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Facility: Farmdale Elementary School
Address: 100 Winder Ave., Merced, 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 5-24-2022: Good (Total Points: 2.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
5-24-2022 The potable water supply shall be protected with a backflow or back siphonage protection device, as required by applicable plumbing codes. (114192) All plumbing and plumbing fixtures shall be installed in compliance with local plumbing ordinances, shall be maintained so as to prevent any contamination, and shall be kept clean, fully operative, and in good repair. Any hose used for conveying potable water shall be of approved materials, labeled, properly stored, and used for no other purpose. (114171, 114189.1, 114190, 114192.1, 114193, 114193.1, 114195, 114197, 114199, 114201, 114269) 2.00 All plumbing and plumbing fixtures shall be installed in compliance with local plumbing ordinances, shall be maintained so as to prevent any contamination, and shall be kept clean, fully operative, and in good repair. REPEAT: Observed the lack of a one inch air gap for the drain lines of the 3 compartment sink and ice machine. Misunderstanding from last inspection, thought pipes needed to be extended to *below* the rim of the floor sinks instead of an inch above the rim. Provide a one inch air gap for all drain lines emptying to floor sinks to protect the equipment.

NOTE: discussion of possible "unintended' cross connection at pot sprayer sink beside 3 compartment sink when both hot and cold faucets are left open and only 'cutoff' faucet to the goose neck is closed. In investigating the possible cross connection, this sink also seems to have a significant "harmonic" issue vibrating with the water in the pipes. Recommend investigating the source of the 'harmonic' issue before excess vibration potentially damages pipes /valves /faucets at this sink.
0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]


Rating on date 4-22-2021: Satisfactory (Total Points: 8.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
4-22-2021 All food contact surfaces of utensils and equipment shall be clean and sanitized. (113984(e), 114097, 114099.1, 114099.4, 114099.6, 114101 (b-d), 114105, 114109, 114111, 114113, 114115 (a, b, d), 114117, 114125(b), 114135, 114141) 7.00 A food facility that prepares food shall not be operating if there is no method to properly clean and sanitize equipment or utensils. A food facility shall not be operating if there is gross contamination of food contact surfaces that may result in the contamination of food products. Observed the concentration of sanitizer measured at 0ppm. Sanitizer strength for quaternary ammonia sanitizer must measure at a minimum of 200 ppm. If a large amount of utensil are washed, sanitizer changes may be needed throughout the wash. Observed only a quarter of the basin was filled. This was inadequate to fully submerge taller food trays and could have contributed to sanitizer levels decreasing faster. All utensils were resanitized after a new batch of sanitizer was made. 0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]
4-22-2021 The potable water supply shall be protected with a backflow or back siphonage protection device, as required by applicable plumbing codes. (114192) All plumbing and plumbing fixtures shall be installed in compliance with local plumbing ordinances, shall be maintained so as to prevent any contamination, and shall be kept clean, fully operative, and in good repair. Any hose used for conveying potable water shall be of approved materials, labeled, properly stored, and used for no other purpose. (114171, 114189.1, 114190, 114192.1, 114193, 114193.1, 114195, 114197, 114199, 114201, 114269) 1.00 All plumbing and plumbing fixtures shall be installed in compliance with local plumbing ordinances, shall be maintained so as to prevent any contamination, and shall be kept clean, fully operative, and in good repair. Observed the lack of a one inch air gap for the drain lines of the 3 compartment sink and ice machine. Provide a one inch air gap. 0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]


Rating on date 11-16-2020: Good (Total Points: 0.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
11-16-2020 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 were noted in this self certification. 0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]