ABE'S CONEY ISLAND RESTAURANT: Inspection on January 16, 2020

Date: 
January 16, 2020
Location: 
ABE'S CONEY ISLAND RESTAURANT
402 W. MICHIGAN AVENUE
YPSILANTI, MI 48197
Priority Violations: 
2
Priority Foundation Violations: 
1
Core Violations: 
2
Details: 

ABE'S CONEY ISLAND RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-501.17
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Ready-to-Eat, Potentially Haza
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE FOLLOWING FOOD ITEMS IN THE WALK-IN COOLER THAT WERE NOT DATE MARKED: -COOKED SAUSAGE GRAVY -COOKED BAKED POTATOES -COOKED MASHED POTATOES -COOKED SAUSAGE THE PIC INDICATED THE FOOD WAS COOKED 1-2 DAYS AGO. DATE MARKING IS REQUIRED FOR ALL POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS READY TO EAT FOODS HELD COLD IN EXCESS OF 24 HOURS. LABEL FOODS WITH A MAXIMUM CONSUME BY DATE OF 7 DAYS INCLUDING THE DATE THE FOOD WAS PREPARED/DATE PACKAGE/CONTAINER WAS OPENED. FOOD MUST BE CONSUMED OR DISCARDED BY THE EXPIRATION DATE. TO CORRECT IMPLEMENT DATE MARKING AS INDICATED ABOVE.,
Items: 
In house prepared ready-to-eat potentially hazardous food(s)
Locations: 
walk in cooler
Problems: 
Without date of consumption marking
Corrections: 
Provide proper date marks as stated above.

ABE'S CONEY ISLAND RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-305.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Food Storage
Comments: 
OBSERVED UNCOVERED FOOD ITEMS BEING STORED IN COOLERS AND ON STEAM TABLES THROUGH-OUT THE ENTIRE ESTABLISHMENT. FOOD SHALL BE PROTECTED FROM CONTAMINATION BY STORING THE FOOD WHERE IT IS NOT EXPOSED TO SPLASH, SPILLAGE, DUST, OR OTHER CONTAMINATION. TO CORRECT, USE LIDS OR COVERS TO PROTECT FOOD.
Items: 
Food item(s) in storage
Locations: 
Numerous locations
Problems: 
Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates Not covered
Corrections: 
Store in protected manner.

ABE'S CONEY ISLAND RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-602.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Equipment Food-Contact Surface
Comments: 
OBSERVED SOILED DELI SLICER IN THE KITCHEN. FOOD CONTACT SURFACES SHALL BE CLEANED AT ANY TIME DURING OPERATION WHEN CONTAMINATION HAS OCCURRED. TO CORRECT, CLEAN NOW AND CLEAN AFTER PREP IS COMPLETED / CONTAMINATION HAS OCCURRED.,
Items: 
Food-contact surface(s) and utensil(s)
Locations: 
Back kitchen area
Problems: 
Not cleaned After any contamination
Corrections: 
Clean as specified above.

ABE'S CONEY ISLAND RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-101.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Safe, Unadulterated, and Hones
Comments: 
OBSERVED SEVERAL MOLDY TOMATOES LOCATED IN THE WALK-IN COOLER. FOOD MUST BE SAFE, UNADULTERATED, AND HONESTLY PRESENTED. TO CORRECT, DISCARD MOLDY FOOD, DO NOT SERVE ADULTERATED FOOD, AND BETTER MONITORING OF FOOD IS REQUIRED.,
Items: 
Food
Locations: 
walk in cooler
Problems: 
Adulterated/contaminated
Corrections: 
Discard.

ABE'S CONEY ISLAND RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-602.13
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE FOLLOWING NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES THAT WERE SOILED: -THE SHELVING IN THE WALK-IN COOLER -THE SHELVING IN THE 2-DOOR REACH-IN FREEZER -THE SHELVING BELOW THE GRIDDLE ON THE COOK LINE NONFOOD CONTACT SURFACES SHALL BE CLEANED AS OFTEN AS NECESSARY TO KEEP THEM CLEAN. TO CORRECT, CLEAN NOW AND PLACE ON MORE FREQUENT CLEANING SCHEDULE.
Items: 
Nonfood contact surface(s)
Locations: 
Numerous locations
Problems: 
Soiled
Corrections: 
Keep clean.