Corner Brewery, Llc

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720 Norris St
Ypsilanti, MI 48198

Health Report - 08/26/2014 (0 critical incident(s))

Found mouse droppings on the bottom of a pallet in the large storage warehouse. To correct keep areas clean and dry, in good repair, eliminate all cracks, gaps and openings, and continue working with pest control company.

Health Report - 02/25/2014 (0 critical incident(s))

Found the bottom shelf in the brewery walk in cooler not at least 6 inches above the floor. To correct raise bottom shelf to be at least 6 inches above the floor.

Health Report - 08/14/2013 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Used a chlorine test kit and found the chlorine residual in the bar glass washer below 50 ppm. Test paper did indicate chlorine was present but level was not adequate. To correct call for repair and use other glass washer or set up 3 compartment sink to wash, rinse, and sanitize glasses until glass washer is repaired. ,

Found the center door of the 3 door prep top cooler misaligned and not easy to close. Observed ice build up on the evaporator coil of the walk in cooler. To correct repair coolers and maintain coolers in good working condition.

Found no handwashing sign in the brewery handsink area. To correct provide sign reminding employees to wash hands.

Found light shield of light in the back kitchen area missing. To correct repair/replace missing light shield.

Health Report - 02/14/2013 (0 critical incident(s))

Found cardboard lining the clean utensil storage shelf. To correct remove cardboard, and replace with a liner that is durable, smooth, and cleanable.

Found the door/lid of the chest freezer in the back kitchen area misaligned and cracked. To correct repair/replace door to close and seal properly.

Found the light in the back brewery without plastic tubes and endcaps. To correct provide and install plastic tubes and endcaps on lights.

Health Report - 07/31/2012 (3 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) a covered container of fresh garlic and oil at room temperature on top of the 2 door prep top cooler. Pic corrected by discarding garlic and oil and has been reminded that fresh garlic and oil must be stored at 41°F or lower.

(Critical) Found several spray bottles of iodine sanitizer through out warehouse without labels. To correct labeling all spray bottles of iodine as soon as possible.

(Critical) Used a quat test kit and found the sanitizing solution flowing from the quat dispenser at least 500 ppm, above manufacturers specification of 200 to 400 ppm. To correct repair quat dispenser to dispense at manufacturers specificiation, and follow manufacturers directions to mix sanitizing solution until dispenser is repaired. This violation has repeated and a risk control plan has been issued.

Found no iodine test kit available in the warehouse area. Found no quat test kit available in the kitchen dishwashing area. To correct provide appropriate test kit for each sanitizer used in facility.

Observed employee working in the kitchen and brewery not wearing hat/hair restraint. To correct provide hat/hair restraint and remind employees to wear them.

Found no ingredients label or information available for bread products in the walk in cooler. To correct have ingredients list/information available for consumers.

Found 2 small grills in the kitchen cooking/prep area without hoods. To correct provide and install hood(s) to properly ventilate cooking equipment.

Found food on self service table in the dining room area without sneeze guards/protection. To correct provide sneeze guards in self service areas.

Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) in the warehouse, kitchen and bar soiled with accumulation. To correct thoroughly clean floors and keep clean.

Found numerous holes along the wall and floor in the brewery floor. To correct repair/replace wall to be durable, smooth and cleanable.

Found the warehouse with doors propped open. To correct keep doors closed. Found the back door with gaps and holes along the floor. To correct repair door sweep and other means to eliminate holes and gaps.

