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Licensee
Name: CHINA EXPRESS License Number: NOS3912040
Rank: Non-Seating License Expiration Date: 02/01/2015
Primary Status: Current Secondary Status: Active
Location Address: 919 LITHIA PINECREST RD
BRANDON, FL 33511

Inspection Information
Inspection Type Inspection Date Result Critical Violations Non-Critical Violations
Routine - Food 04/06/2011 Met Inspection Standards
During This Visit
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Violations:
A summary of the violations found during the inspection are listed below. The department cites violations of Florida's sanitation and safety laws, which are based on the standards of U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Food Code. In general, critical violations are those that, if not corrected, are more likely to contribute directly to food contamination, illness or environmental damage. Although we use the industry-standard term "critical", varying degrees of severity and potential risk to the public require inspectors to assess each situation in determining the appropriate action. In addition, while an establishment may have multiple violations, the inspectors' training and judgment formulate the overall result of the inspection to ensure the public health and safety. While most establishments correct all violations in a timely manner (often during the inspection), the division's procedures are designed to compel compliance with all violations through follow-up visits, administration action or closure when necessary.
Violation    Observation
02-22-1    Critical - Violation: 02-22-1 Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked - eggrolls in walk-in-cooler and reach-in-cooler.
02-26-1    Critical - Violation: 02-26-1 Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Sauces on cooks line not labeled.
05-09-1    Critical - Violation: 05-09-1 No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit - freezers.
08A-26-1    Critical - Violation: 08A-26-1 Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Observed raw eggs stored over lettuce in the walk-in-cooler.
09-01-1    Critical - Violation: 09-01-1 Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. Observed plastic cup used as scoop in cooked rice.
22-18-1    Critical - Violation: 22-18-1 Observed soil residue in storage containers stored on top and next to 3-compartment sink.
23-03-1    Violation: 23-03-1 Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. Hood filters.
23-06-1    Violation: 23-06-1 Observed build-up of food debris on one compartment sink handles and knobs.
27-16-1    Critical - Violation: 27-16-1 Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink - front service.
38-07-1    Violation: 38-07-1 Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers - walk-in-cooler.
42-03-1    Violation: 42-03-1 Wet mop not hung to dry.
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