Health Report #103272

Establishment Name: Madras Masala
Report Date: 05/08/2013
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Cooling, Heating, and Holding Equipment cold holding prep area reach in cooler Inadequate Observed ric in prep area (next to rice warmer) not able to hold at 41f or below. Ice was observed on cooling coils. Cooler has been taken out of service and will not be used until properly repaired and then inspected by the washtenaw county health dept. I will check this item at follow up inspection. Correct within 10 days. ,
Critical Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti Hot food item(s) buffet line Stored below 135 degrees F Observed pan of rte tandoori chicken on buffet line in dining room with an internal food temperature of 110-120f. All other food items on buffet hot holding at 145f or more. All potentially hazardous rte foods must be hot held at 135f or more at all times. Please monitor hot holding temps with food thermometer every day and as needed. Chicken has only been on line for 30 minutes per pic, so pic corrected by reheating chicken to 165f at time of inspection. Violation corrected.
Critical Equipment, Food-Contact Surfac Food-contact surface(s) Equipment can openers prep area can opener With accumulation of debris Observed can opener blade in prep area with a heavy accumulation of sticky food debris. All can openers must be washed, rinsed and sanitized every 24 hours and must be clean to sight and touch. Pic corrected by sending can opener through dishmachine at time of inspection. Violation corrected
Critical Preventing Contamination from Ready-to-eat food(s) prep area Handled with bare hands Observed employee handling and cutting rte naan bread in prep area with bare hands. Food employees may not handle rte foods with bare hands and shall utilize proper utensils and plastic gloves as needed. Corrected by educating staff on bare hand contact, rte foods and foodborne illness risk factors. Violation corrected
Critical Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti Cold food item(s) prep area reach in cooler Stored above 41 degrees F Observed pans of rte rice pudding and housemade sauces in 2 door ric next to rice warmer with internal food temps of 50-54f. Cooler is not functioning correctly. All phf must be cold held at 41f or below at all times. Do not use this cooler to store phf until properly repaired and then inspected by the washtenaw county health dept. Pic corrected by discarding all pudding and housemade sauces at time of inspection. Violation corrected
Normal Repairing Physical facilities Wall(s) dishwashing area wall In poor repair broken Observed walls in dishwashing area in poor repair (broken, open holes). To correct, please repair all damaged walls so all surfaces are smooth and cleanable
Normal Cleaning, Frequency and Restri Physical facilities/structures floors cooking/preparation area floor Greasy Observed floors under cooking equipment and coolers in main prep area with a heavy accumulation of grease and food debris. To correct, please clean now and on a more frequent schedule
Normal System Maintained in Good Repa Plumbing system water line(s) dishwashing area faucet Not maintained Observed broken water faucet in 3 compt sink. Facility does have a dishmachine, but use 3 compt sink for washing and sanitizing larger food containers. To correct, please repair as soon as possible
Normal Maintaining Premises, Unnecess Unnecessary item(s) old/broken equipment throughout entire facility Not removed from facility Observed several pieces of broken equipment and general clutter in basement. Facility has removed several items over the past year. Please continue to remove all unnecessary items from facility as soon as possible
Normal Intensity Lighting intensity walk in cooler Less than 10 foot candles Observed low light intensity in wic (had to use flashlight to see foods in back corner). To correct, need to replace light bulb with higher wattage or install another light fixture on other side of wic to provide adequate lighting in all areas
Normal Cooking and Baking Equipment Microwave oven door seals and cavities cooking/preparation area microwave oven Not cleaned Through out the day as necessary Observed interior of microwave oven in cooking area with a heavy accumulation of dried on food debris. To correct, please clean now and on a more frequent schedule