WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY: Inspection on August 30, 2011

Date: 
August 30, 2011
Location: 
WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY
9455 MAIN STREET
WHITMORE LAKE, MI 48189
Critical Violations: 
7
Non-Critical Violations: 
7
Compliance: 
In Compliance
Details: 

WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY

Violation: 
5-501.15
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Outside receptacles
Comments: 
ONE OF THE DUMPSTER LIDS WAS LEFT OPEN AND BIRDS ARE GETTING INTO THE TRASH. PLEASE ENSURE STAFF KEEP THE LID CLOSED.
Items: 
Waste receptacle(s) dumpster
Problems: 
With doors,lids or covers Left open
Corrections: 
Keep closed.

WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY

Violation: 
3-301.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Preventing Contamination from
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE COOK HANDLING FINISHED TOAST WITH BARE HANDS WHILE REMOVING, BUTTERING AND PLATING IT. CORRECTED BY DISCUSSING THIS ITEM WITH THE EMPLOYEE AND BY USING THE GLOVES PROVIDED.
Items: 
Ready-to-eat food(s)
Problems: 
Handled with bare hands
Corrections: 
Suitable utensils or single-use gloves are to be utilized

WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY

Violation: 
3-304.14
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Wiping Cloths, Use Limitation
Items: 
Wiping cloth(s) wet
Problems: 
Stored on Counter
Corrections: 
Store wiping cloths completely submersed in sanitizer.

WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY

Violation: 
2-301.14
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
When to Wash
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE COOK NOT WASH HIS HANDS AFTER CRACKING RAW, IN-SHELL EGGS ON THE FLAT GRILL. CORRECTED BY DISCUSSING THIS ISSUE WITH HIM AND BY WASHING HIS HANDS.
Items: 
Employee(s)
Problems: 
Did not wash hands after handling soiled equipment, surfaces, utensils
Corrections: 
Hands shall be washed with hot water and soap for at least 20 seconds after contamination.

WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY

Violation: 
3-101.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Safe/Unadult./Honestly Present
Comments: 
1) OBSERVED THE FOLLOWING FOODS TO BE SPOILED/MOLDY AT THE CONEY ISLAND FACILITY COOLERS: MEAT LOAF, RE-FRIED BEANS, BEETS, CORNED BEEF, TOMATOES, AND TOMATO JUICE. CORRECTED BY DISCARDING THESE FOODS. 2) OBSERVED THE ICE AT THE BAR TO BE OVERFILLED TO THE POINT WHERE THE ICE WAS IN CONTACT WITH THE UPPER LEDGE OF THE ICE BIN & THE SURROUNDING COUNTER TOP THAT HAD BLACK/BROWN GROWTH ON IT. CORRECTED BY DISCARDING THE ICE. 3) OBSERVED ELEVEN OPEN BOTTLES OF LIQUOR AT THE BAR TO HAVE SMALL FLIES IN THEM. CORRECTED BY DISCARDING THIS LIQUOR.
Items: 
Food
Problems: 
Adulterated/contaminated
Corrections: 
Discard.

WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY

Violation: 
3-501.17
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Ready-to-Eat Food, Date Markin
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE FOLLOWING RTE, PHFs IN KITCHEN COOLERS WITHOUT REQUIRED DATES: SLICED ROAST BEEF, COOKED PORK CHOPS, FETA CHEESE. THE ROAST BEEF AND PORK CHOPS WERE DISCARDED. THE FETA CHEESE WAS PROVIDED WITH A USE-BY DATE BASED UPON WHEN IT WAS OPENED.
Items: 
Commercially processed ready to eat potentially hazardous food(s), In house prepared ready-to-eat potentially hazardous food(s)
Problems: 
Without date of consumption marking
Corrections: 
Provide proper date marks as stated above.

WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY

Violation: 
3-501.18
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Ready-to-Eat Food, Disposition
Comments: 
1) OBSERVED SOUP MADE THE PREVIOUS DAY TO HAVE A LAST DAY OF USE OF SEPTEMBER 8TH. THIS DATE EXCEEDS THE ALLOWABLE 7 DAY USE PERIOD. RTE, PHFs MADE ON 8-29 WOULD HAVE A LAST DAY OF USE OF 9-4. (SOUP WAS DISCARDED--DUE TO ANOTHER CONCERN). 2) OBSERVED THE FOLLOWING FOODS IN THE KITCHEN TO BE EXPIRED: CHILI (8-27), CABBAGE SOUP (8-27), CORNED BEEF (8-15). CORRECTED BY DISCARDING THESE FOODS. ENSURE STAFF ARE NOT MARKING REQUIRED FOODS FOR MORE THAN 7 DAYS (DETERMINED BY ADDING 6 DAYS TO THE DAY OF PREP/OPENING), AND ON A DAILY BASIS GOING THROUGH THE COOLERS TO PURGE EXPIRED FOODS.
Items: 
Ready to eat, potentially hazardous food(s)
Problems: 
Beyond consume by date, Improperly date marked Longer than 7 days stored at 41 degrees f
Corrections: 
Discard.

WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY

Violation: 
3-501.14
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Cooling
Comments: 
OBSERVED APPROX. 1.5 GALLONS OF HAM AND BEAN SOUP MADE THE PREVIOUS DAY TO STILL BE AT 54F TODAY AT 10:30 AM. CORRECTED BY DISCARDING THE SOUP AND DISCUSSING WITH THE COOK ALTERNATIVE WAYS TO RAPIDLY COOL THE SOUP.
Items: 
Cooked food(s) cooled
Problems: 
From 70 degrees f to 41 degrees F for more than 4 hours
Corrections: 
Utilize shallow pans, ice baths, agitation, or quick chilling to cool food items.

WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY

Violation: 
6-501.12
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE KITCHEN TO BE IN NEED OF CLEANING IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS: UNDER THE KITCHEN HAND WASHING SINK CABINET (THE ONE BY THE FOOD SERVICE WINDOW AND MICROWAVE OVEN), UNDER THE MICROWAVE OVEN, AND UNDER THE PIZZA OVEN.
Items: 
Physical facilities/structures floors
Problems: 
Soiled
Corrections: 
Keep clean.

WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY

Violation: 
6-202.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Light Bulbs, Protective Shield
Comments: 
OBSERVED NO BULB TUBE END CAPS FOR LIGHT BULB IN THE RIGHT HAND (FROM THE EMPLOYEE SIDE) ICE CREAM FREEZER. PROVIDE END CAPS TO CONTAIN GLASS SHARDS SHOULD THE BULB BREAK.
Items: 
Light shielding
Problems: 
Not provided In reach in freezer
Corrections: 
Provide adequate light shields and end caps or shatter-proof bulbs.

WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY

Violation: 
4-601.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE ICE CREAM DIPPER WELL, THE SCOOP AND SPADE, AND THE CAN OPENER TO BE UNCLEAN. CORRECTED BY CLEANING AND SANITIZING.
Items: 
Food-contact surface(s)
Problems: 
Soiled
Corrections: 
Keep clean.

WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY

Violation: 
5-205.15
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
System Maintained in Good Repa
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE FLEXIBLE DRAIN LINE FOR THE ICE MAKING MACHINE AT THE BAR TO HAVE SLIPPED DOWN. RE-ESTABLISH THE DRAIN LINE AIR GAP FOR THIS ICE MACHINE.

WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY

Violation: 
4-201.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Equipment and Utensils
Comments: 
THE BAR CUTTING BOARD IS WORN OUT. PROVIDE A REPLACEMENT CUTTING BOARD FOR THE FRUIT.
Items: 
Equipment and utensil(s)
Problems: 
Not durable
Corrections: 
Repair/replace to be durable under normal use.

WHITMORE LANES INC & CONEY

Violation: 
4-602.12
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Cooking and Baking Equipment
Items: 
Microwave oven door seals and cavities
Problems: 
Not cleaned
Corrections: 
Clean as required above.