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Facility: La Michoacana Panaderia and Taqueria
Address: 9810 Stephens St., Delhi, CA

The most recent inspection of this food facility resulted in a rating of
Satisfactory (Total Points: 8.00)
0-6  Points: Good
7-13 Points: Satisfactory
14+  Points: Unsatisfactory
Rating on date 1-24-2019: Satisfactory (Total Points: 8.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
1-24-2019 Any food is misbranded if its labeling is false or misleading, if it is offered for sale under the name of another food, or if it is an imitation of another food for which a definition and standard of identity has been established by regulation. (114087, 114089, 114089.1(a, b), 114090, 114093.1, 114377) 2.00 Present all food in a way that does not mislead or misinform consumers. Food or color additives, colored overwraps, lights or other misleading artificial means shall not be used to misrepresent the true appearance, color, or quality of a food.

The label shall contain the following information:
(1) The common name of the food.
(2) A list of ingredients in descending order of predominance by weight.
(3) The weight, count, or volume.
(4) The name and place of business of the manufacturer, packer, or distributor.
Nutrition labeling may also be required, and must be included when it is available from the manufacturer.

Food facility's or manufacturer's dating information, such as date codes or "use by" statements on packaging may not be concealed or altered.
Observed labels on the prepackaged "rose angel delight" flan lack some of the required information. Provide complete labeling information as outlined in the corrective text on all prepackaged food items. 0110 RETAIL MARKET<2000 SQ FT (HM3)
1-24-2019 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) 2.00 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.
Observed the walls in the back storage area have been recovered with new particle type plywood that is currently unfinished. Seal or cover all wall and floor surfaces such that they are smooth and easily cleanable and meet a commercial grade standard.

The walls and ceilings of all rooms (except bar areas, dressing rooms, dressing areas, locker areas, offices and store rooms where food is only stored in unopened shipping containers) shall be durable, smooth, nonabsorbent, and easily cleanable. Examples of acceptable surfaces include gloss or semi-gloss enamel paint over smooth gypsum board, FRP (Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic paneling), and stainless steel. Materials such as exposed brick, concrete block, rough concrete, rough plaster, and textured gypsum board are not acceptable. Vinyl coated acoustical ceiling tile may be used. The area immediately adjacent to a bar sink or a food preparation area in bar is not exempt from these requirements.
0101 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 0-49 SEATS (HM4)
1-24-2019 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 dirt, grime, and / or food particle buildup on the inside of the flip top freezer, on the outside of the convection oven, on the outside of the Hobart units, on the outside of some five gallon food product containers, on the dough cutting Dutchess machine, and other various surfaces around the kitchen. Improve cleaning frequency and methods to ensure all equipment is kept in an appropriate state of cleanliness; ensure all equipment surfaces are smooth and easily cleanable, and all potential food contact surfaces are sanitized on a regular basis. 0101 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 0-49 SEATS (HM4)
1-24-2019 All food waste and rubbish shall be kept in leak proof and rodent proof containers. Containers shall be covered at all times. All waste must be removed and disposed of as frequently as necessary to prevent a nuisance. The exterior premises of each food facility shall be kept clean and free of litter and rubbish. (114244, 114245, 114245.1, 114245.2, 114245.3, 114245.4, 114245.5, 114245.6, 114245.7) 2.00 Maintain storage areas, enclosures, and receptacles for refuse, recyclables, and returnables in good repair. Store receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables, and returnables so as to not create a public health hazard or nuisance or interfere with the cleaning of adjacent space. Trash containers inside a food facility need not be covered during periods of operation unless leaving them uncovered creates a public health hazard or nuisance or interferes with the cleaning of adjacent space. Remove refuse, recyclables, and returnables from the premises at a frequency that will minimize the development of objectionable odors and other conditions that attract or harbor insects and rodents. Observed lack of a trash can readily available near the kitchen handwashing sink. Provide a trash can for paper towel disposal that does not require opening a door to throw the paper towels away, in order to avoid potential hand cross contamination. 0101 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 0-49 SEATS (HM4)


