Health Report #111328

Establishment Name: Haifa Falafel
Report Date: 09/01/2010
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Package Integrity Food package(s) Cans storage area shelf Dented, dented on seam or swollen Found dented and rusty cans of fruit on the back area storage shelf. Pic corrected by discarding dented, rusty cans. Pic has been instructed to monitor that employees are checking for dented cans when stocking and before use, and to either place dented cans in designated area for to return to supplier or discard them. This is a repeated violation and a risk control plan for dented cans has been issued. , found dented and rusty cans of fruit on the back area storage shelf. Pic corrected by discarding dented, rusty cans. Pic has been instructed to monitor that employees are checking for dented cans when stocking and before use, and to either place dented cans in designated area for to return to supplier or discard them. This is a repeated violation and a risk control plan for dented cans has been issued. On follow up inspection found no dented, rusty cans on the back area storage shelf. This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and re-verified on follow up. Rcp for dented cans was reviewed and appears to be working.
Critical Ready-to-Eat Food, Disposition Ready to eat, potentially hazardous food(s) front counter area display cooler Beyond consume by date Found several containers of rice pudding passed it's discard datemark. Pic corrected by discarding rice pudding passed it's discard datemark, and has been instructed to monitor that employees are checking dates. , found several containers of rice pudding passed it's discard datemark. Pic corrected by discarding rice pudding passed it's discard datemark, and has been instructed to monitor that employees are checking dates. On follow up inspection found containers of rice pudding not passed it's discard datemark. This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and re-verified on follow up
Critical Warewashing Chem.San., Temp/pH Chlorine solution concentration 3 compartment sink Below 50 ppm Observed employee washing dishes, and used a test kit and found no chlorine residual in the sanitizing compartment of the 3 compartment sink. Pic corrected by adding proper amount of chlorine to the sanitizing compartment (verified with test kit). This is a repeated violation, and a risk control plan for sanitizing solution has been issued. , observed employee washing dishes, and used a test kit and found no chlorine residual in the sanitizing compartment of the 3 compartment sink. Pic corrected by adding proper amount of chlorine to the sanitizing compartment (verified with test kit). This is a repeated violation, and a risk control plan for sanitizing solution has been issued. On follow up inspection found the sanitizing concentration of the sanitizing compartment of the 3 compartment sink at proper concentration. This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and re-verified on follow up. Rcp for sanitizing concentration was reviewed, and appears to be working.
Critical Working containers, Common Nam Working containers-toxics cleaner dishwashing area shelf Not labeled as to content Found spray bottles of degreaser and glass cleaner on the shelf by the dishwashing area without labels. Found a spray bottle of sanitizer used in the dining area without label. Pic corrected by labelling spray bottles, and has been instructed to ensure all spray bottles labels are visible at all times. , found spray bottles of degreaser and glass cleaner on the shelf by the dishwashing area without labels. Found a spray bottle of sanitizer used in the dining area without label. Pic corrected by labelling spray bottles, and has been instructed to ensure all spray bottles labels are visible at all times. On follow up inspection found spray bottles of cleaning chemicals with labels. This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and re-verified on follow up.
Critical Separation, Packaging, & Segre Raw animal food(s) prep area cooler Stored over/next to Ready-to-eat food(s) Found covered containers of raw beef and chicken stored next to covered containers of ready to eat food, in the 2 door reach in cooler. Pic corrected by re-arranging cooler so ready to eat foods are above raw foods. , found covered containers of raw beef and chicken stored next to covered containers of ready to eat food, in the 2 door reach in cooler. Pic corrected by re-arranging cooler so ready to eat foods are above raw foods. On follow up inspection found raw meats stored on the bottom of the 2 door reach in cooler, below and away from ready to eat foods. This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and re-verified on follow up.
Normal Toilet Rooms, Enclosed Toilet room door(s) restroom, unisex door(s) N/A Found the unisex restroom door not closed and not self closing. To correct repair door to self close.
Normal Cleaning Freq.,Food Contact Su Food-contact surface(s) used for nonpotentially hazardous food(s) food preparation area equipment Not cleaned Found the surfaces of the potato cutting device soiled with food build up. To correct clean potato cutting device on a more frequent schedule.
Normal Maintaining Refuse Areas/Enclo Refuse storage area(s)/enclosures dumpster area With accumulation of debris Found the area of the dumpster area soiled with debris. To correct keep areas of dumpster clean.
Normal Repairing Physical facilities Wall(s) front counter area wall In poor repair Found the walls and edges in the dining area, front counter, in the back prep area, back storage wall in poor repair ( damaged surfaces, open seams, missing panels). Found the tiled floor behind the front counter missing tile. Found ceiling tiles through out facility missing or out of place. Found the front counter area menu board supported on exposed wood. To correct properly repair/replace and finish all noted areas.
Normal Hair Restraint Effectiveness Hair restraint hat prep area Not worn on head/hair Observed employees working in cooking/prep area not wearing hat/hair restraint. To correct provide hat/hair restraint and remind employees to wear them.
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) prep area cooler Soiled Found the interior of the microwave in the cooking/prep area soiled. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.
Normal Wiping Cloths, Use Limitation Wiping cloth(s) wet cooking/preparation area counter Stored on Counter Found wiping cloths in the cooking prep area and in the back prep area on counter tops. To correct set up sanitizing buckets and store wiping cloths completely submerged under water.
Normal Food storage Food item(s) in storage front counter area cooler Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates Found containers of vegetables overflowing and on cooler edges on the top portion of the right prep top cooler. Found bags of ice stored in the freezer under and on top of meats. To correct store food in a more protected manner.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment front counter area counter In poor repair Found the edges and ends of counter top trim missing. Found unfinished wood on edges of counter top. Found water leaking from the top refrigeration area of the 2 door reach in cooler. To correct properly repair and maintain equipment.
Normal Hand Drying Provision Sanitary hand drying provisions disposable, paper towels prep area handsink Not provided At hand sink Found no paper towels available in the back prep area handsink area. To correct re-install towel dispenser and fill with paper towels.
Normal Sanitizing Solution Testing De Sanitizer test kit chlorine dishwashing area shelf Not provided Found no chlorine and quat test kit available to test sanitizing solutions. To correct provide chlorine and quat test kits to test sanitizing solutions.
Normal Hand Cleanser, Availabilty Soap at handsink food preparation area handsink Not provided At hand sink Found no soap dispenser and soap available in the back prep area. To correct re-install soap dispenser and keep soap dispenser filled.