Subway at Black Diamond #7, 3441 Gilley Ave, Big Stone Gap, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Subway at Black Diamond #7
Address: 3441 Gilley Ave, Big Stone Gap, Virginia
Phone: (276) 523-2662
Total inspections: 30
Last inspection: Jul 10, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

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Details / Comments

No violation noted during this evaluation. July 10, 2009Routine00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. January 14, 2009Follow-up00Details / Comments
0820 A 2 - Critical Ham/turkey/etc cold holding at improper temperatures in the under counter refrigerator(45).January 09, 2009Critical Procedures10Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. July 08, 2008Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. March 31, 2008Follow-up00Details / Comments
  • 0200 - Corrected During Inspection Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food. Both food prep. employees wearing multiple bracelets/ bands on wrists.
  • 1570 - Repeat The walk-in freezer was observed in a state of disrepair as there is considerable ice build-up from cooling unit condensate, does not appear to be draining properly.
  • 2350 ii - Plumbing connections under the three compartment sink are leaking. Electrical tape is not an acceptable repair.
  • 2830 - Repeat Floor wall juncture under the three compartment sink is not coved and closed to no larger than 1/32 inch space. Cove molding has come loose, lying on floor.
  • 3020 - Corrected During Inspection Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the Women's rest-room.
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the Men's rest-room.
  • 3070 - Corrected During Inspection Toilet tissue was not present in the Men's rest-room
  • 3170 - The ceiling tile above the three compartment sink sagging/damaged is not maintained in good repair.
February 26, 2008Routine08Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Meatballs on hot holding prep. table being held at improper temperatures.
  • 1320 - Thermometer missing or not easily visible in refrigerator with the green door.
  • 1570 - Huge buildup of ice on the floor in the walk in freezer. Water obviously not draining properly from unit.
  • 2810 - Repeat Trim/wall damaged in kitchen in area of 3 compt. sink. Trim in men's restroom in a state of dis-repair.
  • 3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the back storage area. One set of overhead fluorescent lighting is not working.
October 24, 2007Routine14Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed employee eating in the food preparation area.
  • 2810 - Floor tile in the area around the 3 compartment sink does not allow for easy cleaning.
  • 2830 - Repeat Floor wall juncture in @LOCATION@ is not coved and closed to no larger than 1/32 inch space in and around the 3 compartment sink.
  • 2890 - Light bulbs in walk in refrigerator and freezer are not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floor beneath equipment in the kitchen and beneath storage racks was noted in need of cleaning.
June 26, 2007Routine14Details / Comments
  • 2830 - Repeat Floor/wall junctures not properly sealed in the kitchen and in one corner of the men's restroom.
  • 3170 - Repeat Floor tile cracked, broken, missing beneath the 3 compartment sink in the kitchen.
March 19, 2007Follow-up02Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Chili being held at improper temperatures (120).
  • 1100 - Repeat The food contact surface of the can opener is not smooth, contains cracks, chips, rust, or pits and can not be easily cleaned.
  • 1800 - The fan in the kitchen is covered with a layer of dust and grease.
  • 2790 - The wood shelving in the dry storage room is not smooth, easily cleanable, and non-absorbent.Sections of the metal rack shelving in the dry storage room are very rusty.
  • 2830 - Floor/wall junctures not properly sealed in the kitchen and in one corner of the men's restroom.
  • 3170 - Floor tile cracked, broken, missing beneath the 3 compartment sink in the kitchen.
  • 3180 - Repeat -The floor in the kitchen beneath the equipment has an accumulation of dirt, grime, and food particles.-The floors in the walk in freezer and the Norlake walk in refrigerator have an accumulation of dirt, grime, and food on them.-The floor in the dry storage room is very dirty, especially beneath the storage shelves. Area on right when immediately entering the dry storage room is cluttered and very dirty.The wood shelving in the dry storage room has an accumulation of dust and dirt as well as spilled food.
March 06, 2007Routine16Details / Comments
  • 1100 - Repeat The food contact surface of the Can opener is not smooth, contains cracks, chips, or pits and can not be easily cleaned.
  • 1150 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the can opener holder is not easily cleanable.
  • 1550 - Repeat The sinks are not sealed to adjoining equipment or walls.
  • 1570 - Repeat The door of the refrigerator under the oven was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 2000 - Repeat Non food items were found stored on the floor of the dry storage..
  • 3180 - Repeat The floor in the in the walk in noted in need of cleaning. Also the dry storage room is very cluttered and cannot be easily cleaned.
