Health Report #108753

Establishment Name: Emu Upper Crust (The)
Report Date: 10/19/2010
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Cooling Cooked food(s) cooled N/A From 70 degrees f to 41 degrees F for more than 4 hours Observed three bulk containers of pasta cooked the previous day to still be at 47 to 50f after about 22 to 24 hours. Corrected by discarding the pasta
Normal Cooling methods Food item(s) cooled N/A Improperly Covered, Improperly In plastic container In the future implement the following procedures to quickly cool your bulk pasta: continue your ice bath longer, place the pasta into more containers (preferably metal), leave the pasta uncovered/vented while during the cooling process, frequently stir the pasta to help release trapped heat. Also, implement a cooling log to track the temperature of this food. Use a timer as a reminder to stir and check the pasta temperature every hour during the cooling process.