Health Report #110890

Establishment Name: Pea Pod Inn
Report Date: 08/07/2012
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Characteristics N/A N/A N/A Newspapers found in use to cover mushrooms in cardboard box in the upright cooler. Found in direct contact with the mushrooms. Newspapers are not approved for direct contact with food as they may be dirty and impart ink to food. Remove and use approved food grade contact surfaces as covers. Corrected by removing newspaper and discarding.
Critical When to Wash N/A N/A N/A Hands are not being washed at required frequency as evidenced by a handsink that was completely blocked for use by wastebasket, brooms and dustpan directly in front of handsink and gloves and other items in the sink basin. Sink was also dry at onset of inspection. Keep handsink empty and available by not keeping thewastebasket and broom/dustpan in front of the sink. Wash hands routinely for proper handwashing
Critical Cleaning Freq.,Food Contact Su N/A N/A N/A The following food contact surfaces need cleaning: knives in use are not being cleaned frequently enough. Found with debris build up. Also placed dirty back into a dirty container for storage. The interior of the rice warmers need cleaning. The interior of the tea dispensers are in need or cleaning. Clean now and place on a more frequent cleaning schedule
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio N/A N/A N/A The walls behind the steamer need cleaning. Clean now and place on a more frquent cleaning schedule
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su N/A N/A N/A The following non food contact surfaces need cleaning: the gaskets on the prep unit, top of prep unit by the hinge, the handles on all of the bulk food containers. Outside of containers. The shelves in the dry storage and kitchen area need cleaning. Clean now and place on a more frequent cleaning schedule
Normal In-Use Utensils/Between-Storag N/A N/A N/A Scoops found in room temperature standing water. Store in hot water 135 degrees f or above or ice water 41 degrees f or below but not in standing water that is room temperature
Normal Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing N/A N/A N/A The utensil container where knives are being stored are in need of cleaning. Clean now and place on a more frequent cleaning schedule. Corrected by throwing away dirty container and providing a clean one
Normal Single-Ser./Use Art., Use Limi N/A N/A N/A Cardboard boxes are being reused for vegetable storage. Discontinue this practice as boxes may not be reused for storage of foods. You may keep the original food in the cardboard box but not reuse it once that food is consumed
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su N/A N/A N/A The upright freezer has excess frost build up. Defrost now and place on a more frequent cleaning schedule
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su N/A N/A N/A Cardboard used as liners and dividers inside the freezer and coolers are not approved for this purpose as they are absorben. They are not smooth and cleanable. Replace with approved materials.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio N/A N/A N/A Walls behind the steamer need cleaning. Clean now and place on a more frequent cleaning schedule.
Normal Using Dressing Rooms and Locke N/A N/A N/A Two boxes of clothing with clothing overflowing leaning against the single service cups in the rear. Relocate the clothing so that it is not touching the single service articles.