Links At Whitmore Lake

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1111 Six Mile Road
Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

Health Report - 05/09/2014 (0 critical incident(s))

Found boxes of single service articles placed on dry floor of the basement. To correct should store single service articles at available shelving above the floor to protect them during storage

Health Report - 10/23/2013 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found the ice machine in the basement to have an accumulation of pink slime on the drip edge. To correct - take ice machine out of service and clean thoroughly now and keep on a more frequent service routine (inspecting and cleaning). I will return for a follow-up inspection within 10 days ( nov. 5th, 2013) to check the ice machine for cleanliness

(Critical) Found a container of house-made ranch dressing with a prep date of 9/21/13, over 1 month old. Corrected - ranch dressing was discarded. Staff was educated that house-made, phf items must indeed be datemarked, but they must be discarded after 7 days. Datemarking poster provided to staff

Found a rack of silverware - forks - to be stored such that their tines are upright. To correct - although washing forks in this position allows for more thorough cleaning, once cleaned and air dried, the forks should be removed with gloved hands and stored so that the tines are protected from handling

Found the sides of the under counter freezer on the line to have an excessive accumulation of greasy food debris on them. Also found the hood filter above the fryer to have an accumulation of greasy dusty debris clinging from the filter. Found crumbs and debris in the bottoms of the hotel pans that are used to store clean utensils on the line to the right of the char-broiler. To correct - clean these areas now and keep on a more frequent cleaning schedule

Health Report - 04/25/2013 (4 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found open bags of chopped lettuce and shredded cabbage in the wic. Found sliced tomatoes and cleaned trimmed romaine in the prep unit. These items are now considered phf and therefore subject to datemarking. Corrected - pic dated all items. Kitchen just opened this past monday; took delivery of these items that day

(Critical) Found two probe food thermometers not calibrated. Corrected - inspector calibrated the thermometers at the time of this inspection. In the future, thermometers should be calibrated on a basis that ensures proper calibration

(Critical) Found no thin mass, needle probe thermometer provided in kitchen. To correct - provide required thin mass thermometer. Proof of obtaining this thermometer must be submitted by may 6, 2013. Proof can be a digital picture taken with thermometer in your kitchen, or send a copy of the delivery slip showing the thermometer listed as delivered. Verification can be emailed to: bernbeckd@ewashtenaw. Org by the above referenced date

(Critical) Found an unlabeled spray bottle on the linen shelf in the employee restroom. Corrected - pic labeled bottle - water, used for grill. However, this is the second time in the last two inspections that this violation has been cited. Because of this, a risk control plan must be completed and faxed to this office by may 6, 2013. Further incidence of this violation could result in fines and further enforcement

Found opened and unopened cases of bottled water stored directly on the floor in the wic. Corrected - pic relocated cases of water to the shelf

Health Report - 10/30/2012 (0 critical incident(s))

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Health Report - 04/23/2012 (3 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found raw shell eggs to be stored on shelf above ready-to-eat food such as relish, onions, and deli meat. Corrected - raw eggs were located to lowest shelf in wic

(Critical) Found a spray bottle that is believed to be degreaser (purple liquid) but had no label. Corrected - spray bottle was labeled with contents

(Critical) Found slicer to have an accumulation of dried on food debris. Also found a plastic condiment pump with dried on mustard to be stored with clean equipment. To correct - clean slicer now and clean after each use or every 4 hours if in constant use. Replace plastic pump as these are very difficult to clean

Found bulb under hood over stove to be burnt out. To correct - replace bulb

Found gallon container of sweet and sour drink mix in the walk-in cooler to have some mold accumulation on the outside of the container near the handle. To correct - clean outside of this container now and keep on a more frequent cleaning frequency

Health Report - 10/17/2011 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found several ready-to-eat foods in walk in cooler beyond their discard date; those including milk dated 10/5/11, sw sauce for wraps dated 8/25/11, house made ranch dressing dated 10/9/11, marinade dated 9/17/11, sliced tomatoes dated 10/4/11. Also found a to go cup of milk in bar reach in cooler with no date. To correct - discard all ready to eat food items that have expired dates. Pic corrected at the time of inspection by discarding all ready to eat food items with expired dates

(Critical) Found sanitizer behind bar and in kitchen with deisinfectant levels above 200 ppm. To correct - sanitizer was discarded and new batch made with correct level of disinfectant @ 100 ppm. Pic corrected at the time of this inspection.

