Health Report #106887

Establishment Name: Kaboba's
Report Date: 02/26/2009
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Ready-to-Eat Food, Date Markin Commercially processed ready to eat potentially hazardous food(s) cooking/preparation area cooler Without date of consumption marking Found ready to eat time/temperature control for safety food, (tcs), 2 containers of hummus without datemarks, containers of garlic and oil spread without proper datemark, and other containers of foods with multiple datemarks. Pic corrected by providing 7 day datemarks (day prepared + 6 days) on all food containers. Pic has been instructed to monitor the datemarking of appropriate foods.
Critical Storage, Separation Poisonous/toxic material(s) Back kitchen area shelf Not separated from Single-use items Found spray bottles of cleaning chemicals stored next to food utensils on the back kitchen shelf. Pic corrected by moving chemicals to a location below and away from food/food utensils
Critical Storage, Separation Poisonous/toxic material(s) Back kitchen area shelf Not separated from Single-use items Found spray bottles of cleaning chemicals stored next to food utensils on the back kitchen shelf. Pic corrected by moving chemicals to a location below and away from food/food utensils. , found spray bottles of cleaning chemicals stored next to food utensils on the back kitchen shelf. Pic corrected by moving chemicals to a location below and away from food/food utensils. On follow up inspection found no chemicals stored next to food utensils on the back kitchen shelf. This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and reverified on follow up
Critical Hot and cold holding Cold food item(s) cooking/preparation area drainboard Stored above 41 degrees F Found time/temperature control for safety food (tcs) a container of rice 61°F on the drainboard of the 3 compartment sink in the kitchen. Pic states he left rice out for the lunch rush. Pic corrected by discarding rice and was reminded to keep rice in the cooler at 41°F. Found tcs, individual portions of rice pudding at 44°F to 49°F in the front counter display cooler. Pic states the light in cooler may be heating food. Pic corrected by discarding rice pudding, and has been instructed not to use this cooler until repaired/replaced to hold tcs at 41°F.
Critical Hot and cold holding Cold food item(s) cooking/preparation area drainboard Stored above 41 degrees F Found time/temperature control for safety food (tcs) a container of rice 61°F on the drainboard of the 3 compartment sink in the kitchen. Pic states he left rice out for the lunch rush. Pic corrected by discarding rice and was reminded to keep rice in the cooler at 41°F. Found tcs, individual portions of rice pudding at 44°F to 49°F in the front counter display cooler. Pic states the light in cooler may be heating food. Pic corrected by discarding rice pudding, and has been instructed not to use this cooler until repaired/replaced to hold tcs at 41°F. , found time/temperature control for safety food (tcs) a container of rice 61°F on the drainboard of the 3 compartment sink in the kitchen. Pic states he left rice out for the lunch rush. Pic corrected by discarding rice and was reminded to keep rice in the cooler at 41°F. Found tcs, individual portions of rice pudding at 44°F to 49°F in the front counter display cooler. Pic states the light in cooler may be heating food. Pic corrected by discarding rice pudding, and has been instructed not to use this cooler until repaired/replaced to hold tcs at 41°F. On follow up inspection found no tcs on the drainboard of the 3 compartment sink, and found no tcs (for sale in this cooler) in the front counter display cooler. Pic states they are not using this cooler, as they don't need it at this time. Pic states he left several items in this cooler to show inspector it's holding temperatures. Pic states he will not use this cooler and will call inspector when they fix and repair this unit to hold tcs at 41°F or lower. Violation corrected at this time.
Critical Ready-to-Eat Food, Date Markin Commercially processed ready to eat potentially hazardous food(s) cooking/preparation area cooler Without date of consumption marking Found ready to eat time/temperature control for safety food, (tcs), 2 containers of hummus without datemarks, containers of garlic and oil spread without proper datemark, and other containers of foods with multiple datemarks. Pic corrected by providing 7 day datemarks (day prepared + 6 days) on all food containers. Pic has been instructed to monitor the datemarking of appropriate foods. , found ready to eat time/temperature control for safety food, (tcs), 2 containers of hummus without datemarks, containers of garlic and oil spread without proper datemark, and other containers of foods with multiple datemarks. Pic corrected by providing 7 day datemarks (day prepared + 6 days) on all food containers. Pic has been instructed to monitor the datemarking of appropriate foods. On follow up inspection found ready to eat tcs in coolers with datemarks. This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and reverified on follow up
Normal Kitchenware and Tableware Utensil(s) single-service self service area utensil container Stored jumbled Found single use utensils stored jumbled. To correct store utensils with handles in one direction to minimize contamination.
Normal Drying mops Wet mop(s) storage mop sink mop bucket Allows for contamination Found mop left in the mop bucket after cleaning. To correct after cleaning has been completed, hang mop to air dry.
Normal Cooling methods Food item(s) cooled cooking/preparation area drainboard Improperly In large container Found rice cooling in a colander on the drain board of the 3 compartment sink. Pic corrected by placing rice in a shallow pan and placing rice in the cooler for rapid cooling, that is from 135°F to 70°F in 2 hours, and then from 70°F to 41°F in 4 hours.
Normal Lighting, Intensity Lighting intensity at work levels Back kitchen area dishwashing area Less than 50 foot candles Found the lights in the back kitchen dishwashing area not working. To correct repair/replace lights
Normal Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing Single-service/single-use article(s) dishwashing area shelf Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates Found bamboo skewers soaking in a container of water with a moldy residual on the side of container. Pic corrected by discarding skewers and has been reminded to clean and change container more frequently.
Normal Distressed Merchandise, Segreg N/A N/A N/A Found dented can of pineapples not clearly stored in the dented can storage area. To correct designate dented can storage area for return to supplier for credit
Normal Hair Restraint Effectiveness Hair restraint hat cooking/preparation area Not worn on head/hair Observed employee working in the cooking area without hat/hair restraint. Employee corrected by wearing hat, and was reminded to wear hat/hair restraint when working with food.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors cooking/preparation area floor Not clean Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) soiled with accumulation. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment, Equipment cooking/preparation area cooler, front counter area cooler In poor repair, In poor repair Found the front counter display cooler not holding tcs at 41°F. To correct repair/replace cooler to hold tcs at 41°F or lower. Found the door gaskets of the sectional door cooler in poor condition. To correct repair/replace door gaskets
Normal Cleaning Freq.,Food Contact Su Food-contact surface(s) used for nonpotentially hazardous food(s) self service area pop nozzles Not cleaned Found the pop nozzles and internal spouts of the pop machine soiled with a slight build up. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a schedule to preclude accumulation