Rating on date 11-28-2017: Satisfactory (Total Points: 10.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
11-28-2017 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) 2.00 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.
Observed improvement in the smoothness of the concrete flooring in the walk in cooler and in the storage area immediately adjacent to the walk in cooler. Continue to work on improving the smoothness and sealed state of the floor so as to provide flooring that is smooth, easily cleanable, and meets a commercial grade standard. 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, easily cleanable, nonabsorbent, meet a commercial grade standard, be coved at the juncture of the floor and wall with a 3/8 inch minimum radius and shall extend up the wall at least 4 inches. Highly recommended to have any flooring material or sealing products approved by MCDEH PRIOR to installation. 0101 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 0-49 SEATS (HM4)
11-28-2017 All food shall be separated and protected from contamination. (113984, 113986, 113988, 113990, 114060, 114067, 114069, 114077, 114079, 114089.1 (c), 114143 (c)) 4.00 Destroy all contaminated food. All food shall be prepared, stored, displayed, dispensed, placed, transported, sold, and served as to be protected from dirt, vermin, unnecessary handling, droplet contamination, overhead leakage, or other contamination.
If unpackaged food is displayed and sold in bulk in other than self-service containers, then it shall be served by an employee of the food establishment directly to a consumer and shall be displayed in clean, sanitary, and covered or otherwise protected containers.
For bulk customer self-service food items, such as salad bars, buffet type foods, and other ready-to-eat food, install sneeze guards that intercept a direct line between the customer's mouth and the food being offered, dispense from approved mechanical dispensers, or employ other effective means to protect ready-to-eat food from contamination.
Protect all cartons, boxes, or other materials used in the packaging of any food from dirt, vermin, and other forms of contamination or adulteration.
REPEAT: Observed two large dented cans of La Michoacana food products on the shelf in the storage area near the walk in cooler. Remove. Store food only in undamaged containers, in a manner so as to protect it from the possibility of adulteration or contamination. Cans to be removed and discarded, or stored in a marked area to be sent back as vendor returns. 0145 COMMISSARY / OPEN FOOD PREP ALLOWED
11-28-2017 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) 4.00 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.
REPEAT: Observed the wire rack type shelf in the small cooler where dough is stored / proofed is still rusted and no longer constitutes a smooth and easily cleanable surface. Replace or remove. 0110 RETAIL MARKET<2000 SQ FT (HM3)


Rating on date 10-16-2017: Unsatisfactory - reinspection required (Total Points: 18.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
10-16-2017 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) 4.00 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.
SECOND REPEAT VIOLATION: Observed front edges of 'pan dulce' display unit shelves that had previously been repaired with teal colored duct tape have had the duct tape removed. Exposed surfaces are now gummed up with tape residue. Ends of boards and worn areas along edges are not sealed and do not constitute a smooth and easily cleanable commercial grade surface. Properly replace.

REPEAT VIOLATION: Observed door seals in slide front drink cooler that had previously been repaired with grey duct tape type product; duct tape has been removed. Seal underneath still has sticky residue, and obvious gaps / imperfectly sealing areas are now visible. Properly repair.

Observed the seal on the lid of the chest type freezer is separating from the lid and no longer forming a good seal. Properly repair or replace.

Observed the wire rack type shelf in the small cooler where dough is stored / proofed is rusted and no longer constitutes a smooth and easily cleanable surface. Replace or remove.
0110 RETAIL MARKET<2000 SQ FT (HM3)
10-16-2017 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 green salsa in the salsa bar was initially measured at 48ºF. Observed cooked rice in the Raetone unit was initially measured at 46ºF. Units adjusted down, rechecked after ~15 minutes shows temps at 41ºF. Monitor all cold PHF items to ensure they are consistently held at or below 41ºF. Corrected during inspection. 0101 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 0-49 SEATS (HM4)
10-16-2017 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) 2.00 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.
Observed rough concrete flooring in the walk in cooler and in the storage area immediately adjacent to the walk in cooler. Repair or replace so as to provide flooring that is smooth and easily cleanable. 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, easily cleanable, nonabsorbent, meet a commercial grade standard, be coved at the juncture of the floor and wall with a 3/8 inch minimum radius and shall extend up the wall at least 4 inches. Have flooring material approved PRIOR to installation.

Observed holes in the drywall in the kitchen area behind the front entry door and in the wall behind the pan dulce "cortadora". Observed hole in the back of the front entry door into the kitchen. Repair. The walls and ceilings of all rooms (except bar areas, dressing rooms, dressing areas, locker areas, offices and store rooms where food is only stored in unopened shipping containers) shall be durable, smooth, nonabsorbent, and easily cleanable. Examples of acceptable surfaces include gloss or semi-gloss enamel paint over smooth gypsum board, FRP (Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic paneling), and stainless steel. Materials such as exposed brick, concrete block, rough concrete, rough plaster, and textured gypsum board are not acceptable. Vinyl coated acoustical ceiling tile may be used. The area immediately adjacent to a bar sink or a food preparation area in bar is not exempt from these requirements.
0101 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 0-49 SEATS (HM4)
10-16-2017 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 edges of the large rolling bin used to store / move large bags of flour / baking ingredients is significantly damaged around the edges, surfaces no longer constitute a smooth and easily cleanable surface. Also observed a buildup of flour and other debris in the bottom of the bin around the bags, full sheet pan being used as a lid, does not seal, bags not closed inside bin.

