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Facility: Circle K Site #2706068
Address: 410 N. Mercy Springs Road, Los Banos, CA

The most recent inspection of this food facility resulted in a rating of
Satisfactory (Total Points: 13.00)
0-6  Points: Good
7-13 Points: Satisfactory
14+  Points: Unsatisfactory
Rating on date 11-04-2019: Satisfactory (Total Points: 13.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
11-04-2019 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) TRASH CABINETS LOCATED UNDERNEATH THE COFFEE/CAPPUCCINO MACHINES: Heavy food debris accumulation. Clean.

2) CABINETS LOCATED UNDERNEATH THE SODA AND FROSTER MACHINES: Sticky residue accumulation. Clean.

3) BEER WALK-IN REFRIGERATOR: Mold accumulation on the "glides"/plastic beverage holders and on the black racks. Clean.

4) BEER WALK-IN REFRIGERATOR: Sticky residue accumulation on the floor underneath the shelves. Clean.

5) MILK WALK-IN REFRIGERATOR: Sticky residue/debris accumulation on the floor near the glass doors. Clean.

6) TALL REFRIGERATOR NEAR THE OFFICE: Rusty shelves/racks. Repair or replace.
0111 RETAIL MARKET 2001-6000 SQFT
11-04-2019 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. 1) SYRUP BIB/RACK ROOM: Mold accumulation inside the floor sink/drain. Clean.

2) SYRUP BIB/RACK ROOM: Plastic, white drain tube going directly into the floor sink/drain. Tube was located below the rim of the floor sink. Repair/raise to achieve minimum 1 inch air gap.

3) COFFEE/CAPPUCCINO AREA: Mold accumulation inside the floor sink/drain. Clean.

4) COFFEE/CAPPUCCINO AREA: Raise/repair the white drain pipe to achieve the minimum 1 inch air gap.

5) SODA MACHINE AREA: Mold accumulation inside the floor sink/drain. Clean.

6) MOP SINK: Repair/replace the leaking center vacuum breaker on the faucet.
0111 RETAIL MARKET 2001-6000 SQFT
11-04-2019 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) 1.00 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.
1) WOMEN'S RESTROOM: White sealant used to fill in the grout cracks between the floor/wall and wall/wall tiles had a very rough/bumpy finish. Remove the seal and provide a proper smooth grout finish.

2) SODA BIB/RACK ROOM: Dark residue on the ceiling tiles directly above the syrup boxes. Clean.

3) SODA BIB/RACK ROOM: Dark sticky residue and plastic cap accumulation on the floor underneath the syrup boxes. Clean.
0111 RETAIL MARKET 2001-6000 SQFT
11-04-2019 Potentially hazardous foods shall be held at or below 41°/ 45°F or at or above 135°F. (113996, 113998, 114037, 114343(a)) 7.00 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. LUNCHABLES REACH-IN/GRAB AND GO REFRIGERATOR: Food temperatures were reading 44 F - 60 F and the thermometer on the unit was reading from 28 F - 42 F. Employee agreed to voluntarily remove all out of temperature food from this unit until it is repaired to function properly. A repair man was on site during the inspection. Keep all cold potentially hazardous food (phf) at or below 41 F at all times. 0111 RETAIL MARKET 2001-6000 SQFT
11-04-2019 Each food facility shall be kept free of live animals and vermin: rodents (rats, mice), cockroaches, flies.( 114259.1, 114259.4, 114259.5) 3.00 Live animals are not allowed in a food facility, except as specified in section 114259.5.

A food facility shall immediately cease operation when there is a vermin infestation that has resulted in the contamination of food contact surfaces, food packaging, utensils, food equipment, or adulteration of food(s). The food facility shall remain closed until:
(a) there is no longer evidence of a vermin infestation.
(b) all contaminated surfaces have been cleaned and sanitized.
(c) contributing factors such as cleaning, repairs, and the elimination of harborages have been resolved.

All contributing factors must be resolved as quickly as possible. If there is a vermin infestation that warrants a major violation, then the permit to operate may be suspended. Professional pest control may also be required as frequently as needed to prevent the infestation from recurring.
FLIES IN THE FACILITY: Live flies in the women's restroom and in the sales floor areas. Front entrance air curtain was on. One of the front doors would not fully shut and had a small gap every time it was used by customers. Employee stated repair part has been ordered to fix the door to fully shut. 0111 RETAIL MARKET 2001-6000 SQFT