November 22, 2006Follow-up06Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat Food cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1100 - The food contact surface of the Can opener is not smooth, contains cracks, chips, or pits and can not be easily cleaned.
  • 1150 - The nonfood contact surface of the can opener holder is not easily cleanable.
  • 1550 - The sinks are not sealed to adjoining equipment or walls.
  • 1570 - The door of the refrigerator under the oven was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 2000 - Non food items were found stored on the floor of the dry storage..
  • 3180 - Repeat The floor in the in the walk in noted in need of cleaning. Also the dry storage room is very cluttered and cannot be easily cleaned.
November 07, 2006Routine16Details / Comments
  • 0200 - Corrected During Inspection Employee wearing jewelry on her arm while preparing food.
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0610 - Food stored in a location where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination. Pole extender sitting on top of packaged food items in the storage room.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Sliced turkey, sliced ham, salami, chicken teriyaki and Tuscan chicken cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) sliced green peppers and steaks in the walk-in cooler are not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1790 - The inside top cavities of both microwave ovens are observed soiled.
  • 1960 - Clean dishes were found stacked while wet after cleaning and chemical sanitization.
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees.
  • 3180 - Kitchen floor noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3240 - Kitchen handwashing sink is unclean and not maintained.
  • 3270 - Methods are not being used to control pests. Numerous insects flying around bag of onions.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Containers of drain cleaner are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food items.
July 10, 2006Routine39Details / Comments
  • 0610 - Case of bread dough not covered in walk in freezer
  • 1770 C - Floors dirty along walls, under euipment and in walk ways.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The handwashing facility located at the food prep area is blocked by food container and single service items, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
March 06, 2006Routine12Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. January 31, 2006Complaint--Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. October 10, 2005Routine00Details / Comments
3240 - Repeat Handwashing facility is not unclean and not maintained. Drain clogged with food debris.July 14, 2005Follow-up01Details / Comments
  • 0200 - Corrected During Inspection Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat All meats in cold holding at improper temperatures. No temperature chart used in last 5 days to control food temperatures.
  • 0850 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Meats in cold holding not charted as required for using time rather than temperature as a control. Labeled or otherwise marked with a 4 hour cook, serve or discard by time.
  • 1570 - walkin freezer was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged. Leaking condensation onto floor and food packages.
  • 1700 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Quaternary Ammonium sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.
  • 2210 - No use of a backflow prevention device or an air gap was observed for the mop sink.
  • 2240 - Critical Toilet in womens restroon does not flush properly. Low water flow.
  • 3240 - Corrected During Inspection Handwashing facility is not unclean and not maintained. Drain clogged with food debris.
July 11, 2005Routine--Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. April 05, 2005Follow-up00Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat Tuna salad, 61, ham, 60, salami, 54, roast beef, 47 steak, 53 and chicken, 51 in cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 3250 - Repeat Toilet room doors do not close completely.
March 31, 2005Follow-up11Details / Comments
  • 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.
  • 0200 - Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
  • 0610 - Food stored in a location where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination. Bread dough box left open in walkin freezer.
  • 0820 - Critical Tuna salad, 61, ham, 60, salami, 54, roast beef, 47 steak, 53 and chicken, 51 in cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1700 - Critical Quaternary Ammonium sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: Food trays not properly cleaned to remove all food debris..
  • 1770 B - Critical Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: Can opener, microwave ovens
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Floors, floors along equipment and walls, tops of ovens..
  • 1960 - Repeat Food trays were found stacked while wet after cleaning and not sanitization.
  • 2000 - Single service items observed unprotected from contamination. Drink cups not in plastic sleeves or dispensers.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in food prep area in back room not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 3240 - Handwashing facilities are not maintained. No paper towels available in men's restroom.
  • 3250 - Toilet room doors do not close completely.
