Youth Challenge Women's Home, 223 29th Street, Newport News, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Youth Challenge Women's Home
Address: 223 29th Street, Newport News, Virginia
Total inspections: 6
Last inspection: May 8, 2009

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Violation code

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Details / Comments

  • 1450 - Found refrigerators operating at improper temperatures - 48F.
  • 3350 - Found pesticides among cleaning chemicals.
May 08, 2009Routine02Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. April 30, 2008Routine00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. January 14, 2008Routine00Details / Comments
2890 - Light bulb in the HotPoint refrigerator was not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.March 05, 2007Routine01Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. April 04, 2006Follow-up00Details / Comments
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers inside refrigerators.
  • 0620 - Food stored on floor inside the food pantry storeroom.
  • 1150 - Hole in the hood screen above the stove, cabinet drawer missing, splash guard not sealed, shelf under sink not smooth, contact paper attached to shelves, and all are not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the white refrigerator and freezer.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: Two cabinets with cleant utensils with food crumbs stored inside, screen above stove greasy.
  • 2180 - Critical Pipe under the sink observed with a leak.
  • 2790 - The indoor ceiling material located at wall above the stove observed greasy and not smooth and does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. nonabsorbent
  • 2840 - Carpeting installed as floor covering in food pantry storeroom.
  • 3080 - Less than 50 foot candles of light was noted in the food pantry storeroom.
  • 3170 - Floor tile in bad repair - stained and broken, ceiling with puckered plaster tile and is not maintained in good repair.
  • 3180 - Ceiling soiled with dust from ceiling fan and noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3270 - Mice droppings observed on stove.
  • 3300 - Clutter observed inside utensil drawers which is unnecessary items to the operation or maintenance of the establishment.
  • 3350 - Rodenticides stored with cleaners underneath kitchen sink.
January 19, 2006Routine212Details / Comments

May 08, 2009 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Noted: premises recently underwent renovation. Found only two compartment domestic sink. Found whirlpool domestic dishwasher with a sanitizer cycle. Found domestic stove not vented to the outside air. Please provide sanitizer hand solution to be used for sanitizing hands. Found no hand sink in kitchen area. Food permit issued today.

April 30, 2008 (Routine)

No PHF observed inside refrigerator. Hot & cold water available under pressure. No violations observed. Update information issued. Permit issued.

January 14, 2008 (Routine)

Chlorine bleach in use for cleaning countertops and food equipment. Volunteers currently cleaning refrigerator shelves, cabinets throughout the kitchen. Provided and discussed the following: 2007 food code changes, cover letter from EH manager, operator health guide for exclusion and restriction of employees, 3 A's of safe employee health practices, guide for employees to identify the top 4 reportable diseases and symptoms, emergency guidelines for food establishments, and the 2008 food handlers training schedule.

March 05, 2007 (Routine)

Violation: 2890 - Light bulb in the HotPoint refrigerator was not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
Shield or replace light bulb with a coated or shatter-resistant bulb.
No PHF inside refrigerator - all frozen. Bleach available. 2008 permit issued.

April 04, 2006 (Follow-up)

Follow up inspection conducted this day. All previous violations satisfactorily corrected. 2007 permit issued.

January 19, 2006 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
No food on premises.

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