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Facility: Mercey Springs Elementary School
Address: 1900 S. Mercey Springs Road, Los Banos, CA

The most recent inspection of this food facility resulted in a rating of
Good (Total Points: 5.00)
0-6  Points: Good
7-13 Points: Satisfactory
14+  Points: Unsatisfactory
Rating on date 4-16-2021: Good (Total Points: 5.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
4-16-2021 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) 1.00 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) MILK BOX REFRIGERATION UNIT: The protective paint coating has peeled off causing rust/corrosion. Repair or replace.

2) 2-DOOR TALL BEVERAGE AIR REACH-IN REFRIGERATION UNIT: The protective paint coating has peeled off causing rust/corrosion. Repair or replace.
0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]
4-16-2021 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) 3.00 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.
1) BOYS RESTROOM IN THE CAFETERIA DINING AREA: All three handwashing sinks provided pre-mixed running water measured at a maximum of approximately 97 F - 119 F. The user does not have the ability to readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet. Repair to provide temperated water 100 F - 108 F or replace the faucet to provide separate hot and cold water valves so the user can readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet.

2) GIRLS RESTROOM IN THE CAFETERIA DINING AREA: All three handwashing sinks provided pre-mixed running water measured at a maximum of approximately 89 F - 94 F. The user does not have the ability to readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet. Repair to provide temperated water 100 F - 108 F or replace the faucet to provide separate hot and cold water valves so the user can readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet.

3) EMPLOYEE RESTROOM IN THE KITCHEN: Pre-mixed running water measured at a maximum of approximately 65 F. The user does not have the ability to readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet. Repair to provide temperated water 100 F - 108 F or replace the faucet to provide separate hot and cold water valves so the user can readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet.
0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]
4-16-2021 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. MOP SINK: Leaking center backflow prevention device on the faucet. Repair or replace. 0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]


Rating on date 12-17-2019: Satisfactory (Total Points: 7.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
12-17-2019 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. 3-COMPARTMENT DISHWASHING SINK: The left sink faucet was leaking towards the center of the fixture when the water was turned on. Repair. 0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]
12-17-2019 All food employees shall have adequate knowledge of and be trained in food safety as it relates to their assigned duties. The person in charge shall have adequate knowledge of, and shall educate employees of the food facility regarding major food allergens. (113947) Food facilities that prepare, handle or serve non-prepackaged potentially hazardous food, shall have an employee who has passed an approved food safety certification examination. (113947-113947.1) 3.00 The responsibilities of the staff member certified in food safety include ensuring that all employees who handle, or have responsibility for handling, unpackaged foods of any kind have sufficient knowledge to ensure the safe preparation and /or service of the food. The nature and extent of the knowledge that each employee is required to have may be tailored, as appropriate, to the employee's duties related to food safety issues. FOOD SAFETY MANAGER CERTIFICATE: The certificate for employee J.C. (20996603) expired on July 7, 2019. Provide a valid certificate. 0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]
12-17-2019 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) 3.00 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.
EMPLOYEE RESTROOM: Repair or replace the sink faucet to provide tempered water between 100-108 degrees Fahrenheit since the water temperature is not adjustable by the user. The current water temperature was approximately 97.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]