AKI SUSHI BAR & GRILL: Inspection on August 26, 2020

Date: 
August 26, 2020
Location: 
AKI SUSHI BAR & GRILL
1828 WHITTAKER RD
YPSILANTI, MI 48197
Priority Violations: 
1
Priority Foundation Violations: 
0
Core Violations: 
2
Details: 

AKI SUSHI BAR & GRILL

Violation: 
3-301.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Preventing Contamination from
Comments: 
OBSERVED FOOD EMPLOYEE TOUCHING COOKED TEMPURA SHRIMP WITH THEIR BARE HANDS. FOOD EMPLOYEES MAY NOT CONTACT EXPOSED READY TO EAT FOODS WITH THEIR BARE HANDS AND SHALL USE SUITABLE UTENSILS SUCH AS DELI TISSUES, SPATULAS, TONGS, SINGLE USE GLOVES, ETC. CORRECTED AT TIME OF INSPECTION: EDUCATED PIC ON BARE HAND CONTACT. PIC THEN EDUCATED FOOD EMPLOYEES ON BARE HAND CONTACT AND TO USE A SPATULA OR GLOVED HANDS TO HANDLE READY-TO-EAT FOODS.
Items: 
Ready-to-eat food(s)
Locations: 
cooler(make-line)
Problems: 
Handled with bare hands
Corrections: 
Suitable utensils or single-use gloves are to be utilized

AKI SUSHI BAR & GRILL

Violation: 
4-101.19
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Comments: 
OBSERVED SEVERAL SHELVES THAT WERE LINED WITH CLOTH TOWELS. CLOTH TOWELS ARE NOT EASILY CLEANABLE. NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES SHALL BE EASILY CLEANABLE. TO CORRECT, DISCONTINUE LINING NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES WITH CLOTH TOWELS.
Locations: 
Numerous locations
Problems: 
Used as food-contact surface
Corrections: 
Discontinue use.

AKI SUSHI BAR & GRILL

Violation: 
3-501.13
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Thawing
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE FOLLOWING FOODS IMPROPERLY THAWING: -FROZEN FISH BEING THAWED AT ROOM TEMPERATURE IN A PREP SINK IN THE FRONT SUSHI STATION -FROZEN RAW SHRIMP IN A CONTAINER AT ROOM TEMPERATURE ON A PREP TABLE IN THE KITCHEN FOOD SHALL BE THAWED UNDER REFRIGERATION SO THE FOOD IS MAINTAINED AT 41 F OR LESS, COMPLETELY SUBMERGED IN RUNNING WATER WITH SUFFICIENT VELOCITY TO AGITATE, OR AS PART OF THE COOKING PROCESS. TO CORRECT, THAW FOOD UNDER REFRIGERATION SO THE FOOD IS MAINTAINED AT 41 F OR LESS, COMPLETELY SUBMERGED IN RUNNING WATER WITH SUFFICIENT VELOCITY TO AGITATE, OR AS PART OF THE COOKING PROCESS
Items: 
Frozen food(s) for thawing
Locations: 
Numerous locations
Problems: 
Stored above 41 degrees F thawed or partially thawed
Corrections: 
Store under refrigeration.