection and sanitary preparation of food. A regular cleaning schedule should be established and followed to maintain the facility in a clean and sanitary manner.
  • 3260 - Corrected During Inspection Employees are not using the dressing rooms or lockers provided. Clothing hanging against boxes of single service food containers.
    Employees that regularly change their clothes in the establishment should use the dressing room or lockers provided.
Comments:
Advised certified food managers must be registered with Virginia Beach Health Dept. Critical violations must be corrected immediately.

March 15, 2005 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
    Employees may drink from a closed beverage container if the container is handled to prevent contamination of (1) The employee's hands (2) The container and (3) Exposed food clean equipment, utensils, and linens and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Hotdog hot holding at improper temperatures.
    Rapidly reheat the food to 165F and maintain at 140F or above through the hot holding period.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board(s) are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the shake mixer has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 3380 - Critical Repeat Quaternary ammonium solution being applied to food contact surfaces does not meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010. Is over 500 ppm quats.
    Utilize only concentrations that meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010 when applying to food contact surfaces
Comments:
Critical violations discussed for immediate correction. Please check to see if lights are fry station are coated. Could not determine when lights were on and hot.

March 15, 2005 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
    Employees may drink from a closed beverage container if the container is handled to prevent contamination of (1) The employee's hands (2) The container and (3) Exposed food clean equipment, utensils, and linens and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Hotdog hot holding at improper temperatures.
    Rapidly reheat the food to 165F and maintain at 140F or above through the hot holding period.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board(s) are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the shake mixer has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 3380 - Critical Repeat Quaternary ammonium solution being applied to food contact surfaces does not meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010. Is over 500 ppm quats.
    Utilize only concentrations that meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010 when applying to food contact surfaces
Comments:
Critical violations discussed for immediate correction. Please check to see if lights are fry station are coated. Could not determine when lights were on and hot.

December 09, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0220 - Critical In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils. Corrected.
    Employees may drink from a closed beverage container if the container is handled to prevent contamination of (1) The employee's hands (2) The container and (3) Exposed food clean equipment, utensils, and linens and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.
  • 3380 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution being applied to food contact surfaces does not meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010 Corrected.
    Utilize only concentrations that meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010 when applying to food contact surfaces
  • 1570 - Lid to bulk ingredient was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged. New one has been ordered.
    Repair to restore a state of condition that allows for proper operation, accuracy, functioning, maintenance, and cleanability per Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter. If unable to repair ,replace it with one that meets the specifications of Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board(s) along the icecream area heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 0190 - Food employee with artificial nails or fingernail decorations other than nail polish observed handling exposed food.
    Ensure all employees who wear artificial nails or fingernail decorations other than nail polish do not handle food.
  • 0380 - Critical Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service. Several cans dented along top or bottom seal.. Corrected.
    Discard or return food products once the packaging is damaged or is in bad condition. Food packages must be in good condition to protect the integrity of the contents so that food is not exposed to adulteration or potential contaminants.
Comments:
Critical violations corrected. Operator will keep proof of certification at store. Glass lights in hold holding area do not appear to be shielded or coated. Operator will check on this and obtain specs. by next inspection.

December 09, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0220 - Critical In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils. Corrected.
    Employees may drink from a closed beverage container if the container is handled to prevent contamination of (1) The employee's hands (2) The container and (3) Exposed food clean equipment, utensils, and linens and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.
  • 3380 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution being applied to food contact surfaces does not meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010 Corrected.
    Utilize only concentrations that meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010 when applying to food contact surfaces
  • 1570 - Lid to bulk ingredient was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged. New one has been ordered.
    Repair to restore a state of condition that allows for proper operation, accuracy, functioning, maintenance, and cleanability per Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter. If unable to repair ,replace it with one that meets the specifications of Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board(s) along the icecream area heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 0190 - Food employee with artificial nails or fingernail decorations other than nail polish observed handling exposed food.
    Ensure all employees who wear artificial nails or fingernail decorations other than nail polish do not handle food.
  • 0380 - Critical Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service. Several cans dented along top or bottom seal.. Corrected.
    Discard or return food products once the packaging is damaged or is in bad condition. Food packages must be in good condition to protect the integrity of the contents so that food is not exposed to adulteration or potential contaminants.
Comments:
Critical violations corrected. Operator will keep proof of certification at store. Glass lights in hold holding area do not appear to be shielded or coated. Operator will check on this and obtain specs. by next inspection.

September 03, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
    Ensure wet wiping cloths are stored in a chemical sanitizer at the proper concentration between use.
  • 0450 - Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) foods (lettuce, tomatoes & toppings) with their bare hands.
    Provide suitable utensils such as deli tissue, spatulas, tongs, single-use gloves, or dispensing equipment to handle RTE food to prevent contamination from hands.
  • 3220 - Mops not hung up to air dry.
    Wet use maintenance items such as mops must be hung in a position that allows them to air dry so they are not allowed to grow contamination which can then be spread through the establishment at the next use.
  • 1580 - The cutting board use to cut fruit at along the "fountain" area is heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
Comments:
Violations discussed; critical violation corrected.

September 03, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
    Ensure wet wiping cloths are stored in a chemical sanitizer at the proper concentration between use.
  • 0450 - Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) foods (lettuce, tomatoes & toppings) with their bare hands.
    Provide suitable utensils such as deli tissue, spatulas, tongs, single-use gloves, or dispensing equipment to handle RTE food to prevent contamination from hands.
  • 3220 - Mops not hung up to air dry.
    Wet use maintenance items such as mops must be hung in a position that allows them to air dry so they are not allowed to grow contamination which can then be spread through the establishment at the next use.
  • 1580 - The cutting board use to cut fruit at along the "fountain" area is heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
Comments:
Violations discussed; critical violation corrected.

July 26, 2004 (Routine)

Comments:
Opening inspection 1) Seal wood on board (used to hand letters for signage) 2)Note: all equipment has been installed in locations as shown on plans. Ensure that all refrigerators are capable of maintaining foods at 41 F or below. 3) Chemical test strips needed for chlorine sanitizer. Permit Issued.

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