Health Report #111347

Establishment Name: Taqueria La Loma
Report Date: 01/05/2009
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc Food-contact surface(s) Equipment pop machine pop nozzles With accumulation of debris Observed pop nozzles on pop machine in dining area with an accumulation of mold and debris. All pop nozzles must be washed, rinsed and sanitized every 24 hours or as needed. Pic corrected by sending all pop nozzles through dishwasher and scrubbing pop machine nozzle holders with wire brush. Critical corrected
Critical Cleaning Procedure Employee(s) Handsink area soap dispenser Improperly washed hands Observed no hand soap at any handsink in facility. Only 1 handsink (public restroom) had paper towels. All handsinks must be stocked with soap and paper towels at all times so employees can properly wash hands as needed. Pic sent another employee to store at time of inspection. All handsinks now have soap and paper towels. Also educated employees on proper handwashing procedures. Critical corrected
Normal Hand Drying Provision Sanitary hand drying provisions disposable, paper towels employee restroom Not provided Observed no paper towels at handsink in kitchen and employee restroom. All handsinks must be stocked with soap and paper towels at all times
Normal Maintaining Refuse Areas/Enclo Refuse storage area(s)/enclosures dumpster area With accumulation of unnecessary items Observed area around dumpster enclosure with an accumulation of old equipment, an old mattress, old bikes and other unnecessary solid waste items. To correct, please remove all unnecessary items and clean around dumpster enclosure area as soon as possible
Normal Outer Openings, Protected Outer opening(s) Door(s) side door Not sealed to prevent pest entry Observed side door to facility (across from pop machine) with gap at bottom of door. To correct, please install a door sweep so bottom of door is sealed to prevent pest entry
Normal Outside receptacles Waste receptacle(s) dumpster dumpster area dumpster With doors,lids or covers Observed no outside trash dumpster for facility. Currently storing trash in residential container (pic indicated new vendor to deliver new dumpster within 2 days or less). Do not store food and solid waste outside of building unless it is in durable insect resistant container. Please ensure new steel dumpster is installed in a timely manner (no later than 7 days).
Normal Thawing Frozen food(s) for thawing three compartment sink side of cabinet/counter Stored above 41 degrees F thawed or partially thawed At room temperature Observed pan of beef being thawed at room temperature in pan on side of 3 compt sink. All phf must be thawed under refrigeration or under running water. Pic moved beef container to wic at time of inspection
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors cooking area floor(s) With accumulation of debris Observed floors under grill area and in public restroom with an accumulation of debris. To correct, please clean now and on a more frequent schedule
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) Back kitchen area upright freezer With accumulation of debris Observed gaskets and handles on upright freezer in back kitchen area and shelf under grill in cooking area with an accumulation of food, grease and debris. To correct, please clean now and on a more frequent schedule
Normal Repairing Physical facilities Floor(s) cooking/preparation area floor In poor repair broken Observed broken/missing floor tiles in cooking area near grill. To correct, please repair or replace all broken/missing tiles as soon as possible.