Bearclaw Coffee Company

Contact Information

2460 Washtenaw Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Health Report - 04/08/2015 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Corrected: facility provided documentation showing the plumbing repairs that had been done and documentation from serve pro. Facility states that walls, cove base molding and flooring that has been damaged as a result of the incident will be repaired and or replaced

Health Report - 04/07/2015 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Observed an active sewage leak in the facility at the time of inspection. The plumber on site stated that the sewage was due to a blockage further down the line. The facility has voluntarily agreed to close. Sewage shall be conveyed to the point of disposal through an approved sanitary sewage system or other system, including use of sewage transport vehicles, waste retention tanks, pumps, pipes, hoses, and connections that are constructed, maintained, and operated according to law. (p) to correct continue working with the plumber on site to repair the sewage leak and then hire a disaster clean up crew to clean and sanitize the entire facility, including the basement steps and flooring. ,

(Critical) Observed the hand sink being used to dump coffee product. (a) a hand washing sink shall be maintained so that it is accessible at all times for employee use. (pf) (b) a hand washing sink may not be used for purposes other than hand washing. (pf) to correct discontinuing using hand sink for anything other than washing hands. Corrected: person in charge instructed employee to only use noted sink for washing hands

Health Report - 10/17/2014 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Observed 6 gallons of milk between 44-45f in the upright one door reach-in cooler for an unknown amount of time. Potentially hazardous food that is be cold shall be held at 41f or below. To correct discard the noted food into the garbage. Corrected: person in charge discarded the noted food into the garbage

(Critical) Observed no unit thermometer in the one door upright reach-in cooler. In a mechanically refrigerated or hot food storage unit, the sensor of a temperature measuring device shall be located to measure the air temperature or a simulated product temperature in the warmest part of a mechanically refrigerated unit and in the coolest part of a hot food storage unit. To correct: purchase a unit thermometer for the noted cooler and place at the bottom.

Observed the following: 1. One door upright cooler was over packed and blocking air flow to the bottom shelf. 2. Gasket torn on the left door of the two door reach-in cooler under the espresso machine. 3. Gasket torn on the one door upright cooler behind the counter. 4. Basement freezer has excessive frost build up. Equipment shall be maintained in a state of repair and good condition. To correct: 1. Unblock air flow to the noted upright cooler. 2,3. Repair or replace the gaskets. 4. Defrost freezer. Partial correction: 1. Cooler was rearranged to allow proper air flow to lower shelves. Note: 2-4 not corrected.

Observed wiping clothes being stored on the counter outside of sanitizer solution. Cloths in-use for wiping food spills from tableware and carry-out containers that occur as food is being served shall be: (1) maintained dry; and (2) used for no other purpose. (b) cloths in-use for wiping counters and other equipment surfaces shall be: (1) held between uses in a chemical sanitizer solution at a concentration specified under # 4-501. 114; and (2) laundered daily as specified under # 4-802. 11(d). (c) cloths in-use for wiping surfaces in contact with raw animal foods shall be kept separate from cloths used for other purposes to correct put wiping cloth into sanitizer and always keep in use wiping cloths in sanitizer. Corrected: person in charge put noted item into sanitizer bucket.

Health Report - 04/18/2014 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Observed drain line of basement area with plumbing drainlines with either the pump obstructed or not operating properly. Schedule repairs as need for proper operation of draining system. Correct plumbing drain and call washtenaw county environmental health at 734-222-3894 within 10 days regarding plan for correcting drainage system to this building. ,

Observed exposed coffee filters located at shelf above the hand washing sink. To correct should store coffee filters to protect food contact surfaces prior to use

Found floor of rest room with floor tile in need of repair to provide easily cleanable surfaces. To correct schedule repairs to floor at area of damaged floor tile

Observed wiping cloth placed on counter. To correct should store wiping cloth in a sanitizing solution between uses as required

Health Report - 09/19/2013 (3 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found inside of blender pitcher in use to have an accumulation of food debris on the lip of the pitcher and inside the lid of the pitcher. Corrected - blender pitcher was washed, rinsed and sanitized at the time of this inspection. Staff is reminded to thoroughly wash/scrub, rinse, sanitize and allow blender pitchers to air dry before putting them back into service. Having additional blender pitchers available will help ensure correct cleaning protocol is followed

(Critical) Found an almost full half gallon container of 1/2 and 1/2 in the prep unit holding @ 62*f. Corrected - this half gallon was discarded. All other milk products and phf were holding at the correct temperature. Staff is reminded to keep containers under refrigeration at all times when not dispensing from them

(Critical) Found soiled personal food container and utensil in the hand sink. Corrected - personal items were removed. Staff was reminded that hand sink is only for hand washing. Personal items are to be kept separate from business items. This is the second routine inspection in a row that this violation was cited. As such, a risk control plan is required to be completed and faxed or emailed to me at: 734-222-3930 or to: bernbeckd@ewashtenaw. Org within 10 days (september 29th, 2013),

