AL'S EXPRESS LLC: Inspection on August 21, 2020

Date: 
August 21, 2020
Location: 
AL'S EXPRESS LLC
1653 HOLMES ROAD
YPSILANTI, MI 48198
Priority Violations: 
2
Priority Foundation Violations: 
1
Core Violations: 
3
Details: 

AL'S EXPRESS LLC

Violation: 
3-501.17
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Ready-to-Eat, Potentially Haza
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE FOLLOWING TCS FOODS LOCATED IN THE 1-DOOR STANDING PEPSI COOLER IN THE KITCHEN THAT REQUIRE PROPER DATE MARKING: -COLE SLAW -MACARONI SALAD -POTATO SALAD ALL TCS FOODS THAT ARE COLD HELD AND NOT CONSUMED WITHIN 24 HOURS SHALL BE PROPERLY DATE MARKED. TO CORRECT, PROPERLY DATE MARK TCS FOODS THAT ARE COLD HELD FOR 24 HOURS OR MORE. CORRECTED AT TIME OF INSPECTION: PIC PROPERLY DATE MARKED COLE SLAW, MACARONI SALAD, AND POTATO SALAD.
Items: 
Commercially processed ready to eat potentially hazardous food(s)
Locations: 
reach in cooler
Problems: 
Without date of consumption marking
Corrections: 
Provide proper date marks as stated above.

AL'S EXPRESS LLC

Violation: 
7-207.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Restriction and Storage
Comments: 
OBSERVED MEDIATION BEING STORED ABOVE CONTAINERS OF FOOD. MEDICATION SHALL LOCATED TO PREVENT CONTAMINATION. TO CORRECT, RELOCATED BELOW, AWAY, AND SEPARATE FROM FOOD. CORRECTED AT TIME OF INSPECTION: PIC RELOCATED MEDICATION TO A SEALED CONTAINER NEAR THE CHEMICAL STORAGE AREA. THE POTENTIAL FOR CONTAMINATION HAS BEEN ELIMINATED.
Items: 
Medication(s)
Locations: 
Shelf
Problems: 
Stored over/with Food
Corrections: 
Provide adequate separation to prevent contamination.

AL'S EXPRESS LLC

Violation: 
5-203.14
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Backflow Prevention Device, Wh
Comments: 
OBSERVED A HOSE WITH AN ATTACHED FLOW CONTROL DEVICE (SPRAY NOZZLE) DOWNSTREAM OF THE ATMOSPHERIC VACUUM BREAKER ON THE MOP SINK. FLOW CONTROL DEVICES ARE PROHIBITED DOWNSTREAM OF ATMOSPHERIC VACUUM BREAKERS BECAUSE THE LINE IS UNDER PRESSURE. TO CORRECT, REMOVE SPRAY NOZZLE WHEN NOT IN USE. CORRECTED AT TIME OF INSPECTION: PIC REMOVED HOSE WITH SPRAY NOZZLE.
Items: 
Backflow prevention backflow/backsiphonage device constant pressure backflow preventor
Locations: 
mop closet mop sink
Problems: 
Not provided
Corrections: 
Provide.

AL'S EXPRESS LLC

Violation: 
4-602.13
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Comments: 
OBSERVED INTERIOR OF 3-DOOR REACH-IN COOLER IN KITCHEN SOILED WITH FOOD DEBRIS. NON-FOOD 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)
Problems: 
With accumulation of debris
Corrections: 
Keep clean.

AL'S EXPRESS LLC

Violation: 
2-402.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Effectiveness
Comments: 
OBSERVED SEVERAL FOOD EMPLOYEES NOT WEARING HATS OR HAIR NETS THROUGHOUT THE FOOD ESTABLISHMENT. 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: 
Numerous locations
Problems: 
Not worn on head/hair
Corrections: 
Provide hat or hair net.

AL'S EXPRESS LLC

Violation: 
4-602.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
1
Violation Category: 
Equipment Food-Contact Surface
Comments: 
OBSERVED MOLD/MILDEW ON ICE MACHINE DEFLECTOR PLATE. MOLD/MILDEW HAS THE POTENTIAL TO CONTAMINATE ICE. TO CORRECT, CLEAN NOW AND PLACE ON A MORE FREQUENT CLEANING SCHEDULE.
Items: 
Food-contact surface(s) used for nonpotentially hazardous food(s)
Locations: 
ice dispenser
Problems: 
Not cleaned when contaminated
Corrections: 
Clean properly when contaminated.