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Facility: Foster Farms Restaurant
Address: 221 Stefani Ave., Livingston, CA

The most recent inspection of this food facility resulted in a rating of
Satisfactory (Total Points: 12.00)
0-6  Points: Good
7-13 Points: Satisfactory
14+  Points: Unsatisfactory
Rating on date 10-07-2019: Satisfactory (Total Points: 12.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
10-07-2019 All nonfood contact surfaces of utensils and equipment shall be clean. (114115, 114130.4) 4.00 Clean nonfood contact surfaces of equipment at a frequency necessary to prevent accumulation of residue. [REPEAT] Observed build up of dust debris still present on the return vent air guards on cooler units, and on the ceiling next to the cooler units, for the make up air in the kitchen near the cook line / hood area. Improve cleaning frequency so as to prevent a visible buildup of dust debris. 0102 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 50-149 SEATS
10-07-2019 Handwashing soap and single use towels or drying device shall be provided in dispensers adjacent to each handwashing facility; dispensers shall be maintained in good repair. (113953.2) Adequate separate facilities shall be provided for handwashing, food preparation, and the washing of utensils and equipment. (113953, 113953.1) 2.00 Handwashing facilities shall be sufficient in number and conveniently located so as to be accessible at all times for use by food employees. Employees shall not clean their hands in a sink used for food preparation, warewashing, or in a service sink or a curbed cleaning facility used for the disposal of mop water and similar liquid waste. Do not place objects in front of the handwashing station, and do not place items, utensils or wiping cloths in the handwashing sink.

Handwashing facilities shall be equipped to provide warm water under pressure for a minimum of 15 seconds. If the temperature of water provided is not readily adjustable at the faucet, the temperature of the water shall be at least 100°F, but not greater than 108°F. Soap shall be provided in approved dispensers at, or adjacent to, handwashing facilities (no bars of soap). Single-use sanitary towels or hot-air blowers shall be provided at handwashing facilities in approved dispensing devices.
Observed lack of paper towels in a functioning paper towel dispenser or a functioning air hand drying unit adjacent to the hand washing sink in the front counter area; open top / non-enclosed bin of paper towels in this location. Also observed 'jammed' paper towel dispenser for handwash location nearest to dish machine (roll of paper towels slightly too large, tight fit / does not dispense easily). Provide a functioning paper towel dispenser adjacent to the handwashing sink and keep paper towel dispensers properly filled, or an air hand drying unit functional, to provide a readily available sanitary method for hand drying at all times. 0102 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 50-149 SEATS
10-07-2019 Wiping cloths used to wipe service counters, scales or other surfaces that may come into contact with food shall be used only once unless kept in clean water with sanitizer. (114135, 114185, 114185.1, 11485.2, 114185.3) 2.00 Cloths used to wipe service counters, scales, and other surfaces that may directly or indirectly contact food shall be used only once until laundered or may be used repeatedly if held in a sanitizing solution, as described below. Cloths used with raw foods of animal origin shall be used only once until laundered or may be used repeatedly if kept in a separate container of sanitizing solution, as described below:
(1) Contact with a solution of 100 ppm available chlorine solution for at least 30 seconds.
(2) Contact with a solution of 25 ppm available iodine for at least one minute.
(3) Contact with a solution of 200 ppm quaternary ammonium for at least one minute.
(4) Contact with any chemical sanitizer that meets the requirements of Section 180.940 of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations when used in accordance with the manufacturer's use directions.
Observed strength of quat sanitizer solution in front counter rag bucket measuring at approximately 100 PPM. Sanitizer solution dispensed from wall dispenser, dispenser may require adjustment. Remix and check sanitizer concentration for rag buckets at a sufficient frequency (including when first mixed) to ensure quat sanitizer is being used at 200 PPM. New sanitizer solution mixed, rechecked, now at 200 PPM. Corrected during inspection. 0102 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 50-149 SEATS
10-07-2019 Potentially hazardous foods shall be held at or below 41°/ 45°F or at or above 135°F. (113996, 113998, 114037, 114343(a)) 2.00 Hold potentially hazardous foods either at or above 135°F or at or below 41°F. Hold the following potentially hazardous foods at 45°F: raw shell eggs, unshucked live molluscan shellfish, pasteurized milk and pasteurized milk products in original, sealed containers. Potentially hazardous foods held for dispensing in a serving line or a salad bar (not in a display case) may be held at 45°F or less during periods not to exceed 12 hours in any 24-hour period. Discard all potentially hazardous food that has been out of an approved time and temperature range. Observed the temperature of the diced tomatoes, strip steaks, chopped sausage, and hash browns in the cooler drawers below the plancha / flat grill were measured at 43-48 °F. Keep all cold potentially hazardous foods at or below 41°F. Unit adjusted down. Continue to monitor food items in these drawers to ensure they are consistently maintained at temperatures at or below 41°F at all times. Utilize probe thermometers in this location to ensure internal temperatures of items are kept at or below the required temperature. 0102 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 50-149 SEATS
10-07-2019 Food shall be stored in an approved manner, in approved containers and labeled as to contents. Food shall be stored at least 6" above the floor on approved shelving. (114047, 114049, 114051, 114053, 114055, 114067(h), 114069) 2.00 Provide adequate and suitable space for the storage of food. Store food at least 6 inches off the floor. Store bulk food not stored in original packaging in containers identifying the food by common name. Food shall not be stored in locker rooms, restrooms, dressing rooms, refuse areas, or mechanical rooms; under open stairwells; under lines on which water has condensed; under leaking water lines, including leaking automatic fire sprinkler heads: or under sewer lines that are not shielded to intercept potential drips.

