Health Report #107168

Establishment Name: Serra's D.Q. L.Lc.
Report Date: 07/18/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Storage, Separation N/A N/A N/A Bulk gallon container of hand soap found on top of the haier cooler. This is not an approved location. There is a dispenser on the wall that should be filled with soap for proper dispensing. If the unit is broken, replace it so that soap can be properly dispensed. It is prohibited to store cleaners, soaps on top of equipment containing food to minimize potential for contamination of those foods.
Critical Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc N/A N/A N/A The interior of the ice machine has mold build up on the splash shield etc. Clean now and place on a more frequent cleaning schedule to preclude mold from building up.
Critical Restricted Use Pesticides, Cri N/A N/A N/A Terro ant spray is not an approved insecticide for use in a food service establishment. Provide approved insecticide that is indicated for use in a food service establishment.
Critical Hot and cold holding N/A N/A N/A The haier domestic cooler was found with an ambient air temperature of 55 degrees f with excessive frost build up. Potentially hazardous foods including milk and whipped cream that were being held cold in this unit ranged in temperature from 45 - 51 degrees f. This unit is ordered out of service for the storage of potentially hazardous foods. Corrected by discarding the potentially hazardous foods.
Critical Backflow Prevention Device/Req N/A N/A N/A The mops ink has a y connector installed on the faucet with flow control devices downstream of the atmospheric vacuum breaker. This is not approved. One section of the y is plumbed to the chemical dispenser which has a built in back flow preventer or hose bibb vacuum breaker. The other side must have a hose bibb vacuum breaker installed downstream of the flow contarol device. Correct by installing a hose bibb vacuum breaker on this side.
Normal Cooling, Heating, and Holding N/A N/A N/A The domestic haier cooler was found to have an ambient air temperature of 55 degrees f. Excess frost build up noted on back inside of the unit. This is most likely due to using a small domestic cooler as a reach in cooler with excess use. Hot air gets inside the unit causing the frost build up. You may temporarily defrost this unit, clean and adjust the temperature settings. Once capable of holding ph foods at 41 degrees f or below, you may use this unit for the storage of small amounts of potenitally hazardous foods (ie one milk contaienr and one whipped cream) however ultimately this unit will need to be replaced with a commercial reach in cooler.
Normal Floors, Walls, and Ceilings N/A N/A N/A The floors in the walk in freezer are covered in ice making these floors both non cleanable and a safety hazard. Try providing removeable duckboard or approved anti slip mats so that the floor may not have as much ice build up and so that the floor coverings may be cleaning.
Normal Food Equipment, Certification N/A N/A N/A The haier domestic cooler is not approved for use in establishment. Found with excess frost build up inside due to excess use and used as a reach in cooler. This unit is not approved and should be replaced with a commercial unit which is designed for the kind of use that this unit receives. The avanti domestic freezer is not approved for use in a food service establishment. Found with excess frost build up inside due to excessive use and being used as a reach in freezer in a commercial food service establishment which it is not designed for. Furthermore, the internal plastic drawers are cracked and broken and are no longer cleanable. Replace this unit with a commercial reach in freezer.
Normal Food storage N/A N/A N/A Assorted containers of foods found on the floor in the waslk in freezer. Keep all foods stored a minimum of 6" above the floor to allow access for routine cleaning.
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su N/A N/A N/A The pop spray nozzles have some buld up. Properly clean now and increase cleaning frequency. In the case that this may not be a frequency issue, provide proper cleaning technique retraining of employees who may clean the pop nozzles. The interior of the two door master bilt freezer needs cleaning, the interior ceiling of the microwave has excessive food debris build up. Clean now and place on a routine cleaning schedule. The gaskets on the doors of the freezer have food debris. Clean now and place on a more frequent cleaning schedule.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio N/A N/A N/A The floors especially at the floor wall junctures need cleaning. Clean now and place on a more frequent cleaning schedule. Excess water build up in several places on the floor. When cleaning floors properly clean and dry floors to avoid excess build up. If do to leaking, repair leaks.
Normal Ambient Temp. Measuring Device N/A N/A N/A Thermometers found missing from the haier cooler, the avanti freezer and the prep unit. Provide thermometers for these units in order to properly monitor the temperatures for these units.
Normal Hand Drying Provision N/A N/A N/A Paper towels completely out in the facility. Mgr was out to get paper towels etc at time of inspection. Provide paper towels for proper hand drying. Have enough of a supply on hand so that you don't run out. Corrected by providing paper towels.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm N/A N/A N/A The inside handle of the walk in cooler is broken and will slide out when door is closed. Repair immediately as this is also a safety issue. There are several plastic drawers inside the small reach in freezer that are cracked and broken. Once cracked and broken these drawers are no longer cleanable. This is a domestic unit and must be replaced with a commercial freezer. It is used as a reach in freezer and not designed for this kind of usage. Found with excessive frost build up due to the constant in and out of this unit. As unit is in poor repair, it must be replaced with an nsf commercial reach in freezer