MANSFIELD – The following restaurant inspections with critical violation were conducted by Richland Public Health between Nov. 14 and Nov. 18.
• AMVETS Post #43, 76 Main St., Bellville, Nov. 14. TCS foods not being hot held at the proper temperature (critical, corrected during inspection). Cooked peppers, onions and sausage were observed at 108 degrees. Person in charge (PIC) voluntarily destroyed items. TCS foods not being cold held at the proper temperature (critical repeat, corrected during inspection). TCS food were observed being cooled by water; no ice present. Half pound cubed ham was 53 degrees, quarter pound of shredded cheese was 51 degrees, a pound of diced tomatoes at 51 degrees, and one-eighth pound of cooked sausage was at 51 degrees. PIC voluntarily destroyed items.
• Blueberry Patch Greenhouse & Gifts, 1285 W. Hanley Road, Mansfield, Nov. 14. PIC unable to demonstrate knowledge by having no critical violations (critical). Observed multiple repeat critical violations at time of inspection. Correct by Dec. 7. Employees are not informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health (critical). Facility was unable to provide employee health policy.
Provided a copy of RPH’s employee reporting illness agreement to have employees sign and retain on file for review. Correct by Dec. 7. Handwashing sink not accessible (critical, corrected during inspection). Observed the handwashing sink near the dish machine to be blocked by a dish cart. PIC moved dish cart.
Quaternary ammonium sanitizing solution at incorrect temperature, concentration, and/or water hardness (critical, corrected during inspection). Observed the sanitizer bucket in the back prep area to be at 0 ppm. Employee properly replaced solution to be at 400 ppm. Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, TCS foods not properly date marked (critical, corrected during inspection). Observed multiple products not date marked: chickpeas, ground sausage, chopped lettuce.
PIC/employee voluntarily discarded products. Ready-to-eat, TCS food not properly discarded when required (critical repeat, corrected during inspection). Observed multiple food items past the seven day hold time: pesto mango sauce dated Aug. 28, chopped lettuce dated Aug. 8, pineapple dated Oct. 30, chili dated Oct. 12, mushroom soup dated Oct. 9, pasta with sauce dated Oct. 23, pasta salad dated Oct. 1, soup dated Oct. 1. PIC/employee discarded all mentioned products. Evidence of live rodents (critical repeat). Observed mouse droppings in the cabinets in the front prep area and on the floor in the back dry food area. Correct before Dec. 7.
• Der Dutchman Restaurant, 720 Ohio 97 W., Bellville, Nov. 16. Food not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging, and segregation (critical, corrected during inspection). Observed two dozen raw shell eggs stored in cooler above ready-to-eat foods. Food not properly protected from…