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Facility: Hilmar Meat Market
Address: 8322 N Lander Ave, Hilmar, CA

The most recent inspection of this food facility resulted in a rating of
Good (Total Points: 2.00)
0-6  Points: Good
7-13 Points: Satisfactory
14+  Points: Unsatisfactory
Rating on date 9-24-2019: Good (Total Points: 2.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
9-24-2019 No violations were noted during this inspection. 0.00 This food facility currently meets California Retail Food Code requirements, and is authorized by the Merced County Division of Environmental Health to be open for business. The permit is issued to the current business owner of record and is non-transferable. Sufficient corrections have been completed. This food facility currently meets minimum standards, and is authorized by Environmental Health to open the "FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 0-49 SEATS (HM4)" portion of the food facility for operation. 0101 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 0-49 SEATS (HM4)
9-24-2019 The premises of each food facility shall be kept clean and free of litter and rubbish; all clean and soiled linen shall be properly stored; non-food items shall be stored and displayed separate from food and food-contact surfaces; the facility shall be kept free of vermin. (114067 (j), 114123, 114143 (a) & (b), 114175, 114178, 114185, 114185.1, 114185.2, 114185.3, 114185.4, 114256, 114256.1, 114256.2, 114256.4, 114257, 114257.1, 114259, 114259.1, 114259.2, 114259.3, 114279, 114281, 114282) 2.00 All food facilities shall be kept clean, fully operative, and in good repair. A food facility shall at all times be so constructed, equipped, maintained, and operated as to prevent the entrance and harborage of animals, birds, and vermin, including, but not limited to, rodents and insects. The premises of each food facility shall be kept clean and free of litter, rubbish, and vermin.

Lockers or other suitable facilities shall be provided and used for the orderly storage of employee clothing and other possessions. Lockers or other suitable facilities shall be located in a designated room or area where contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single-use articles cannot occur. Dressing rooms or dressing areas shall be provided and used by employees if the employees regularly change their clothes in the facility.
Observed a non functional 3 door "Beverage Air" cooler in the facility. Remove or repair this unit. Do not keep items unnecessary to the operation of the food facility at the site; prevent the unintended formation of potential vermin attraction / harborage.

Failure to keep the premises of each food facility free of items that are unnecessary to the operation or maintenance of the facility, such as equipment that is not functional or is no longer used. Remove the unnecessary items. Keep the facility free of clutter.
0101 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 0-49 SEATS (HM4)
9-24-2019 No violations were noted during this inspection. 0.00 This food facility currently meets California Retail Food Code requirements, and is authorized by the Merced County Division of Environmental Health to be open for business. The permit is issued to the current business owner of record and is non-transferable. No violations noted for the OPEN_AIR BBQ portion of the facility. Ok to open. 0148 OPEN-AIR BBQ
9-24-2019 Additional information provided to facility operators 0.00 Excerpts from California Health and Safety Code, Division 104 (Environmental Health), Part 7 (California Retail Food Code), sections 113700 through 114437. Select a location free of fire hazards and obtain clearance from Environmental Health prior to resuming barbecuing or outdoor wood burning oven operations. Note that you may also need clearance from the appropriate Fire and Planning departments.

Unless alternative methods of food protection have been approved by Environmental Health, prepare and store food indoors. Carry the food to be cooked in the open-air barbecue or outdoor wood-burning oven outside in a clean covered container immediately before placing it in the barbecue or oven.

Ensure / maintain a minimum six foot 'zone of control' around the BBQ grill during all times that food is being loaded, unloaded, or cooked on the open air BBQ surfaces.
0148 OPEN-AIR BBQ
9-24-2019 A person proposing to build or remodel a food facility shall submit plans for approval before starting any new construction or remodeling of any facility for use as a retail food facility. (114380, 114381) 0.00 A person proposing to build or remodel a food facility shall submit complete, easily readable plans drawn to scale and specifications to the Division of Environmental Health and obtain approval prior to starting any project. NOTE: Per the discussion during the activity expansion inspection, please verify and comply with any additional directives from Merced County Planning and Merced County Fire in relation to the placement and operation of the BBQ trailer unit at this fixed facility location.

Any construction, alteration, remodeling, or operation of a food facility shall be approved by the enforcement agency and shall be in accordance with all applicable local, state, and federal statutes, regulations, and ordinances, including but not limited to, fire, building, and zoning codes.
0148 OPEN-AIR BBQ