Health Report - 02/02/2012 (6 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Used a quat test kit and found the sanitizing solution in the sanitizing compartment (coming from the quat dispenser ) at 100 ppm, below manufacturers specification of 200 ppm. To correct have quat dispenser repaired/adjusted to dispense quat at manufacturers specification of 200 ppm. You may manually mix sanitizer solution, and use test kit to verify proper concentration, until dispener is repaired. ,

(Critical) Found ready to eat (rte), time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, salami, beef strips, beans, soy product, and dip in the kitchen coolers passed it's 7 day discard datemark. Found rte, tcs food, large containers of salsa and corn mix passed it's 7 day discard datemark in the walk in cooler. Pic corrected by discarding rte, tcs food passed it's discard datemark, and has been instructed to monitor that dates are checked and items discarded at appropriate times. ,

(Critical) Found hoses draining brewing tanks placed directly into the floor drains. To correct when draining brew tanks elevate hoses to provide a minimum air gap of at least 1 inch from the drain hoses and the rim of the floor drains. ,

(Critical) Observed employee rinsing off the bottling machine with water from a non food grade hose. To correct discontinue using non food grade hose to rinse bottling machine, and replace with a food grade hose. ,

(Critical) Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, liquid cheese 101°F in the cheese hot holding dispenser. Pic corrected by re-heating cheese to 165°F for 15 seconds, and has been reminded to heat and hold cheese at 135°F. ,

(Critical) Found a 2 compartment sink in the facility which is used as a handsink not hooked up, and no other handsink in the brewing area. To correct provide a working handsink in the brewing area. ,

Found the screen walls of the back kitchen cooking/prep area consisting of heavy screening material. To correct submit plan review and construct walls to be weather and pest proof.

Found the floor of the back kitchen cooking/ prep area composed of wood. Found the floor area, in front of the walk in cooler consisting of gravel. Found the walls of back kitchen cooking prep area consisting of screening material. To correct submit plan review for kitchen remodeling, and have floor and walls to be nonabsorbent,durable, smooth, and easy to clean.

Found the pizza oven and grill in the back kitchen area with cooking exhaust hoods. To correct provide adequate cooking exhaust hoods, and submit air balance test results to our department.

Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) in various areas of the entire facility soiled with accumulation of debris. To correct throroughly clean floors and clean on a more frequent schedule.

Discussed the process of refilling returnable beer containers with pic, who states customers bringing bottles back to be re-filled are checked and must be clean, they attach a flexible tube to beer tap and tube is placed inside of refillable bottle and filled. To correct refilling process must be changed/modified that will prevent contamination, that is tube being placed in refillable bottle, stored in sanitizer and then re-used again.

Found a pallet covering broken bricks and debris on the ground by the malt dumpsters. To correct remove construction debris and keep area clean

Found a pallet of numerous cases of empty bottles to be filled not covered. To correct protect empty bottles and keep covered

Health Report - 08/17/2011 (0 critical incident(s))

Found the wall behind the 2 compartment sink in the beer brewery area with peeling paint. Found the floor between the wood plank floor and the walk in cooler not durable and easy to clean. To correct repair wall and floor to be durable, smooth, and easy to clean. Found various windows in the brewery with cracks. Repair/replace windows.

Found "old" datemarking labels on several food containers of food items. To correct remove labels prior to washing food storage containers.

Found the floor on the edges of the brewery soiled with accumulation of debris. Found the floor of the outside walk in cooler soiled with accumulation. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.

Found various personal food and drinks in various coolers through out facility stored with food supplies. To correct designate areas for employees to store their personal items.

Found pallets of boxes of uncovered beer bottles in the bottling area, in the back of the brewery, and outside of the rolling door. To correct store beer bottles in a more protected manner by covering bottles.

Found the spray nozzles of the glass washers in the bar clogged with debris. To correct clean spray nozzles and clean on a schedule to keep spray nozzles clear.

Observed employees working in brewery areas not wearing hat/hair restraints. To correct provide hats and remind employees to wear them.

At time of inspection observed the back rolling door left open. To correct keep rolling door closed and open only when necessary for access.

Health Report - 02/17/2011 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Used a chlorine test kit and found both glass washers in the bar not chemical sanitizing glasses. To correct call for repair, and use three compartment sink to wash glasses or provide a sanitizing step for glasses coming out of glass washers, used a chlorine test kit and found both glass washers in the bar not chemical sanitizing glasses. To correct call for repair, and use three compartment sink to wash glasses or provide a sanitizing step for glasses coming out of glass washers on follow up inspection used a chlorine test kit and found both glass washers in the bar sanitizing glasses at manufacturer's specification of 50 ppm. Continue to verify that glass washer is sanitizing glasses. Violation corrected.

