Health Report #106912

Establishment Name: Raja Rani Indian Cuisine
Report Date: 02/24/2010
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Conditions of Use N/A N/A N/A Please remove unapproved domestic insecticides from closet next to public restrooms and unapproved fly strip from rear kitchen. Poisonous or toxic materials shall be used in accordance with the manufacturer's use instructions and for a pesticide it shall state that use is allowed in a food establishment. Critical corrected: at time of inspection discarded insecticides and fly strip. You may use the sticky fly strips as long as they are not placed directly over food preparation areas or any other areas that may be contaminated
Critical Package Integrity N/A N/A N/A Some dented cans found on dry storage shelving unit in basement. Food packages shall be in good condition and protect the integrity of the contents so that the food is not exposed to adulteration and potential contaminants. Critical corrected: at time of inspection set dented cans aside for return to supplier please set up a permanent dented can storage area; will check at follow-up inspection
Critical Ready-to-Eat Food, Date Markin N/A N/A N/A Some refrigerated, ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food items found without proper date marking. These food items need to be clearly marked with the discard; add 6 days to preparation date or open date. Critical corrected: at time of inspection all preparations known; discard dates added to those food items missing date; including but not limited to rice pudding, raita, chick pea salad, onion chutney, paneer
Critical Preventing Contamination from N/A N/A N/A Observed food employee contacting ready-to-eat food item with bare hands. Food employees may not contact exposed, ready-to-eat food with their bare hands and shall use suitable utensils, single-use gloves or dispensing equipment. Critical corrected: at time of inspection discarded reheated chicken that was touched by food employee. Per pic food employee should be using tongs to remove tandoori chicken from skewers after reheating in oven. Gloves are also available. Please remember that any ready-to-eat food item cannot be contacted with bare hands, including but not limited to all bread, salad preparation (with exception of washing fruits and vegetables)
Critical Reheating for Hot Holding N/A N/A N/A Tandoori chicken not reheated to proper temperture for lunch buffet. Potentially hazardous food that is cooked, cooled and reheated for hot holding shall be reheated so that all parts of the food reach a temperature of at least 165°F for 15 seconds. Critical corrected: at time of inspection reheated tandoori chicken in oven to >165°F. Fully-cooked tandoori chicken being reheated in tandoori oven; when removed some chicken found at 120°F - 130°F.
Critical Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc N/A N/A N/A Some knives in clean utensil drawer and some cutting boards rear kitchen found in need of cleaning. Food-contact surfaces shall be clean to sight and touch. Critical corrected: at time of inspection soiled knives and cutting boards set aside for proper cleaning and sanitizing. Some other blender parts found in need of cleaning which are not used per pic were removed to basement
Normal Wiping Cloths, Use Limitation N/A N/A N/A Sanitizer concentration in wet wiping cloth solution too high. Please provide wet wiping cloth solution at proper sanitizer concentration. Chlorine test kit is available to monitor
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio N/A N/A N/A Floor/wall juncture in some areas and floors under some equipment found in need of cleaning. Please clean now and place on routine cleaning schedule
Normal Characteristics N/A N/A N/A Facility reusing some food containers for food storage and several other food containers not food-grade (totes). Please provide durable food-grade containers for all food storage
Normal Unnecessary Items and Litter N/A N/A N/A Some clutter and unnecessary items found stored in basement. Please sort through and get rid of any items not used in the operation and maintenance of facility. This will make it easier to clean and will prevent potential harborage conditions for insects and rodents.
Normal Using a Handwashing Sink N/A N/A N/A Observed employee filling water pitchers from handwash sink. A handwashing sink may not be used for purposes other than handwashing. Corrected by using pop dispensing machine water nozzle to fill water pitchers
Normal Hair Restraint Effectiveness N/A N/A N/A Some food employees observed without hair restraints. Food employees shall wear hair restraints that effectively restrain their hair
Normal Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc N/A N/A N/A These non-food contact surfaces in need of cleaning: exterior several food containers on cook line, interior bottom upright freezer, interior clean utensil tub rear kitchen and blender base rear kitchen. Please clean now and place on routine cleaning schedule
Normal Employee Accommodations, Desig N/A N/A N/A Some personal items found improperly on cook line. Please store all personal items in separate location to prevent potential contamination. (remote control, hat, etc)
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm N/A N/A N/A Basement chest freezer door gasket and some other refrigeration door gaskets in poor repair. Please replace to provide good seal and so smooth and easily cleanable. Exessive frost build-up basement chest freezer; please defrost and maintain
Normal Preventing Contamination from N/A N/A N/A Please provide scoops with handles for dispensing food in all bulk food bins and other food containers
Normal Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing N/A N/A N/A Please invert clean pans on clean storage rack rear kitchen
Normal System Maintained in Good Repa N/A N/A N/A Handwash sink rear prep kitchen leaking underneath. Please repair and maintain in good repair. Floor drain for handwash sink rear kitchen not taking water. Please unplug and maintain in good reapair. Drain line for 3-compartment sink rear kitchen does not terminate over the drain causing water build-up onto floor. Please extend drain line over floor drain and maintain proper air gap (twice the pipe diameter above the flood rim of the drain)