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of cleaning chemicals are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items. Chemicals stored above food prep areas and next to food contact items in stock room.
March 24, 2005Complaint--Details / Comments
1960 - Repeat Food Storage pans were found stacked while wet after cleaning and chemical sanitization.January 09, 2005Follow-up01Details / Comments
1960 - Food storage pans were found stacked while wet after cleaning and chemical sanitization.January 09, 2005Follow-up01Details / Comments
  • 0140 - Critical Improper handwashing procedures observed. Contact with soap no longer than 8 seconds.
  • 0240 - Repeat Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints. Pony tail longer than 6 inches unrestrained.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: Drink dispenser nozzles.
  • 1770 C - Repeat Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Floors under equipment, walk in refer floor, tops of ovens and equipment, inside microwave ovens..
  • 1960 - Food storage pans were found stacked while wet after cleaning and chemical sanitization.
  • 2000 - Single service items observed unprotected from contamination. Drink cups and plates not protected.
  • 2890 - Repeat Light bulb in kitchen not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent. End caps missing
January 07, 2005Routine--Details / Comments
  • 0610 - Food stored in a location where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination. Cases of food stored below leaking condensation unit of freezer.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in stock room, food prep area and outside of the walkin refers not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 0690 - Insulation from ceiling tiles exposed because of damage from leaking roof.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Inside top of microwave oven..
  • 0200 - Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 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.
  • 0130 - Critical Food employees observed with soiled hands and arms.
  • 0050 - Critical The person in charge was not available at the time of inspection.
July 14, 2004Follow-up--Details / Comments
  • 1880 - Critical The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized: Flat baking pans and bread pan liners
  • 0610 - Food stored in a location where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination. Cases of food stored below leaking condensation unit of freezer.
  • 1570 - Repeat 1) Freezer leaking condensation into freezer food storage area. 2) Roof leaking into stockroom.
  • 1700 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.
  • 2720 - Observed filled refuse containers stored in the establishment containing food residue wastes without lids.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in stock room, food prep area and outside of the walkin refers not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers. Sugar
  • 3490 - Employee's pocket books stored in such a way that they could contaminate food contact items (drink cups) in the food prep area.
  • 0690 - Insulation from ceiling tiles exposed because of damage from leaking roof.
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of Raid spray for flying insects was not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Inside top of microwave oven..
  • 1770 A - Critical Mold growing on ice shoot of dispenser for drinks.
  • 1530 - There is no properly working test kit provided in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
July 12, 2004Routine49Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. December 24, 2003Routine00-
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat Salami-66, Pepperoni-62, Bolonga-60, Chicken-59, Turkey-56, Ham-55, Roast Beef-58. All out of temperature.
  • 1190 - Repeat Thermometer for walk in refer not accurate. Reads 50 while unit is 40
  • 1770 - Back side of the overhead sing is dusty.
  • 1570 - 1) Cold Holding sandwich prep table not maintaining food temperatures below 45. 2) Freezer unit is leaking condensation onto cases of food.
November 19, 2003Routine13Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. July 23, 2003Routine00Details / Comments
  • 0050 - Critical The person in charge was not available at the time of inspection.
  • 0200 - Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 1570 - The yellow under counter refrigerator was not working properly. Temperatures of 48 to 61 degrees were observed inside the unit.
  • 1190 - Repeat The ambient air temperature measuring device (degrees F) located in the walk in refer is not accurate. Unit measured at 42 degrees F and thermometer registared 36 degrees F.
  • 1530 - There is no test kit located in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 3380 - Critical Food contact items not sanitized after washing.
  • 1770 - Repeat Build up of dirt and debris under the service counter.
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat Chicken, ham, pepperoni, and turkey were found in cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0220 - Critical The presence of open food package and drink in a food preperation area indicates employees eating in an area other than designated break area while preparing/handling food or contacting clean food contact surfaces.
July 16, 2003Routine46Details / Comments

