Archive for August, 2010

Ordered Shut!
August 31, 2010

These are the places ordered shut last week by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

 

People’s Drug Store and BBQ/360 N.W, 8th Street/Miami/RODENT ACTIVITY

Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by 100 plus FRESH rodent droppings found IN STORAGE AREA by kitchen (no physical separation between storage and kitchen).

Critical. Observed DEAD MOUSE in control devices (glue trap) in KITCHEN AREA.

Coco Gelato/401 Biscayne Blvd/Miami/ROACH ACTIVITY

Critical. Observed 10+ dead roaches on premises. BY WATER HEATER AND SHELF

Critical. Observed 1 dead roaches on premises. EMPTY ICE CREAM CONTAINER

Critical. Observed 2 dead roaches on premises. DISPLAY ICE CREAM COOLER

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 15+ live roaches found AROUND COOLER.

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 2 + live roaches found BY HANDWASH SINK.

Catering for Kids/12320 S.W. 132 Court/Miami/ROACH ACTIVITY

Critical. Observed dead roaches on ,premises.approx 200 dead roaches observed in kitchen underneath 3 compartment sink,handwashing sink,stove,hot holding equipment all equipment along left wall of kitchen.adjacent wall observed approx 25 dead roaches under desk.observed approx 50 dead roaches on floor on right side wall of kitchen.

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found.approx 100 live roaches underneath 3 compartment sink &handwashing sink.approx 25 live roaches observed under stove,hot holding equipment on left wall of kitchen(approx 3 feet from food prep area)approx 5 live roaches observed on single service lid box(between oven&hot holding units)2 live roaches observed inside lg pot next to stove/handwashing sink .approx 8-10 live roaches observed on left wall of kitchen next to holding units/dry storage.kitchen/dry storage area is in one lg room(approx 100 ft by 25ft)

Critical. Observed the accumulation of dead or trapped birds, insects, rodents, or other pests, in control devices.approx 50 dead roaches in trap under 3 compartment sink

 

Golden China Buffet/7900 N.W. 27th Avenue/Miami/ROACH and RODENT ACTIVITY

Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. OBSERVED 15 FRESH DROPPINGS AND 15 DRIED DROPPINGS INSIDE KITCHEN EQUIPMENT.

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found, OBSERVED 5 ROACHES LIVE AND 7 DEAD IN THE KITCHEN AREA.

Critical. Observed dead roaches on premises.

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Roach falls from ceiling at FLL Waffle House!
August 30, 2010

The restaurants below were ordered shut by an Inspector with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.  

 

 

Waffle House/4840 Powerline Road/Fort Lauderdale/ROACH ACTIVITY 

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 2 live roaches found in dry cabinet on the cookline. 

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 1 dead roach found in reachin cooler.  

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 1 live roaches found under desk.  

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 2 live roaches found under 3 comp sink.  

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 1 live roach found in office dropped from ceiling as I was imputing data into PDA.  

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 3 live roaches found under dishmachine.  

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by several dead palmetto looking roaches found in several of the light lenses.   

King Buffet/964 South Main Street/Belle Glade/ROACH ACTIVITY 

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found 25 OR MORE LIVE ROACHES AT ICE MACHINE .

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found 25 OR MORE LIVE ROACHES AT 2 COMPARTMENT SINK IN KITCHEN.  

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found 7LIVE ROACHES ON WALL IN KITCHEN.

Cafe/509 Southard Street/Key West/RODENT ACTIVITY 

Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 25 PLUS SEMIFRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND ON THE FLOOR IN THE KITCHEN BY COOKING EQUIPMENT.  

Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 10 PLUS SEMIFRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND IN THE KITCHEN BEHIND MICROWAVE.  

Las Palmeras Cafe/1927 West 60th Street/Hialeah/ROACH ACTIVITY 

 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found FOUND 15+ ROACHES ALIVE IN THE KITCHEN AND 30+ DEATH .

