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AJ’s NY Pizzeria

301 Poyntz Ave.

Date: May 4, 2015

Reason: Complaint

Result: Follow-up

3-501.16(A)(2) Multiple potentially hazardous food items were not being stored at acceptable temperature (41 F or less). The make table did not have a lid at the time of the inspection. Corrected on site: discarded all of the items and placed a lid on the make table.
The temperature gauge was adjusted and now it is reading 29.9 F. Corrected on site: all potentially hazardous food items were discarded from the unit.

4-301.11 Make table number one’s ambient air temperature is reading 43.5 F.

4-501.11(A) The handle to walk-in cooler number one is broken – no handle.

4-204.120 The reach-in cooler below make table number two has water pooling at the bottom.

5-205.15(B) The atmospheric vacuum breaker leaks when water is supplied (note: a Y-splitter was connected directly to the faucet and had shut off valves so the AVB was under constant pressure. Corrected on site: the person in charge removed the Y-splitter and connected the hose to the chemical dispenser directly to the faucet- the chemical dispensers have their own back flow prevention devices). The men’s restroom hand sink is slow to drain.

6-501.12(A) In the back storage area there were approximately 40 dried, old rodent excreta.

Dairy Queen Brazier

3116 Anderson Ave.

Date: May 4, 2015

Reason: Follow-up

Result: No follow-up

4-601.11(A) On the utensil rack to the left of the walk-in cooler, there was one 1/6-by-4 inch square plastic food grade container with a sticker left on it and stored as clean (out of 30+ containers, less than 10 percent). Corrected on site: moved to the ware wash area.

El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant

2605 Stagg Hill Road

Date: May 4, 2015

Reason: Complaint

Result: Follow-up

3-301.11(B) An employee was handling ready-to-eat flour tortilla shells with his bare hands. Corrected on site: discarded the product and washed his hands and put gloves on.

6-301.11 There was no soap at the hand sink located at the bar. Corrected on site: the person in charge replaced the soap in the dispenser.

3-101.11 In the Pepsi reach-in cooler at the bar, there was a gallon of whole milk opened and without a known date. Corrected on site: the person in charge discarded it.
In make table number two, there were six vacuumed-sealed packages of tilapia thawing since yesterday afternoon (less than 24 hours). Corrected on site: slit open the packages.

3-302.11(A)(1)(b) In make table number two, there was a plastic food grade container of ready to eat sliced ham being stored in between plastic food grade containers of raw beef chorizo and raw hard shell eggs. Corrected on site: rearranged items.

3-302.11(A)(2) In make table number two, there was a metal container of raw beef being stored directly next to a metal container of raw chicken. Corrected on site: rearranged items.

4-601.11(A) The large can opener connected to the metal prep table next to the fryer had dried food debris on the blade. The person in charge didn’t know when it was used last. Corrected on site: moved to the ware wash area.

4-602.11(E)(4) There is mold buildup on the plastic deflector of the ice machine. There is also mold buildup in the pop nozzles on both of the soda machines in the waitress area.

4-702.11 The mechanical dish machine utilizes chlorine for sanitization and 0 parts per million were detected and dishes were being done. Corrected on site: primed the machine and now it is reading 50 parts per million and all of the dishes were rewashed to be sanitized.

3-501.16(A)(2) Several raw meat packages were left out overnight to thaw without any refrigeration. Corrected on site: discarded all of the raw products and educated the employees and the person in charge the correct ways to thaw food products.

3-501.18(A)(2) Several food items were not correctly date marked. Corrected on site: all items were date marked correctly.

7-102.11 Below the mechanical dish machine, there was a working spray bottle with pale yellow liquid without a label. The person in charge said it was degreaser. Corrected on site: labeled the bottle.

7-201.11(B) There was an open jug of liquid dish soap being stored directly on the mechanical dish machine while dishes were being done. Corrected on site: removed the chemical.

3-501.13(C) On a metal prep table, there were three grey plastic tubs of raw whole beef muscle, raw ground beef and raw chicken that were thawing at room temperature over night. Corrected on site: discarded the raw products and an employee pulled two new frozen packages of raw whole beef muscle and started to thaw it under running cold water in the three-compartment sink (indirectly plumbed).

6-202.15(A)(3) The back exit door has a 1/2-inch gap at the bottom in between the doors. This could allow the entrance of pests.

4-903.11(B) On the clean utensil rack there were three metal pans that were just washed and stacked clean/wet. There were two plastic 1/6-inch plastic containers that were just washed and stacked clean/wet. Corrected on site: spaced the containers out to air dry properly.

4-101.11(A) In the walk-in cooler, there were seven non-food grade buckets in direct contact with salsa (made on site), chicken broth and cumin. Corrected on site: the person in charge bought food grade buckets and placed the food in them.
There was a cactus leaf in direct contact with a non-food grade plastic “thank you” bag. Corrected on site: placed it in a plastic food grade container.

4-202.11(A)(2) There was a large grey plastic tub that had broken edges and was being used to thaw raw ground beef. Corrected on site: discarded.

4-204.120 There is water pooling at the bottom of the reach-in cooler (below make table number one).

4-601.11(C) There is grease and dust buildup on the hood filters above the stove, grill and fryer.

5-205.15(B) In the women’s restroom, the first stall is out of order due to the base of the toilet leaking.

6-501.12(A) There is pooled water behind the stove and in the mop closet. The person in charge said they just mopped the floors.

6-202.11(A) One of the light fixtures above the reach-in freezer does not have light bulbs or a protective cover.

6-303.11(A) The two light fixtures above the steam table and stove are out. The light fixture above the clean utensil rack is out and the two light fixtures above the dry storage area are out (note: the person in charge doesn’t know if they work or not).

Educational materials distributed.

Genesis Health Club of Manhattan West

3011 Anderson Ave.

Date: May 4, 2015

Reason: Routine

Result: No follow-up

7-201.11(B) In the laundry room, there were several chemicals (disinfectant, bleach, stainless steal polish, etc.) being stored directly above single-use gloves, toilet paper and disposable paper towels. Corrected on site: rearranged items.

Mr. K’s Cafe Inc.

3901 Vanesta Drive Ste. B

Date: May 4, 2015

Reason: Follow-up

Result: No follow-up

4-702.11 The mechanical dish machine in the kitchen was in use, utilizes chlorine for sanitization and measured at 0 parts per millions. Corrected on site: the person in charge primed the machine and fixed the sanitizer line that was in the chlorine container and now the machine is reading 50 parts per million and re-sanitized the dishes.

Oppy’s Amoco Service

605 S. Third St.

Date: May 1, 2015

Reason: Follow-up

Result: No follow-up

No issues cited.

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