Found mops are nt hung to dry, but stored in mop bucket. To correct - hang mops to dry, and store in this manner between uses

Found can opener blades to have an accumulation of debris and dried on food. To correct - clean now and keep on a more frequent cleaning schedule

Found door from kitchen into basement and door into dry storage area with gaps that could allow pests/rodents access. To correct - provide new door sweeps on the bottom of these doors and provide weatherstripping or equivalent to close the existing gaps

Found large ice machine in the basement to have a substantial accumulation of rust-colored slime at the ice chute edge. To correct - clean now and keep on a more frequent cleaning schedule

Found men's restroom without a handwashing reminder sign for employees. To correct - provide a sign in men's room to reminder wmployees to wash their hands before returning to work

Found food surfaces between fryer and grill to have an accumulation of grease and debris. To correct - clean now and keep on a more frequent cleaning schedule

Found knife caddy at the end of the prep table to have an accumulation of debris. To correct - clean now and keep on a more frequent cleaning schedule

Health Report - 04/21/2011 (4 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Observed the following drain lines to be lacking the required air gaps: 1) the two drain lines for the kitchen three compartment sink. Corrected by removing the cups that were taped to the drain pipes. 2) the two copper drain lines for the basement ice machine (tan unit). 3) the drain line for the water softener discharge, and the two brine tank overflow drains

(Critical) Observed five liquor bottles (previously opened with pour spouts connected) at the bar to have small flies in them. Corrected by discarding. Ensure your open liquor bottles are protected from contamination

(Critical) Observed: 1) a very weak chlorine residual provided in the rinse water of the kitchen dish washing machine. Corrected by providing a fresh container of chlorine sanitizer and priming the system to provide 150 ppm chlorine. 2) observed two spray bottles (one in the kitchen and one at the bar) to be mixed way too strong (>>200 ppm). Corrected by diluting to 150-200 ppm

(Critical) 1) observed living flies & fly larvae in the floor sink drain located between the beer cooler and the vitamin water cooler. Thoroughly clean this drain to remove debris build-up and flies and perform frequent inspections of the premises for the presence of pests. Obtain some drain treatment gel for the elimination of flies from your food service supplier or your pest control contractor. 2) observed evidence of mice (mouse feces) on multiple basement dry storage shelves. Remove any foods and equipment, etc. In storage from the shelves so the shelves and equipment can be cleaned.

Observed a leak in one of the bar area four compartment sink drain line connections. Repair as needed to eliminate the leak

Observed a patron enter the bar area and begin to serve himself a hot dog. Ensure only employees who are properly trained in safe food handling procedures are allowed to handle/serve food

The overhead garage door for the basement shop/golf cart storage area is left open during working hours. Some gaps were observed in the wall that is common to this shop and the basement food/equipment storage room. Properly seal these gaps in the wall/ceiling to prevent pest entry to this food storage area

Ensure staff are trained on how to use a chlorine test kit, and that they are using one to verify each batch of sanitizer prepared and the sanitizer residual in the dish washing machine rinse water daily

Observed shut-off valves located down-stream from the atmospheric vacuum breaker on the mop sink faucet. Obtain and install an eco-lab "side kick" flow through back flow preventer (or equivalent device) between the mop sink faucet and the "y" splitter.

Observed several cracked 12" x 12" floor tiles at the bar area. Replace these damaged tiles (an repair the sub-floor as needed) to provide a smooth and cleanable surface that is impervious to water.

Observed the following areas to be in need of cleaning at this time and more frequently in the future: the floor under the mat at the kitchen dish washing station, the floor drain and floor drain grate under the mat at the kitchen dish washing station, and the floor sinks at the kitchen 3 comp. Sink, and the two floor sinks at the bar

Observed two ice transfer pails stored upright on a bottom shelf of a prep table in the kitchen. Please store these pails inverted on a clean & sanitized surface such as a serving tray

Health Report - 10/20/2010 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Assorted potentially hazardous foods including deli meats, raw foods, cheeses, sour cream and homemade salad dressing and prepared foods found in the walk in cooler at 45 - 46 degrees f. Ph foods must be maintained at 41 degrees f. Unit ambient air temperature found at 47 degrees f. Corrected by discarding ph foods at time of inspection

(Critical) Sterno found stored on theshelf below the prep table next togo containers and foods. Store sterno in a separate designated lcoation away from food contact surfaces and foods. Corrected by relocating sterno to an approved designated location away from food contact surfaces.

The grill brush utensil used to scrape grill is in poor repair and no longer smooth and cleanable. Replace with a new brush/scraper.

Coffee urns at the bar are stored on a cloth towel. Cloth towels are prohibited as they are absorbent. Replace with rubber mesh matting that is smooth and cleanable or equivalent.

Gaskets on the doors of the coolers are in need of cleaning. Food debris build up found on several door gaskets. Clean now and place on a more frequent cleaning schedule.

There is a new domestic faucet was installed on the 3c sink and is not approved. Remove and install a commercial faucet for the 3c sink. Correct asap

The ambient air temperature in the walk in cooler was found at 47 degrees f. Assorted ph foods temped at 45 - 46 degrees f. All ph foods discarded/removed at time of inspection. The unit is ordered out of service for the storage of ph foods until repaired/adjusted and capable of holding ph foods at 41 degrees f or below. Call for repair/adjustment of unit. Correct asap.

There are two microwaves in the kitchen and at the bar that are not nsf certified equipment. Replace domestic units with approved commercial equipment when in need of repair.

Thermoemter missing on the monster self serve reach in cooler which also stores condiments. Provide a thermometer for this unit in order to properly monitor the temperatures for this unit.