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Facility: Black Bear Diner
Address: 955 W Pacheco Blvd, Los Banos, CA

The most recent inspection of this food facility resulted in a rating of
Good (Total Points: 3.00)
0-6  Points: Good
7-13 Points: Satisfactory
14+  Points: Unsatisfactory
Rating on date 1-29-2021: Good (Total Points: 3.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
1-29-2021 The walls / ceilings shall have durable, smooth, nonabsorbent, light-colored, and washable surfaces. All floor surfaces, other than the customer service areas, shall be approved, smooth, durable and made of nonabsorbent material that is easily cleanable. Approved base coving shall be provided in all areas, except customer service areas and where food is stored in original unopened containers. Food facilities shall be fully enclosed. All food facilities shall be kept clean and in good repair. (114065, 114067, 114069, 114175, 114143, 114257, 114259.2, 114266, 114268, 114268.1, 114271, 114272) 1.00 All food facilities shall be kept clean, fully operative, and in good repair. Floor surfaces in all areas in which food is prepared, packaged or stored, where any utensil is washed, where refuse or garbage is stored, where janitorial facilities are located, and in all restrooms and hand washing areas shall be smooth and of durable construction and made from non absorbent material that is easily cleanable.

Each permanent food facility shall be fully enclosed in a building consisting of permanent floors, walls, and an overhead structure that meets minimum standards. Food facilities that are not fully enclosed on all sides and that are in operation on January 1, 1985, shall not be required to meet the requirements of this section until the facility is remodeled or has a significant menu change or a change in its method of operation. Full enclosure is not required for dining areas and certain other areas when approved for outdoor food services.
FLOOR UNDER THE COOKING EQUIPMENT (STOVES, GRIDDLES, FRYERS, ETC.): Heavy and dark residue accumulation. Deep cleaning required. 0102 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 50-149 SEATS
1-29-2021 All utensils and equipment shall be fully operative, clean, and in good repair. (114115, 114175). All utensils and equipment shall be approved, installed properly, and meet applicable standards. (114130, 114130.1, 114130.2, 114130.3, 114130.4, 114130.5, 114130.6, 114132, 114133, 114137, 114139, 114143, 114153, 114155, 114163, 114165, 114167, 114169, 114172, 114175, 114177, 114180, 114182) 2.00 Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils shall be clean to sight and touch. The food-contact surfaces of cooking equipment and pans shall be kept free of encrusted grease deposits and other debris accumulations.

Keep all food facilities, and all utensils, display cases, windows, counters, shelves, tables, refrigeration units, sinks, dishwashing machines, and other equipment or utensils used in the storage, preparation, sale, service, and display of food, clean, fully operative, and in good repair.

The non-food-contact surfaces of equipment shall be kept free of an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and other debris. Equipment shall be reassembled so that food-contact surfaces are not contaminated.
1) RED OSTER ROASTER OVEN: Unit is rated for household use only. Remove or replace with a commercial unit.

2) WHITE OSTER BLENDER: Unit is rated for household use only. Remove or replace with a commercial unit.

3) WALK-IN FREEZER: REPEAT VIOLATION. Major ice accumulation (several inches thick) on the floor underneath shelves, at the compressor fan box, and on some food containers underneath the box. Deep cleaning required. Evaluate what is causing this continuous ice buildup problem and repair.

4) WALK-IN FREEZER: Deteriorated gasket around the door and causing an improper seal to the door frame. Replace.

5) COUNTER NEAR THE MINI ICE CREAM FREEZER AND SODA FOUNTAIN: Foil tape was used to seal the counter edges next to these areas. Provide a proper seal.

6) PREP REFRIGERATOR ACROSS FROM THE GRIDDLE: Replace the heavily grooved/scratched/stained cutting board.

7) SMALL CREAMER REFRIGERATOR NEAR THE FRONT COUNTER: Ice buildup inside the unit. Clean.


0102 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 50-149 SEATS