Observed the flip top cooler used for taco toppings on the weekend is currently no in use but does have food residue buildup. Improve cleaning frequency to avoid visible buildup and to avoid potential vermin attraction.

Cease these practices. Replace or remove the broken unit. Regularly remove all food debris from equipment to prevent potential vermin attraction and also appropriately protect all equipment and ingredients from potential contamination.
0101 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 0-49 SEATS (HM4)
10-16-2017 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 a significant buildup of food debris in the crevices and on the exterior of the "cortadora" used in making pan dulce. This unit does not appear to meet a "smooth and easily cleanable" commercial grade standard. Clean this unit frequently enough so as to prevent the buildup of visible residue. Ensure the exterior of this unit is maintained in an appropriate condition that does not present a contamination hazard, such as flaking paint. If this unit is not kept in an appropriately smooth and clean state, it must be removed from the kitchen to avoid potential contamination. 0101 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 0-49 SEATS (HM4)
10-16-2017 All clean and soiled linens shall be properly stored; non-food items shall be stored and displayed separate from food and food-contact surfaces. (114185 - 114185.4) Utensils and equipment shall be handled and stored so as to be protected from contamination. (114067, 114074 - 114075, 114081, 114083, 114119, 114121, 114161, 114178, 114179, 114185, 114185.2, 114185.5) 2.00 Storage space for food, utensils, single-use articles, clean linens, and food-related equipment shall not be located in locker rooms, refuse rooms, mechanical rooms, under open stairwells, under lines on which water has condensed, under leaking water lines, under sewer lines that are not shielded to intercept potential drips, or under other sources of contamination.

During pauses in food preparation or dispensing, food preparation and dispensing utensils shall be stored in one of the following ways:
(1) in a potentially hazardous food with their handles above the top of the food and the container.
(2) if not a potentially hazardous food, with their handles above the top of the food within containers that can be closed.
(3) on a clean portion of the food preparation table or equipment if cleaned and sanitized at the required frequency.
(4) in running water of sufficient velocity to flush particulates to the drain.
(5) in a clean, protected location if the utensils, such as ice scoops, are used only with a food that is not potentially hazardous.
(6) in a container of water if the water is maintained at a temperature of at least 135°F and the container is cleaned at least every 24 hours or at a frequency necessary to preclude the accumulation of soil residues.

Observed bowl being stored in a box of chicharones that is also being used as a scoop. Cease this practice. Do not allow utensil handles to come in contact with food items. Store scoops either outside of the food being scooped, or in such a way that the portion that is used as a handle cannot come in contact with ready to eat food items. 0101 FOOD ESTAB. W/FOOD PREP 0-49 SEATS (HM4)
10-16-2017 All food shall be separated and protected from contamination. (113984, 113986, 113988, 113990, 114060, 114067, 114069, 114077, 114079, 114089.1 (c), 114143 (c)) 2.00 Destroy all contaminated food. All food shall be prepared, stored, displayed, dispensed, placed, transported, sold, and served as to be protected from dirt, vermin, unnecessary handling, droplet contamination, overhead leakage, or other contamination.
If unpackaged food is displayed and sold in bulk in other than self-service containers, then it shall be served by an employee of the food establishment directly to a consumer and shall be displayed in clean, sanitary, and covered or otherwise protected containers.
For bulk customer self-service food items, such as salad bars, buffet type foods, and other ready-to-eat food, install sneeze guards that intercept a direct line between the customer's mouth and the food being offered, dispense from approved mechanical dispensers, or employ other effective means to protect ready-to-eat food from contamination.
Protect all cartons, boxes, or other materials used in the packaging of any food from dirt, vermin, and other forms of contamination or adulteration.
Observed dented cans of multiple food products on the shelves in the storage area near the walk in cooler. Remove. Store food only in undamaged containers, in a manner so as to protect it from the possibility of adulteration or contamination. Cans to be removed and discarded, or stored in a marked area to be sent back as vendor returns. 0145 COMMISSARY / OPEN FOOD PREP ALLOWED
10-16-2017 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 soap in a functioning dispenser at the handwashing sink in the back kitchen area. Keep an approved soap dispenser filled and functional at all times for handwashing purposes. 0145 COMMISSARY / OPEN FOOD PREP ALLOWED