Health Report #102762

Establishment Name: Emu Convocation Center
Report Date: 03/05/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Reheating for Hot Holding Reheated food(s) front counter area hot holding unit Reheated to less than 165 degrees F Concession #212: found previously used and cooled bags of cheese not reheated to 165°For 15 seconds in the hot holding cheese dispenser. Pic corrected by having employee reheat cheese to 165°F for 15 seconds. Concession #222: found a new and unopened bag of cheese not heated to 135°F in the hot holding cheese dispenser. Pic corrected by having employee re-heat bag of cheese to 165°F for 15 seconds. Pic has been instructed to monitor that employee are reheating previously used and cooled bags of cheese to 165°F for 15 seconds, and reheat new and unopened bags of cheese to at least 135°F prior to hot holding. ,
Critical Hot and cold holding Hot food item(s) counter top(s) hot dog warmer Stored below 135 degrees F Concession #222: found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) hot dogs 114°F to 124°F in the hot dog hot holding unit. Pic corrected by discarding hot dogs, and has been instructed to review and monitor that hot holding procedures are being followed and hot dogs are held at 135°F or above. ,
Critical Storage, Separation Poisonous/toxic material(s) counter top(s) shelves Stored over/with Food Concession #236: found chafing fuel stored above opened case of sugar packets. Pic corrected by moving chafing fuel to a location below and away from food and food utensils. Storage room #204: found a bottle of bleach and glass cleaner stored next to cartons of popcorn. Pic corrected by relocating cleaning chemicals to a location below and away from food and food utensils. Unused concessions: found cleaning chemical spray bottles left on counter tops next to food and food utensils. Pic corrected by placing cleaning chemicals in proper storage area below and and away from food and food utensils. Pic has been instructed to monitor that employee are properly storing cleaning chemicals after use. ,
Critical Safe/Unadult./Honestly Present Food Back kitchen area shelf Adulterated/contaminated Concession #236: found opened cases with numerous bags of cocoa and coffee with holes and what appeared to be gnaw marks. Storage room #133°Found a large bag of popcorn with a hole/gnaw mark on bottom of bag with crumbs on top of pallet it was stored on with mouse droppings on floor around pallet. Found bags of cocoa with holes/gnaw marks on lower shelf with mouse droppings below shelf. Pic corrected by discarding damaged packages of cocoa, coffee, popcorn. Pic has been instructed to have staff check packaging of all food products before using and better protect food. Note: observed bags of chips thorough out concessions stands which were several months passed it stamped "sell by date". Please rotate stock and it is recommended that items be used or sold by stamped date. ,
Critical Controlling Pests Pest(s) rodents mice storage area Present in facility Without use of trapping devices Bait boxes Storage room 133: found mouse dropping on floor of entire room, and on shelves on top of cases of food and utensils. Found what appeared to be gnaw marks and holes on bags of cocoa and popcorn. Concession #247 and #242: found mouse droppings in corner of back room floor. Concession #236: found mouse droppings on floor of back room and in storage bins, and found what appeared to be gnaw marks and holes of bags of cocoa and coffee. To correct keep eliminate all gaps and holes, keep areas clean, and contact pest control company to deal with mice. All areas should be cleaned as soon as possible, and ensure food is protected. I will return for a follow up inspection, to verify areas are cleaned, food is protected, and that mice are under control. ,
Normal Handwashing Signage Handwashing signage restroom, public handsink Not provided Concession #236 and all public restrooms: found no handwashing sign in handsink areas. To correct provide and post handwashing signs reminding employees to wash hands at all locations where employees may wash their hands.
Normal Repairing Physical facilities Ceiling(s) cooking/preparation area Ceiling In poor repair Concession #212 and #242: found ceiling vent covers missing from ceiling above prep area. To correct replace missing ceiling vent covers.
Normal Outer Openings, Protected Outer opening(s) holes or gaps along floors garbage storage area floor Not sealed to prevent pest entry Found holes/gaps along the edge of the rolling door in the basement of the garbage storage area. To correct eliminate gaps/holes along rolling door and floor.
Normal Hand Cleanser, Availabilty Soap at handsink hand sink soap dispenser Not provided At hand sink Several concession room handsinks: found soap in dispenser, but no soap coming out of dispenser. Pic corrected by cleaning out soap dispenser nozzles to provide soap.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors floor Soiled Found the floor in the entire facility (under equipment, edges and corners) soiled with mouse droppings. Found the ceiling air vents in numerous concessions soiled with heavy dust build up. To correct clean air vents, and thoroughly clean floors.
Normal Equipment and Utensils Equipment and utensil(s) front counter area hot holding unit Not durable Found the upper tray of the hot holding cheese dispenser filled with plastic portion cups of cheese. To correct discontinue this practice of placing plastic portion cups of cheese in hot holding unit or provide written documentation from manufacturer that portion cups can be left in hot holding unit.
Normal Temperature Measuring Devices Thermometer(s) Freezer freezer Not provided Found no thermometer in the 1 door ice freezer. To correct provide thermometer.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment counter top(s) pizza hot holding unit In poor repair Concession #222: found the door of the pizza hot holding unit not staying shut and held shut by a box of single use gloves. To correct repair door to stay shut without the use of a box of gloves. Found the 2 door sectional reach in cooler not in use or being use to cold hold food. To correct repair cooler.
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) Back kitchen area hot holding unit Soiled Concession #212: found the trays in the hot holding units soiled with accumulation and build up. To correct clean trays as soon as possible, and clean on a schedule to preclude accumulation.
Normal Good Repair and Calibration Food thermometer(s) probe cooking/preparation area prep table Not calibrated Concession #212: used an ice bath and found 2 of 3 thermometers not accurate. To correct follow manufacturers directions and calibrate thermometers.