Lai Lai (A & J & L)

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4023 Carpenter Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Health Report - 06/06/2014 (0 critical incident(s))

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Health Report - 03/21/2014 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, sushi rice 109°F in the small rice cooker/warmer. Pic corrected by discarding sushi rice and states employee made a larger than normal quantity of sushi rice and the rice warmer normally holds sushi rice at 135°F and above. Pic has been reminded that sushi rice must be held at 135 and above or on a time control policy.

Health Report - 09/26/2013 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found the interior sides of ice machine and surfaces along ice forming unit soiled with mold like accumulation. Found the slicer blade and surfaces of the slicer soiled with food debris. Found food peelers hanging off hook in the prep area soiled with heavy accumulation. Found the interior sides of ingredient storage containers on the ingredient cart on the cooking line soiled with accumulation. To correct properly clean food contact surfaces of noted areas and clean as needed. ,

(Critical) Found ready to eat (rte), time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, opened packages of cream cheese, tuna and salmon without 7 day datemark. Pic corrected by providing 7 day (day opened/prepared + 6 days) on items. ,

Found the floor under the cooking line and steamtable soiled with heavy accumulation. To correct thoroughly clean floors and clean on a more frequent schedule.

Observed the presence of flies in the kitchen handsink area and waitstation. To correct keep door closed as much as possibl, facility clean and dry, in good repair and continue pest control measures.

Observed employee working in the cooking/prep area not wearing hat. To correct provide hats and remind employees to wear them.

Found wood like shelves in the wait station that are worn and appear to be water absorbent. To correct replace shelves to durable, nonabsorbent, smooth and cleanable. Found numerous egg trays used to line area around steamtable and top of range. To correct remove egg trays.

Found semi-frozen shrimp and ducks thawing in the 3 compartment sink. Pic corrected by placing items in the walk in cooler and was reminded thaw under running water or in walk in cooler.

Found the lights in the cooking and prep areas of the kitchen and wait station not working. To correct repair/replace lights

Found several bulk containers of ingredients in the storage room without covers/lids. To correct cover bulk containers.

Found the edges and sides of the wok line soiled with grease and food debris build up. Found the hood filters and sides and edges of cooking hood soiled with dust and grease build up. Found the exterior sides of cooking equipment and coolers soiled with splash and build up. Found the interior of coolers and freezers soiled with spills and accumulation. Found the interior of microwave soiled with accumulation. Found the interior of the dishwashing machine soiled with build up. To correct thoroughly clean all equipment and clean on a schedule to preclude accumulation.

Health Report - 04/03/2013 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, breaded fried pork 60°F, breaded fried chicken 53°F, and egg rolls 56°F in the 2 door reach in cooler. Pic corrected by discarding tcs food, and states employee left these items out on counter top. Pic has been instructed to monitor and ensure tcs food is held at 41°F and not to leave food on the counter top. Note: other items in this cooler were at 41°F.

Found the lights in the cooking and prep areas not fully working. To correct repair/replace lights.

Found a container of single use spoons in the kitchen stored with handles up and down. To correct store spoons with handles up

Found the pop machine in the waitstation and various equipment in the back kitchen area no longer needed or used. To correct remove equipment that is no longer needed for operations.

Found the shelves in the waitstation worn and damaged. To correct repair/replace shelves to be smooth, durable and cleanable. Found the paper towel dispenser dispensing paper towel slowly. To correct repair/replace paper towel dispenser to dispense proplerly.

Found the hood and hood filters soiled with greasy build up. Found the wok drip trays soiled with accumulation of debris. Found the edges and sides of cooking equipment soiled with accumulation and build up. Found the door handles, doors, door gaskets and interior of coolers and freezers soiled with accumulation and build up. Found the edges and sides of prep tables and surrounding areas soiled. To correct place all noted areas on cleaning schedule and clean on a regular schedule.

Found the floor under the cooking line and steam table soiled with heavy accumulation and build up. Found the walls in the kitchen and dining area under the fish tank soiled with splash and build up. Found the ceiling in the kitchen soiled with build up. To correct clean walls, ceiling, and floors and clean on a schedule to preclude accumulation.