Only prepackaged nonpotentially hazardous food or uncut produce may be displayed or sold outdoors by a food facility if outdoor displays have overhead protection that extends over all food items, and if all food items from the outdoor display are stored inside the fully enclosed food facility at all times other than during business hours.

Products that are held by the permit holder for credit, redemption, or return to the distributor, such as damaged, spoiled, or recalled products, shall be segregated and held in designated areas that are separated from food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single-use articles. All returned or damaged food products and food products from which the label has been removed shall be separated and stored in a separate area and in a manner that shall prevent adulteration of other foods and shall not contribute to a vermin problem.



Observed bags of frozen chicken portions sitting directly on the floor in the walk in freezer. Ensure that all food is stored on smooth and easily cleanable storage surfaces that are a minimum of six inches off the floor. 0102 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 50-149 SEATS


Rating on date 7-11-2018: Good (Total Points: 6.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
7-11-2018 All nonfood contact surfaces of utensils and equipment shall be clean. (114115, 114130.4) 2.00 Clean nonfood contact surfaces of equipment at a frequency necessary to prevent accumulation of residue. Observed build up of dust debris on the return vent air guards on cooler units, and on the ceiling next to the cooler units, for the make up air in the kitchen near the cook line / hood area. Improve cleaning frequency so as to prevent a visible buildup of dust debris. 0102 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 50-149 SEATS
7-11-2018 Handwashing signs shall be posted in each toilet room, directing attention to the need to thoroughly wash hands after using the restroom. (113953.5)

No smoking signs shall be posted in food preparation, food storage, and warewashing areas. (113978)

Consumers shall be notified that clean tableware is to be used when they return to self-service areas such as salad bars and buffets. (114075)

Any food facility constructed before January 1, 2004 without public toilet facilities shall prominently post a sign within the food facility in a public area stating that toilet facilities are not provided. (113725.1, 114276, 114381 (e))
2.00 Post permit in a conspicuous place (It is recommended that the permit be in customer view.). Post a notice advising patrons that a copy of the most recent routine inspection report is available for review by interested parties. Keep a copy of the most recent health inspection report at the facility for customer review purposes.

Post and maintain a legible and conspicuous sign in each toilet room directing attention to the need to thoroughly wash hands after using the toilet.

Post and maintain a legible "No Smoking" sign in food preparation, food storage, and utensil washing areas.

Observed lack of the required handwashing sign being posted in the mens restroom. Post the rerquired sign. Failure to post a handwashing sign in each toilet room. 0102 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 50-149 SEATS
7-11-2018 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) Observed worn front edges of storage shelves especially on shelves used to store canned items, some minor paint flaking present, unfinished wood exposed in spots. Repair or replace to minimize potential contamination from paint flakes. All food storage surfaces shall be smooth, easily cleanable, non absorbent, and meet a commercial grade standard.

(2) Obesrved out of date ANSUL tag on pull box for hood suppression system. Receipt shows servicing was done in April 2018, which also matches tags on fire extinguishers. Obtain correct / legible tag for ANSUL service date, and ensure ANSUL unit is being serviced at the required frequency (yearly).
0102 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 50-149 SEATS