Found the ceiling fan and the fixture over the espresso machine to have bulbs that are not protected. To correct - provide coated bulbs (bulbs may be coated in ceiling fan, could not tell due to height) or covers/shields in these areas

Found the blender bases to have an accumulation of debris on them which is then transferred to the underside of the blender pitcher. To correct - clean the blender bases now and keep on a more frequent cleaning schedule

Found the floor under the ice machine and near the floor drain to have an accumulation of debris on/around them. Also, the shelves in the basement when syrup bottles are stored are dusty and dirty to the touch. To correct - clean these areas now and keep on a more frequent cleaning schedule

Found clean syrup bottle spouts to be stored in an open coffee cup that had water and debris at the bottom of the cup. Also found boxes of single service items stored directly on the floor in the basement. To correct - clean spouts must be kept in a protected manner safe from splash or debris. A covered cup or zip top bag will work in this instance. Store boxes of single service items on shelving at least 6' above the floor

Found both outside doors to be propped open at the time of this inspection. Both doors were tied to the railing and look as though this practice is used often by the appearance of the knotted rope and scarf that are tied to the railings/doors. Temporarily corrected - doors were untied at the time of this inspection. Door openings must have screened, self-closing doors installed if ventilation is desired, or current doors must be fitted with self-closing devices. Doors are not to be propped open

Health Report - 04/03/2013 (4 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found sanitaizer in manual warewashing set-up to be too low. Corrected - sanitizer was remade to show 200 ppm quat.

(Critical) Found food and ambient air thermometers (3 out of 7) not calibrated. Corrected - all thermometers were calibrated at the time of this inspection and staff demonstrated that they have capability to perform the calibration as needed

(Critical) Found ice machine to have an accumulation of debris on the interior where the water reservoir meets the filter and in the grooves of the machine door/hinges possibly causing contamination of the ice. To correct - empty machine and thoroughly wash, rinse and sanitize interior surfaces of the machine and the door grooves/hinges. A follow-up visit will be made in 10 days (on/about april 13th) to verify correction. ,

(Critical) Found staff using hand sink for warewashing blenders and as a dump sink. Temporarily corrected - staff was educated to understand that hand sinks are only to be used for hands. The 3 compartment sink was set up to complete the warewashing, rinse, and sanitizing of blenders. Also, staff was instructed not to use hand sink for dumping. An alternative would be to have a bucket as is used for waste coffee grounds, fo rthe purpose of dumping unused product from blenders/cups then emptied in mop sink as necessary. A follow-up inspection will be performed in 10 days ( on/about april 13th) to verify correction. , found staff using hand sink for warewashing blenders and as a dump sink. Temporarily corrected - staff was educated to understand that hand sinks are only to be used for hands. The 3 compartment sink was set up to complete the warewashing, rinse, and sanitizing of blenders. Also, staff was instructed not to use hand sink for dumping. An alternative would be to have a bucket as is used for waste coffee grounds, fo rthe purpose of dumping unused product from blenders/cups then emptied in mop sink as necessary. A follow-up inspection will be performed in 10 days ( on/about april 13th) to verify correction. ,

Health Report - 10/16/2012 (0 critical incident(s))

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Health Report - 03/28/2012 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found employee beverage in an open cup. Corrected - employee discarded cup, washed hands, and is using a closed cup with a straw. Discussed with pic and employee that all employee use of cups for beverages must be in covered containers

Found wiping cloth solution with a sanitizer concentration of less than 100 ppm. Corrected - pic discarded wiping cloth solution and made a new batch which was at the proper concentration of 200 ppm

Health Report - 10/03/2011 (0 critical incident(s))

Found employee restroom to have a waste container without a lid. To correct - provide a waste contqiner thqt has a lid

Found no anti-choking poster in estqblishment. To correct - provide anti-choking poster and post in establishment

Found the hand wash sink in the kitchen area to be missing a permanent paper towel holder. Paper towels were kept elsewhere in the kitchen. To correct - provide a permanent paper towel holder at the hand sink

Found reach-in freezer in basement to have excess frost build-up. Because of the frost, it is difficult to determine if the freezzer walls and bottom are clean. To correct - defrost freezer now and keep free from excessive frost build-up in the future

Health Report - 04/04/2011 (0 critical incident(s))

No paper towels stocked at the handsink in the kitchen. Always keep stocked. Corrected.

Provide a small wastebasket at the main handsink.

Health Report - 10/04/2010 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Do not eat in the prep area. This to lead to contamination of food, utensils and prep surfaces. Corrected at the time of inspection. This policy has been discussed with the staff

Health Report - 01/05/2009 (0 critical incident(s))

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