July 10, 2009 (Routine)

Comments:
Observed good handwashing and glove use. Person in charge appeared to have the necessary knowledge of food safety.

January 14, 2009 (Follow-up)

Comments:
Undercounter refrigerator adjusted.

January 09, 2009 (Critical Procedures)


Violation: 0820 A 2 - Critical Ham/turkey/etc cold holding at improper temperatures in the under counter refrigerator(45).
Cold hold potentially hazardous food at 41F or below to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria. Units adjusted during inspection. Will follow up.
Comments:
Observed good handwashing and glove use.

July 08, 2008 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
No violations noted on critical inspection. Excellent use of gloves to prevent bare hand contact with RTEs, good personal hygeine, good job.

March 31, 2008 (Follow-up)

Comments:
Work in progress on three compartment sink. Remainder of violations satisfactorily corrected.

February 26, 2008 (Routine)


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October 24, 2007 (Routine)


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June 26, 2007 (Routine)


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March 19, 2007 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
Violations 2830 and 3170 to be corrected by next routine inspection.

March 06, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Manager answered 14 of the 18 questions correctly on the demonstration of knowledge quiz (satisfactory is 14+).
I just wanted to stress to you the importance of checking your food and equipment temperatures. Use a calibrated metal stem food thermometer to closely monitor your hot and cold held food on your prep. line. Remember hot holding is 140 deg. F. or above, and cold holding is 41 deg. F. or below. Also closely monitor the holding temperatures in your refrigeration units. As of March 1, 2007, all cold-held potentially hazardous foods must be held at 41 deg. or less.
Follow up inspection to be conducted on or around March 19, 2007. Violations 1800, 1100, and 3180 are to be corrected at least by this date. Remaining violations to be corrected by the next scheduled routine inspection.

November 22, 2006 (Follow-up)


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November 07, 2006 (Routine)


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July 10, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
There were no previous violations to follow-up on. All critical violations noted during this inspection were corrected during the inspection. Non-critical violations to be corrected by October 8, 2006.

March 06, 2006 (Routine)


Violations:

January 31, 2006 (Complaint)

Comments:
No justification for complaint seen at this inspection or the monitoring visits conducted on the 27th and 30th of January 2006. Discussed the complaint with the Manager and reviewed eating and handwashing procedures and protection of food on display.

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.

July 14, 2005 (Follow-up)


Violation: 3240 - Repeat Handwashing facility is not unclean and not maintained. Drain clogged with food debris.
Keep handwashing facilities clean and maintained to encourage proper handwashing. Handwashing sinks are for washing of hands only and are not to be used for any other purpose by anyone.

July 11, 2005 (Routine)


Violations:

April 05, 2005 (Follow-up)

Comments:
Now using time as a Public Health Control. Time chart up to date.

March 31, 2005 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
Discussed the use of a temperature chart to use Time as a Public Health control. Keep 3 compartment sink set up at all times.

March 24, 2005 (Complaint)


Violations: Comments:
Mopsink not accessable. Keep path to sink clear. Complaint of facility not clean is justified. Major cleaning required.

January 09, 2005 (Follow-up)


Violation: 1960 - Repeat Food Storage pans were found stacked while wet after cleaning and chemical sanitization.
Items must be allowed to drain and air-dry before being stacked or stored to allow evaporation of chemical sanitizer and moisture that may encourage microbial growth.

January 09, 2005 (Follow-up)


Violation: 1960 - Food storage pans were found stacked while wet after cleaning and chemical sanitization.
Items must be allowed to drain and air-dry before being stacked or stored to allow evaporation of chemical sanitizer and moisture that may encourage microbial growth.

January 07, 2005 (Routine)


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July 14, 2004 (Follow-up)


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July 12, 2004 (Routine)


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November 19, 2003 (Routine)


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July 23, 2003 (Routine)

Comments:
Previous violations corrected. Provided sample of time chart for monitoring temperatures and discussed procedures for using time as a public health control.

July 16, 2003 (Routine)


Violations:

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