Health Report #103854

Establishment Name: Steak N Shake #343
Report Date: 05/10/2012
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Backflow Prevention Device/Req Backflow prevention backflow/backsiphonage device vacuum breaker mop sink faucet Not provided Found a y type shut off valve attached to the mop sink faucet which is downstream of the atmospheric vacuum breaker. To correct install a hose bibb vacuum breaker on the y type shutoff valve, and disconnect the hose after each use. ,
Critical Backflow prevention Backflow/backsiphonage prevention device(s) Air gap drive through window ice bin Not provided on Ice holding bin Found the drain line of the ice bin by the drive thru draining into floor drain receptacle without air gap. Found the drain line of the walk in freezer no longer securely attached to the wall and draining into the floor drain without air gap. To correct provide an air gap of at least 1 inch from the drain line and the rim of the floor drain receptacle. ,
Critical Hot and cold holding Cold food item(s) cooking/preparation area cooler Stored above 41 degrees F Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, a container of cream cups 46 to 48°F in the walk in cooler, which was previously left in an ice bath in the wait station. Pic corrected by discarding cream cups, and has been instructed to store cream cups in cooler at 41°F or use cream cups that do not require refrigeration. This is a repeated cold hold violation and a risk control plan has been issued. Found tcs food, liquid cheese 121°F in the hot holding cheese dispenser. Pic corrected by discarding liquid cheese, and has been instructed to verify that hot holding cheese dispenser is working properly, and repair cheese dispenser to hold cheese at 135°F and above if necessary. ,
Critical Storage, Separation Poisonous/toxic material(s) mop sink water softener Stored over/with Food Found an opened container of cleaning chemical stored on top of the loosely covered water softener. Pic corrected by relocating cleaning chemical to chemical storage area, away from food. ,
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) cooking area hood Soiled Found greasy build up on the edges of both cooking hoods. Found the interiors of microwaves soiled with splash and build up. Found the door gaskets and interiors of cooler soiled with accumulation of debris. Found the shelves and edges of counters soiled with accumulation. To correct clean noted areas and keep clean.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors cooking/preparation area floor With accumulation of debris Found the floor (under equipment, edges, and corners) in the entire facility soiled with accumulation of debris. To correct thoroughly clean floor and clean on a schedule to preclude accumulation.
Normal Single-Ser./Use Art., Use Limi Bulk milk tube prep area cooler Cut longer than 1 inch Found the tube of the bulk milk cut not to manufacturer's specification. To correct cut tube of bulk milk to manufacturer specification, that is cut tube to be flush to bottom valve.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment cooking/preparation area freezer In poor repair Found the door trim around the interior of both reach in freezers damaged with exposed parts. To correct repair/replace door trim.