LoCo Fish Co #3
550 S G ST, Arcata
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08. Proper hot and cold holding temperatures.
Conditions Observed: Measured dredge/batter on ice bath to be 52 F. Per PIC, dredge is beer and a panko mix (no egg). Revise cold-holding method to keep dredge at 41 F or below.
“Except during preparation, cooking, cooling, transportation to or from a retail food facility for a period of less than thirty minutes, when time is used as the public health control, or as otherwise specified, potentially hazardous foods shall be maintained at or below 41F or at or above 135F. The following foods may be held at or below 45F: raw shell eggs, unshucked live molluscan shellfish, pasteurized milk and pasteurized milk products in original sealed containers, potentially hazardous foods held during transportation. Potentially hazardous foods held for dispensing in serving lines and salad bars may be held at 45F, not to exceed 12 hours in a 24 hour period, if unused portions are discarded. Food preparation shall not exceed two cumulative hours without a return to the required holding temperatures. (113996, 113998, 114037, 114343(a))”
24. No rodents, insects, birds, or animals.
Conditions Observed: Observed 3 to 4 flies in the facility. Observed fly land on interior side of dredge container. Increase pest control to remove flies from the facility; cover foods during breaks in service. PIC closed screen door on truck. COS. The screen door shall be kept closed at all times.
“A food facility shall be kept free of vermin. Live animals are prohibited from food facilities except as specified in 114259.5. Food facility employees shall not care for or handle animals that may be present in the food facility. Food facility employees are required to wash their hands after handling or caring for fish in an aquarium and/or shellfish, or crustacea, in display tanks and as specified in 114259.4. (114259.1, 114259.4, 114259.5)”
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CP - New Facility Inspection
22. Hot and Cold Water Available
Conditions Observed: Measured hot water at the 3-part sink to be 111.4 F; observed water temperature to be flashy. FSM attempted to trouble-shoot. See notes below. Adjust/service/repair to deliver hot water at 120 F or greater.
“An adequate, protected, pressurized, approved potable supply of hot and cold water shall be provided at all times. Hot water shall be supplied at a minimum temperature of 120F when measured from the faucet. The temperature of water provided to handwashing facilities shall be at least 100F. Handwashing facilities equipped with non-adjustable faucets shall have their temperature set between 100F and 108F. Hot water shall be provided at the food preparation sink and janitorial sink. (113953(c), 114099.2(b), 114163(a)(3), 114189, 114192, 114192.1, 114195)”