Arcata Elementary School

2400 Baldwin St, Arcata

Routine Inspection
12. Proper reheating procedures for hot holding.

Conditions Observed: Measured beans hot holding in the warmer to be 127 F in the center and 141 F on the edge. Discussed how some foods have warm/cool pockets. FSM returned beans to the stove for 5 minutes and throughly stirred before measuring. Observed FSM measured beans to be 152 F in the center and 171 F on the edge. COS. Consider revising cooking time for beans.

ROACHY SAYS:

“Potentinally hazardous food that is cooked, cooled, and reheated for hot holding shall be heated to a temperature of 165F for 15 seconds. Cooked and refrigerated food that is prepared for immediate service in response to an individual consumer order may be served at any temperature. Reheating for hot holding shall be done rapidly, and the time between 41F and 165F shall not exceed two hours. Potentinally hazardous food reheated in a microwave oven for hot holding shall be rotated or stirred midway during cooking, covered to retain surface moisture, be reheated to 165F in all parts of the food, and stand covered for at least two minutes after reheating. Ready-to-eat food taken from a commercailly processed hermetically sealed container or from an intact package from a food processing plant shall be heated to a temperature of 135F for hot holding. (114014, 114016)”

Routine Inspection

ROACHY SAYS:

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Routine Inspection

ROACHY SAYS:

“Huzzah! This establishment has successfully impressed the government! Kudos, Arcata Elementary School!!”

Routine Inspection

ROACHY SAYS:

“Zero violations! Now that's how you keep 'em coming back for more! I'll be sending all my human friends to Arcata Elementary School! Yum yum!!”

Routine Inspection
15. Food contact surfaces: clean and sanitized.

Conditions Observed: Observed food debris on serving scoop - scoop sent to warewash. COS. Observed debris on triangular prong on table mounted can opener. Can opener was run through dishwasher. COS. All utensils to be clean to the sight and clean to the touch.

ROACHY SAYS:

“Food-contact surfaces and utensils shall be clean to sight and touch. Food-contact surfaces and multiservice utensils shall be effectively washed, rinsed, and sanitized to remove or completely loosen soils by use of manual or mechanical methods. Precleaning may be required. Manual sanitization shall be accomplished during the final rinse by contact with solution containing 100 ppm available chlorine, 200 ppm quaternary ammonium, or another approved sanitizer. Mechanical sanitization shall be accomplished in the final rinse by achieving a utensil surface temperature of 160F or by contact with solution containing 50 ppm available chlorine, 200 ppm quaternary ammonium, or another approved sanitizer. After cleaning and sanitizing, equipment and utensils shall be air dried. Mechancial warewash machines must be approved and installed and operated according to manufacturer's specifications. Food contact surfaces, utensils, and equipment shall be cleaned and sanitized at the following times: before each use with different type of raw food of animal origin, when changing from raw food to ready to eat food, between uses with raw produce and potentially hazardous food, before using a thermometer, and any time during the operation when contamination may have occurred. Warewash sinks used to wash wiping cloths, wash produce, or thaw food must be cleaned and sanitized before and after these uses. Equipment, food contact surfaces, and utensils must be cleaned and sanitized throughout the day at least every four hours or as needed to prevent contamination. (114097, 114099.1, 114099.2, 114099.4, 114099.6, 114099.7, 114101, 114105, 114109, 114111, 114113, 114115(a,c), 114117, 114125(b), 114141)”

Routine Inspection

ROACHY SAYS:

“Zero violations! Now that's how you keep 'em coming back for more! I'll be sending all my human friends to Arcata Elementary School! Yum yum!!”

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