ABE'S CONEY ISLAND RESTAURANT: Inspection on August 27, 2020

Date: 
August 27, 2020
Location: 
ABE'S CONEY ISLAND RESTAURANT
402 W. MICHIGAN AVENUE
YPSILANTI, MI 48197
Priority Violations: 
1
Priority Foundation Violations: 
1
Core Violations: 
3
Details: 

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: 
4-602.13
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.

ABE'S CONEY ISLAND RESTAURANT

Violation: 
2-402.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Effectiveness
Comments: 
OBSERVED FOOD EMPLOYEES NOT WEARING HATS OR HAIR NETS THROUGHOUT THE FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS. HATS AND HAIR NETS PREVENT POTENTIAL CONTAMINATION. TO CORRECT, REQUIRE ALL FOOD EMPLOYEES THAT ARE IN DIRECT CONTACT WITH FOOD TO WEAR HATS OR HAIR NETS.
Items: 
Hair restraint
Locations: 
cooking area
Problems: 
Not worn on head/hair
Corrections: 
Provide hat or hair net.

ABE'S CONEY ISLAND RESTAURANT

Violation: 
5-205.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Using a Handwashing Sink
Comments: 
OBSERVED A LARGE GARBAGE CAN BEING STORED IN FRONT OF THE HAND SINK NEXT TO THE COOK LINE. HAND SINKS SHALL BE EASILY ACCESSIBLE AT ALL TIMES. TO CORRECT, DO NOT BLOCK HAND SINKS WITH GARBAGE CANS AND MOVE GARBAGE TO ANOTHER AREA SO THE HAND SINK IS EASILY ACCESSIBLE. CORRECTED AT TIME OF INSPECTION: PIC RELOCATED LARGE GARBAGE CAN. HAND SINKS ARE NOW EASILY ACCESSIBLE IN THE FOOD ESTABLISHMENT TO ALL EMPLOYEES.
Items: 
Handwashing sink(s)
Locations: 
Numerous locations
Problems: 
Not easily accessible
Corrections: 
Make easily accessible.

ABE'S CONEY ISLAND RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-501.114
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Manual and Mechanical Warewash
Comments: 
OBSERVED LESS THAN 25 PPM CHLORINE AT THE WARE WASHING MACHINE. TO PROPERLY SANITIZE CHLORINE SANITIZING SOLUTION MUST BE 50-100 PPM CHLORINE OR USED ACCORDING TO THE MANUFACTURERS INSTRUCTIONS. TO CORRECT, REPAIR WARE WASHING MACHINE SO CHLORINE SANITIZING SOLUTION IS BETWEEN 50 PPM TO 100 PPM OR ACCORDING TO MANUFACTURERS INSTRUCTIONS. CORRECTED AT TIME OF INSPECTION: PIC ATTACHED NEW CHEMICAL SANITIZER BUCKET TO WARE WASHING MACHINE AND CHEMICAL SANITIZING SOLUTION OF 50 PPM TO 100 PPM CHLORINE WAS OBSERVED.
Items: 
Chlorine solution concentration
Locations: 
dishwasher area
Problems: 
Below 25 ppm
Corrections: 
Provide correct concentration as stated above.