Vincent Seafood, 5828 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, VA 23605 - Carry Out Food Service Only inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Vincent Seafood
Address: 5828 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, VA 23605
Type: Carry Out Food Service Only
Phone: 757 244-2711
Total inspections: 5
Last inspection: 09/03/2015

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Inspection findings

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Noted observations and corrective actions were discussed with the person in charge.
  • Equipment - Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces, and Utensils
    Observation: Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: refrigeration units, freezer units, and storage shelves.
    Correction: Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
  • Critical: Equipment - Food Contact Surfaces and Utensils
    Observation: Food contact surfaces of the fyer used to prepare potentially hazardous food items were observed soiled with accumulations of food residues.
    Correction: Clean food-contact surfaces of fryer no less than every 4 hours to prevent the growth microorganisms on those surfaces.
  • Outer Openings - Protected
    Observation: Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
    Correction: Protect the food establishment against the entry of insects and rodents by 1. Filling or closing holes and other gaps along floors, walls, and ceilings, 2. Closed, tight fitting windows, and 3. Solid, self-closing, tight-fitting doors. Insects and rodents are vectors of disease-causing microorganisms which may be transmitted to humans by contamination of food and food-contact surfaces.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions
    Observation: Floors, walls, and ceilings in the kitchen noted in need of cleaning.
    Correction: 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.
  • Premises - Maintaining Premises - Unnecessary Items and Litter
    Observation: Premises has accumulation of litter
    Correction: Maintain the premise free of litter.
  • Hand Drying Provision (corrected on site)
    Observation: No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the restroom
    Correction: Hand drying devices such as individual disposable paper towels, a continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel or heated air hand drying device must be provided at all hand washing lavatories to encourage proper hand washing and avoid employees to drying their hands on their clothing or other unclean materials
No violation noted during this evaluation.07/21/2014Risk Factor
  • Temperature Measuring Devices
    Observation: There was no temperature measuring device located in the reach-in refrigerator(glass door).
    Correction: Provide a temperature measuring device in all hot or cold holding equipment used to store potentially hazardous foods so that employees can routinely monitor the ambient air temperature.
  • Warewashing Sinks, Use Limitation (corrected on site)
    Observation: Warewashing sink observed used for handwashing.
    Correction: A warewashing sink may not be used for handwashing or dumping mop water due to risk of exposure of food or food contact equipment and utensils to contamination.
  • Equipment - Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces, and Utensils
    Observation: Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: reach-in refrigerator(glass door).
    Correction: Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
No violation noted during this evaluation.04/22/2013Routine

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