3646 THOMPSON BRIDGE RD
Inspected by: Alex Reid
Inspection Date: 09/24/2020
Violation of Code: [511-6-1.04(6)(e)] Observed containers of tomatoes, and lettuce that were prepped and sealed with lids and or saran wrap in containers while in cooling process.
1. Cooling shall be accomplished in accordance with the time and temperature criteria specified under DPH Rule 511-6-1-.04(6)(d) by using one or more of the following methods depending on the type of food being cooled:
(i) Placing the food in shallow pans; Pf
(ii) Separating the food into smaller or thinner portions; Pf
(iii) Using rapid cooling equipment; Pf
(iv) Stirring the food in a container placed in an ice water bath; Pf
(v) Using containers that facilitate heat transfer; Pf
(vi) Adding ice as an ingredient; Pf or
(vii) Other effective methods. Pf
2. When placed in cooling or cold holding equipment, food containers in which food is being cooled shall be:
(i) Arranged in the equipment to provide maximum heat transfer through the container walls; and
(ii) Loosely covered, or uncovered if protected from overhead contamination during the cooling period to facilitate heat transfer from the surface of the food.
COS: PIC opened all containers that contained food that was in the cooling processes and monitored them to make sure they reached 41F within 6 hours. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.
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