Found mouse dropping on the floor through out facility. To correct keep building in good repair, fill all holes and gaps, and continue mouse control measures.

Found heavy carbon build up on the grill surfaces of panini grill. To correct follow manufacturers directions and clean grill.

Found no cooking hood in the back, outside grilling area. To correct work with city and health to department and install cooking hood.

Found the handle missing from the top lid of the 2 door pizza prep top cooler. To correct replace missing handle. Found the bottom of the 3 door reach in cooler rusty and not smooth. To correct repair bottom to be smooth and easy to clean. Found the middle fan of the evaporator coil of the 3 door reach in cooler not working. To correct repair/replace fan.

Found no antichoking poster posted on kitchen wall. To correct provide and post antichoking poster on kitchen wall.

Found dented cans on shelf not clearly identified. To correct post a sign indicating "dented cans return to supplier for credit"

Found no thermometer in the 2 door worktop cooler in the dining area. To correct provide an internal hanging thermometer in cooler.

Found no handwashing signs in multiple handsinks in entire facility. To correct provide and post signs reminding employees to wash their hands at all locations where they may wash their hands.

Found 2 ceiling tiles out of place in the kitchen prep area. Found a cracked window in the beer brewing room. Found the wall under and around the urinals in the mens restroom damaged and ceiling with peeling paint. To correct repair/replace all noted areas.

Found hot and cold water hoses attached to hose bibbs with shutoff valves downstream of atmospheric hose bibb vacuum breakers. To correct remove shutoff valves or disconnect hoses after each use from hoses bibbs. Found water dripping from the drain line of the main kitchen handsink. To correct repair drain line of handsink.

Found tarps used to cover recycling dumpster not fully covered. To correct completely secure tarp over recyling dumpster.

Health Report - 08/24/2010 (5 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Dry storage room: observed bags of pretzels and peanuts in the dry storage room that had mice eat through the bag to get to the food inside. Corrected by discarding the food. Kitchen and dry storage room: canned goods (in the kitchen and dry storage room) and shaker containers of spices, a can of olive oil, etc. In the kitchen were contaminated with mouse urine and feces. Open containers of food were discarded and the canned goods are to be washed, rinsed and sanitized prior to use. Brewery: observed feces and urine stains on and in open bags of brewing grains. Corrected by discarding these products

(Critical) Three door kitchen prep cooler: observed phfs (brats, hot dogs, tempeh, black bean burger mix, ranch dressing, pesto, deli meat, etc. At 44 to 57f. These foods were discarded

(Critical) Bar: observed numerous small flies (fruit flies likely) at several bar areas (near the waste water drain for the beer tower spill trays and near the floor sink under the three compartment sink & glass washer). Trap flying adults with vinegar bait stations and/or fly paper (under the 3 comp. Sink & near the floor sink serving the beer tower spill trays--areas away from food, single service items and clean equipment--replace these traps as they become overloaded), keep the facility clean, dry and in good repair to eliminate wet debris and slime growth. Begin using a fly drain gel in your bar area drains to eliminate the slime growth in which the flies breed. Kitchen: observed mouse feces and urine on most items on the storage shelves (canned goods, shaker containers for spices, can of olive oil, single service/use items, etc. ). Mice spread disease and contaminate surfaces they urinate and defecate on while walking around in search of food and shelter. Numerous house flies were observed flying around the kitchen landing on clean equipment, etc. Utilize fly paper (in a safe location away from food, clean equipment and single service/use items) to catch these flies. Storage room: excessive mouse feces and urine stains were observed on every thing (packaged food, single service/use items, and towels) in the dry storage room. Brewery: excessive mouse feces and urine stains were observed in most areas of this space (on floor among spilled grain under the grain auger loading hopper, in the storage area on the east end of the building (among pallets, beer processing equipment, electrical items), on/in bags of opened beer making ingredients, and storage shelves, and observed a live mouse jump out of a curled up bag of beer malt. Examine the exterior of the building and seal any openings to prevent the entry of mice, and remove any weeds or plants growing adjacent to the building. In addition to having staff perform inspections of the facility and keeping the food production and storage areas clean and dry, a pest control contractor is needed asap to provide bait stations on the exterior and interior areas of the facility to eradicate the mice, and inspect the building for additional mouse entry points to be sealed

