Health Report #111409

Establishment Name: Karl's Family Restaurant
Report Date: 04/26/2013
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti Cold food item(s) prep unit Stored above 41 degrees F Found ribs holding in low boy prep unit at 47-50* f. Found cooked meatloaf and cooked fish holding in small prep unit at the end of the cook line at 48-50*f. Corrected - all food items were discarded. This is the second time within the last three inspections this violation has been cited. As such, a rcp must be completed and submitted to this office within 10 days
Critical Cooling Methods Food item(s) cooled N/A Improperly In large container 5 gallon bucket Found 5 gallon lexan with cooked meat sauce in wic that was prepared the day before and cooled - holding at 52*f. Proper cooling methods not used. Cooked items must reach 41* f within the 6 hour required timeframe. Corrected - meat sauce was discarded. In the future, ensure usage of proper cooling method such as shallow pans
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment N/A Do not meet requirements of rule Found lowboy unit and prep unit at the end of the cook line not holding phf at 41*f or below. To correct - these two units in question must be serviced. Do not use the small prep unit until it is repaired. The low boy may just be overstocked. Food items were rearranged after the ribs were discarded, and the temperature seemed to decrease. Check this unit often and have it serviced if temperature cannot consistently be maintained. Will check these units at the follow-up inspection
Normal Cleaning, Frequency and Restri Physical facilities/structures floors N/A With accumulation of debris Found the floor under shelving in the dry storage room to have an accumulation of debris. To correct - clean now and keep on a more frequent cleaning schedule to deter the attraction of pests
Normal Equipment and Utensils, Air-Dr Clean equipment and utensil(s) pots/pans N/A Stored/stacked wet Found several hotel pans stacked wet on the storage shelves. To correct - allow all clean pots and pans to completely air dry before stacking
Normal Repairing Physical facilities Ceiling(s) N/A In poor repair Found ceiling tile stained and broken above the storage shelves by the ice machine. The ceiling was open and staff said there had been a leak that was repaired. To correct - replace stained broken ceiling tile asap
Normal Warewashing Equipment, Determi Sanitizer test kit N/A Not used Bar staff was not sure where test strips for iodine were. When found in the drawer, the strips were ecolab brand, but ecolab products was not being used. The tests strips did not turn any color. When using my iodine test strips, the iodine level was correct. To correct - recommend new iodine test strips are purchased and staff is shown where they are and how to use them. A follow-up inspection will be made in 10 days (on/about may 6, 2013) to verify correction
Normal Cutting Surfaces Cutting surface(s) Cutting board(s) cooking area cutting board With deep cuts/grooves Found the cutting board in the cook line to have multiple cuts and grooves that make it difficult to clean and sanitize properly. Both sides of this cutting board are in the same condition. To correct - replace this cutting board
Normal Food Storage Food item(s) in storage N/A Stored on floor or less than 6 inches above floor Found boxes of ribs and brisket stored directly on the floor of the wic behind the bar. Also found new plastic bucket of sauce (?) stored directly on the floor in the wif. Corrected - all food items were relocated to shelving in their respective units