Found the ceiling in the wait station, kitchen, and storage room with water stained and damaged ceiling. To correct verify that ceiling is not leaking, and repair and finish ceiling. Found the coving in the restrooms loose and not secured to wall. To correct repair/secure coving to walls.

Health Report - 10/17/2012 (0 critical incident(s))

Found the hot water faucet in the kitchen handsink loose and not shuting off easily. To correct repair/replace hot water faucet handle to operate properly. Found duct tape taping holding down the base of a manual cutting utensil. To correct remove duct tape and properly secure base of manual cutting tool to table. Found cardboard taped with duct tape sealing the back of the shelves in front of the steam table. To correct remove cardboard and duct tape. Observed a leak originating from the upper steam table edge. To correct locate source of leak and properly repair leak.

Found the floor under the cooking line and steam table soiled with heavy accumulation and build up. Found the walls surrounding the dishwashing machine and sinks soiled with accumulation and build up. To correct thoroughly clean wall and floor and keep clean.

Found several lights in the back kitchen not working. To correct repair/replace lights.

Found the interior panels and compartment of the dishwashing machine soiled with greasy build up. To correct follow manufacturers directions and clean interior of dishwashing machine.

Found the back kitchen door missing door closer. To correct repair/replace missing door closer.

Found grease dripping on the side of the cooking hood. Found the interior and exterior of coolers and equipment through out facility soiled with splash and accumulation. To correct clean all noted equipment and keep clean.

Found bulk storage bins in the storage room either without lids or missing. To correct ensure all bulk bins have lids and keep them covered.

Found a large worn paneled particle board used as a table extension for prep table. Found the shelves in the waitstation worn and without nonabsorbent paneling cover. To correct repair/replace noted areas to be durable, nonabsorbent, and cleanable. Found food stored in plastic grocery bags in freezer. To correct store food in food grade storage bags.

Observed water stained and warped ceiling tiles in waitstation, restrooms, and kitchen areas. Observed the tile surrounding upper parts of the walk in freezer missing. To correct repair/replace ceiling tile in noted areas.

Found the pop machine in the waitstation not in use. Found 2 domestic hot water tanks left in the store room. Found various old equipment and utensils left storage bins through out facility on shelves. To correct determine if equipment and utensils are needed for business operations and remove if no longer needed.

Health Report - 04/06/2012 (0 critical incident(s))

Found light in the cooking hood above the range without light shield. To correct provide light shield.

Found the wok area surrounding wok at the end of the cooking line soiled with heavy build up. To correct clean wok area.

Found the ceiling tile in the wait station and other areas water stained. To correct verify source of leak, repair if needed and replace ceiling tile.

Found some accumulation in the pop nozzles of the pop machine. Pic states they do not use the pop machine. To correct either clean pop nozzles if pop machine is operational, or shut down pop machine and remove if no longer needed.

Found heavy accumulation and build up on the floor under the cooking line. Found the kitchen floor (under equipment, edges and corners) soiled with accumulation. To correct thoroughly clean floor and keep clean

Found dented can on shelf not clearly identified as dented can section. To correct label shelf as "dented cans, return to supplier for credit. "

Found dumplings stored in plastic grocery bags. To correct discontinue using grocery bags to hold/store food and replace with food grade bags.

Found a large strainer with missing handles, with large holes on side of strainer where handles attach. Found the faucet handles of the handwashing sink loose. Found the shelf in the waitstation with worn and uneven surface. To correct repair/replace large strainer, faucet handles on handsink, and shelf.

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

Health Report - 10/19/2011 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Used a chlorine test kit and found no chlorine residual in the dishwashing machine. To correct call for repair, and either provide a sanitizing step or manually wash, rinse, and sanitize dishes until the dishwashing machine is repaired and properly working. ,

(Critical) Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, 4 trays of raw shell eggs 62°F, on the shelf under the prep table on the cooking line. Pic corrected by discarding raw shell eggs, and has been instructed to keep eggs in cooler. ,

Found a towel wrapped around the dough hook and mixer attachment. Found water leaking from coffee urn in the wait station. Found the shelves in the waitstation worn with exposed surfaces. To correct repair mixer attachment and dough hook, coffee urn, and shelves.