(Critical) Observed a raw egg batter for dipping raw fish in prior to cooking to be stored on the top shelf of the three door prep cooler reach in portion. Corrected by discarding this product

(Critical) Two door kitchen prep cooler: observed phfs (pork, chicken, sliced tomatoes, etc. ) at the bottom front of the reach in portion of the cooler to be at 46 to 53f. These items were discarded. This cooler appeared to be over loaded, therefore, air circulation was limited

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Ensure your outdoor carts of spent beer grain remain covered to prevent rainwater from entering and to prevent the attraction of pests

Observed the wall behind and the floor under the two sandwich grills in the kitchen. Observed spilled grain on the floor under the loading hopper for the grain auger, on the floor under the shelving unit for the opened bags of beer grain. Slime growth is located on the floor by the water hoses next to the walk in beer cooler. Yeast/slime growth was observed in the floor sink at the bar that receives waste water from the draft beer tower spill trays. The floor in most areas of the entire facility is in need of cleaning to remove mouse feces and urine

Observed several sections of the commercial vinyl floor tile to be peeling up and gaps under the base coving located at/near the floor sink under the bar three compartment sink. Repair this area to eliminate the gaps and to be water proof

Brewery: observed the overhead garage door to the brewing area to be left open longer than necessary, to be used for pedestrian egress, and to be damaged such that pests can enter the building. Management indicated a new, commercial coil door is to be installed soon. This work must be scheduled asap. Ensure the new door when installed is sealed on the top, sides and bottom to prevent pest entry. In addition to this new garage door, install an air curtain at this door to prevent pest entry when the door is open. Instruct employees to use a service door, not the overhead door for pedestrian traffic. Kitchen: provide a vinyl strip curtain or an air curtain at the door leading to the outside kitchen area to prevent the entry of flies.

Observed a large plastic container being used for the storage of recyclables (glass, plastic, soda cans, etc) to be stored uncovered in the brewing area. Provide a cover that fits this bulk storage tub to prevent access by pests and relocate it to a paved area outside. Doing so will reduce the attraction of pests with in the building and free up space in the brewing area

At the bar a wet wiping cloth was observed resting on the counter. Please keep wet wiping cloths stored in a solution of sanitizer at the proper strength to prevent bacterial growth between uses

Observed the two kitchen prep coolers to not be maintaining foods at required temperatures. Maintain/adjust/repair as needed to keep all foods at 41f or below

Observed food containers exposed to mice activity. Provide covered plastic storage tubs to store your food containers in until these pests are eliminated. The large bag for your frozen pretzels was observed to be wide open in the chest freezer. Please keep this bag closed to prevent contamination of the food. Observed bags of previously opened beer making ingredients on the brewery storage shelf that were not properly closed/sealed to prevent pest/misc. Contamination entry. Provide additional plastic storage containers for these brewing ingredients.

Observed a fruit fly trap (glass bottle with cider vinegar in it) located on the floor at the floor sink that receives waste water from the draft beer tower spill trays. This trap was observed to be overloaded (at least a 1/2" of dead flies accumulated in the bottom of it). Corrected by discarding this trap. Ensure your pest traps are dealt with routinely

Observed a wooden pallet being used in the dry goods storage room. Replace this pallet with a dunnage rack that has a minimum of 6" high legs to facilitate inspections for pest activity and cleaning of the floor

Observed no air thermometer in a couple refrigerators. Ensure all of your coolers have accurate air thermometers in them