Dolphin Deli Restaurant/5600 McDonald Avenue/Stock Island/RODENT ACTIVITY 

Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 25 PLUS FRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND IN CANNED & DRY FOOD STORAGE AREA APPROXIMATELY 10 FEET FROM KITCHEN.  

Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 10 PLUS FRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND UNDER REACH IN FREEZER WHERE FOOD IS STORED APPROXIMATELY 10 FEET FROM KITCHEN.

 

Cooking and Construction don’t mix at Prime Time on South Beach
August 18, 2010

Prime Time Cafe
860 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach
 
 
INSPECTION DATE 8/12/10
13 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
10 NON CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
 
 
 
 
 
 

VIOLATIONS

Critical. Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous food due to temperature abuse (see Stop Sale Notice). BLACK BEANS , MUSHROOM SOUP , MARINATING BEEF (STEAKS), SAUCES, FISH : TUNA , SEAFOODS (LOBSTER TAILS).

Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. Corrected On Site.

Critical. Shell eggs held in a unit maintaining an ambient air temperature greater than 45 degrees Fahrenheit. SHELL EGGS AT 56F

Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. BEEF (54F) SEAFOOD COOKED (53F) SAUCES( 56F).

Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. WALK IN COOLER (ALL FOODS OVER 52F)

Critical. Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. OF CONSTRUCTION AT PREMISES.

Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. WHILE COOKING AND CONSTRUCTION WORKERS PASSING BY THE KITCHEN .

Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.

Critical. Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils not sanitized. NO READING (ZERO).

Critical. Food-contact surfaces in contact with potentially hazardous food not cleaned at least every four hours. DUE TO WORKERS INSIDE KITCHEN .

Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. WALK IN SHELVES.

Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. SIDE OF KITCHEN (WHERE PIZZA (FOCCACIA /FLAT BREAD WERE DONE). EVIDENCED CROSS CONTAMINATION IN KITCHEN AREAS FROM CONSTRUCTION AT PREMISES

Observed exposed utility lines and pipes installed horizontally on the exposed floor due to missing floor in kitchen area.

Floors not maintained smooth and durable.

Floors not constructed easily cleanable. 

Dustless cleaning methods not utilized. DUE TO CONSTRUCTION AT PREMISES .

Observed floor area(s) covered with standing water. KITCHEN AREA AND BACK ENTRANCE THRU ALLEY.

Observed hole/opening in wall of kitchen where preparation and storage areas placed. WALL OPENING AT CONCRETE WALL , connecting  INNER KITCHEN AND PREPARATION AREAS WITH OUTSIDE ALLEY WHERE DUMPSTER ARE LOCATED

Observed wall soiled with accumulated dust.

Observed hole in ceiling. KITCHEN AREAS.

Observed ceiling in disrepair. KITCHEN AREAS.

 

HUGE HOLE IN THE WALL FROM THE ALLEY INTO THE STORAGE AREA

 

 BELOW, THE KITCHEN DOOR IS WIDE OPENED. CONSTRUCTION WORKERS ARE WALKING IN AND OUT.

BELOW, FOOD EXPOSED WHILE CONSTRUCTION IS GOING ON. WE SAW LOBSTER TAILS, FISH AND BACON ON A CART.

THE WOMAN BELOW SAID SHE WAS THE MANAGER.

“I’m not going to talk to you.” She Said.

DON’T KNOW WHO THESE GUYS ARE, BUT THEY SAID THEY WOULD TALK TO US WITH OUT A CAMERA.

Max Pizza..MAX ROACHES
August 17, 2010

Max Pizza
15455 S.W. 137th Avenue
Miami
  
 
INSPECTION DATE 8/9/10
11 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
12 NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
  
 

VIOLATIONS

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found.1 live roach observed under oven.1 live roach observed on supply shelf on cookline.1 live roach on pizza dough prep table(front counter),1 live roach under pizza dough prep table(front counter). 2 dead roaches under soda dispenser (front counter)observed approx 20+live roaches on cookline/steam table.observed 2 dead roaches on top of dishwasher.observed approx 10 live roaches on dry goods/utensil storage shelf
 
 
 Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked.lasgna,pasta,eggplant(walkin cooler) Repeat Violation.Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food.Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect.

