Western Virginia Regional Jail, 5885 West River Road, Salem, VA 24153 - Jail Food Service inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Western Virginia Regional Jail
Address: 5885 West River Road, Salem, VA 24153
Type: Jail Food Service
Phone: 540 378-3857
Total inspections: 6
Last inspection: 01/29/2016

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  • Warewash Machines, Temperature Measuring Devices
    Observation: The temperature measuring device for the sanitizing tank of the warewashing machine is not operating.
    Correction: Provide a functioning temperature measuring device at the sanitizing compartment so employees can routinely monitor the water temperature.
No violation noted during this evaluation.07/10/2015Routine
No violation noted during this evaluation.12/05/2014Routine
No violations at time of inspection.
No violation noted during this evaluation.
04/25/2014Risk Factor
  • Cooling Methods (corrected on site)
    Observation: The methods used for cooling were not adequate. Pans of pasta in walk-in are in deep pans and stacked close together. They are uncovered but they are still up to 58 F.
    Correction: Cool foods by the following methods: 1. Placing food in shallow pans 2. Separating food into smaller thinner portions 3. Using rapid chill cooling equipment 4. Stirring the food in a container placed in an ice water bath 5. Using containers that facilitate heat transfer 6. Adding ice as an ingredient 7. Any other method that can effectively accomplish cooling. Pasta put in blast chiller during inspection to complete cooling.
No violations at time of inspection.
No violation noted during this evaluation.
03/01/2013Risk Factor

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