Found the interior panels of the dishwashing machine soiled and the spray nozzles of the dishwashing machine clogged with debris. To correct clean dishwashing machine panels and spray nozzles.

Found the floor in the entire kitchen, especially under the cooking line and steam table soiled with accumulation and build up. Found the vent covers in the kitchen soiled with dusty, greasy build up. To correct thoroughly clean floors and vent covers, and clean on a more frequent schedule.

Found the hood filters and hood edges soiled with heavy build up of grease. Found the range top and tops of equipment soiled with accumulation and build up. Found the interiors of microwave soiled. Found the door gaskets and door sealing areas of coolers soiled with accumulation. Found the underside of the steam table and surrounding areas around steam table burner soiled with build up and accumulation. To correct clean all noted items as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.

Found the wall in the mop closet damage with cracks and holes. To correct repair and finish wall.

Health Report - 04/22/2011 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found the interior surfaces of the ice machine soiled with accumulation. To correct follow manufacturers directions and clean interior surfaces of ice machine. Found the tongs and the paper towel lined drip tray used to hold egg rolls soiled with heavy grease accumulation. Pic corrected by taking tongs and drip tray to dishwashing area to be washed. Pic has been instructed to monitor and ensure food contacts surfaces are cleaned at least 4 hours ,

(Critical) Found several containers of raw meats stored above ready to eat foods/foods that may receive little or no cooking in the walk in cooler. Pic corrected by relocating containers of raw meats to the bottom shelves of the walk in cooler. Pic has been instructed to monitor and ensure employees are properly storing raw and ready to eat foods. ,

Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) on the cooking line, and storage room soiled with accumulation and build up. Found the ceiling air vents in the back kitchen area soiled with dusty build up. To correct thoroughly clean floors and ceiling vent covers, and clean on a more frequent schedule.

Found metal shakers in the back kitchen cooking/prep area without labels. To correct provide labels.

Found the hood and hood filters soiled with greasy build up. Found the interior of the microwave heavily soiled. Found the exterior surfaces of metal shakers in the cooking/prep area soiled with build up. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule to preclude accumulation.

Found pop machine in the dining room wait station not in use. To correct determine if pop machine is needed or will be used in the future, and remove if no longer needed.

Found no paper towels in the handsink area in the wait station. Pic corrected by providing paper towels.

Found the ceiling tile in the wait station and in the back kitchen area with water stained ceiling tiles. Pic states leak has been repaired. To correct verify that ceiling is no longer leaking, repair source of leak if needed, and repair/replace ceiling tile. Found the wall area by the coving in the mens public restroom with holes. To correct repair walls to be smooth and easy to clean.

Health Report - 11/02/2010 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Used a test kit and found no chlorine sanitizer in the sanitizing bucket by the cooking line. Pic corrected by properly mixing a chlorine sanitizing bucket. Pic has been instructed to monitor that employees are properly mixing sanitizing solutions, and changing buckets when needed.

Found a bag of frozen pork stored on the drainboard of the prep sink. Pic corrected by placing frozen pork under running water in the prep sink.

Found wiping cloth stored on top of prep table in the kitchen prep area. To correct store wiping cloth completely submerged under sanitizing solution in the sanitizing buckets.

Found the ceiling light in the storage room not working. To correct repair/replace ceiling light.

Found cut lemon stored on top shelf in the 2 door reach in cooler on the cooking line. Pic corrected by placing lemon in a bowl on top shelf.

Found lights on the cooking hood without light shields. To correct provide light shields.

Found a container of spoons stored with handles down. To correct store spoons with handles up, to minimize contamination.

Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) on the cooking line and thorough out kitchen soiled with accumulation and build up. To correct thoroughly clean floors and clean on a more frequent schedule.

Found the spray nozzles of the upper spray rinse arm of the dishwashing machine clogged with debris. To correct clean spray nozzles, and clean on a schedule to preclude accumulation. Found the shelving surfaces of storage shelves thorough out facility worn and in poor condition. To correct repair shelves.

Found 2 opened 2 liters of pop in the ice bin in the wait station. Pic corrected by removing pop from ice bin, and discarded all ice. Pic was instructed to wash, rinse and sanitize ice bin, before refilling ice bin, and not to place bottles of pop in ice, that is to be used for drinks.