In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location.ice machine scoop

Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit.

Critical. Observed employee handling soiled equipment or utensils then engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. Repeat Violation.

Observed employee with no hair restraint. Repeat Violation.

Observed ripped/worn tin foil used as shelf cover.

Critical. Observed accumulation of debris in warewashing machine and associated equipment. Repeat Violation.

Critical. Observed soil residue in storage containers.bins,spices,etc.

Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.salad prep,reachin freezer Repeat Violation.

Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface.

Observed utensils stored in crevices between equipment.3 compartment sink

Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Repeat Violation.

Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. Repeat Violation

Observed food debris accumulated on walkin floor.behind equipment .

Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris. Repeat Violation.

Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated grease.all equipment

Observed ceiling in disrepair.

Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers.walkin

A ROACH IN THE SOAP! yuck. PLUS UPSCALE KW RESTAURANT W/RODENTS!
August 10, 2010

The places listed below were ordered shut by an INSPECTOR with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation last week.

  

  • Sea Cafe/740 Ocean Drive/Miami Beach/ROACH ACTIVITY

Critical. non exempt fish has not undergone proper parasite destruction. Fish must be served cooked or discarded. 

Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine. 

Critical. Observed buildup of slime on soda dispensing nozzles. 

Critical. Observed dead roaches on premises. 2 DEAD ROACHES INSIDE DIFFERENT REACHIN BROKEN COOLER BY DISHWASHING AREA, 1 DEAD ROACH INSIDE HANDWASHING SOAP 

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found 15 LIVE ROACHES INSIDE BROKEN REACHIN COOLER ON COOKLINE, 2 LIVE ROACHES BY THREE COMPARTMENT SINK, 1 LIVE ROACH INSIDE FLOUR BIN IN DRY STORAGE AREA

  

   

  

  • Strip House/1435 Simonton Street/Key West/RODENT ACTIVITY **  IN THE REACH RESORT

http://www.striphouse.com/

Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 50 PLUS SEMIFRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND UNDER REACH IN COOLER IN FRONT OF COOKLINE IN THE KITCHEN 

Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 10 PLUS SEMIFRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND IN DRY FOOD STORAGE AREA 5 – 10 FEET FROM KITCHEN 

Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 15 PLUS SEMIFRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND NEXT TO REACH IN COOLER IN THE KITCHEN 

Observed worn, torn and/or soiled floors/carpeting. MOLD LIKE  SUBSTANCE IN SEVERAL AREAS OF KITCHEN FLOOR

 

ROACHES CRAWLING on the rice and beans!
August 4, 2010

The eating establishments below were ordered shut following an inspection by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation;

 

  • Fritanga Managuita/11372 S.W. 211th Street/Miami/ROACH ACTIVITY

 “Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by 30 plus dry rodent droppings found inside electric panel and in the corners of floors.”

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 5 plus live roaches found inside reachin freezer in front counter area not in use and observed 50 plus live roaches inside wooden containers used to store beans and rice.”

Critical. Stop Sale issued due to adulteration of food product.beans and rice being contaminated by roaches crawling on them.”

  • Salerno Diner/4783 S.E. Dixie Highway/Stuart/RODENT ACTIVITY

“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. observed aprox 35 hard rodent droppings in storage drawer , under the grill. This violation must be corrected by : 6/23/10.”

“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. observed 4 hard rodent droppings on top of refrigerator This violation must be corrected by : 6/23/10.”

“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. observed aprox 8 hard rodent droppings on table under steam unit. This violation must be corrected by : 6/23/10.”