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Licensee
Name: CHINA PALACE License Number: SEA3915464
Rank: Seating License Expiration Date: 02/01/2012
Primary Status: Ownership Changed Secondary Status:
Location Address: 1807 SR 60 E
VALRICO, FL 33594

Inspection Information
Inspection Type Inspection Date Result Critical Violations Non-Critical Violations
Routine - Food 03/28/2012 Follow-up Inspection Required
Violations require further review, but are not an immediate threat to the public.
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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
38    Lighting provided as required. Fixtures shielded
38    50 FOOT-CANDLES OF LIGHT NOT PROVIDED IN KITCHEN.
08A    Critical - CHIPS ON BUFFET LINE NOT STORED UNDER SNEEZE GUARD.
51    CO2 TANK NOT SECURED.
03A    Critical - COLD FOOD NOT MAINTAINED AT 41 DEGREES F OR BELOW. OBSERVED MELONS 46 DEGREES F AND CREAM PUFFS 62 DEGREES F.
08A    Critical - COOKED FOOD NOT COVERED IN THE WALK IN COOLER.
14    CUT PLASTIC BOTTLE USED AT SCOOP FOR COOKED RICE.
02    Critical - DISPLAYED FOOD AT BUFFET NOT LABELED.
15    HOOD FILTERS NOT TIGHT FITTING. FOR REPORTING PURPOSES ONLY.
03B    Critical - HOT FOOD NOT MAINTAINING TEMPERATURE AT OR ABOVE 135 DEGREES F ON BUFFET LINE. OBSERVED SPRING ROLLS 126 DEGREES F, COOKED SHRIMP 108 DEGREES F, CHICKEN 97 DEGREES F, STUFFED MUSHROOM 129 DEGREES F, AND POTATOES 129 DEGREES F.
10    ICE CREAM SCOOP STORED IN STANDING WATER.
30    Critical - NO BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE INSTALLED AT 3 COMPARTMENT SINK-HOSE ATTACHED.
02    Critical - NO DATE MARKED ON COOKED FOOD IN THE WALK-IN COOLER.
32    Critical - NO SOAP AVAILABLE AT HANDWASH SINK - KITCHEN.
14    OBSERVED "TO GO" BAGS USED TO STORE CHICKEN AND OTHER FOOD ITEMS IN THE FREEZER.
35B    Critical - OBSERVED BACK EXIT DOOR LEFT OPEN.
36    OBSERVED BROKEN/MISSING FLOOR TILES IN FRONT OF DISHMACHINE.
37    OBSERVED BUILD UP OF DUST AND COBWEBS ON WALLS IN DRY FOOD STORAGE AREA.
23    OBSERVED BUILD-UP OF FOOD DEBRIS ON THE EXTERIOR OF FIVE GALLON SAUCE CONTAINERS.
23    OBSERVED BUILDUP OF FOOD DEBRIS ON WALK-IN COOLER SHELVES.
08A    Critical - OBSERVED CHICKEN AND SAUCES STORED ON THE FLOOR IN THE WALK-IN COOLER AND KITCHEN.
42    OBSERVED DEBRIS AND UNUSED ITEMS STORED AROUND DUMPSTER.
53B    Critical - OBSERVED EMPLOYEE TRAINING EXPIRED.
36    OBSERVED FOOD DEBRIS BUILD-UP IN THE WALK-IN COOLER AND FREEZER.
41A    Critical - OBSERVED MEDICATIONS STORED ABOVE DRY FOOD.
31    Critical - OBSERVED METAL SCRUB BRUSH STORED IN HANDWASH SINK.
23    OBSERVED MOLD LIKE SUBSTANCE BUILD-UP ON MAKE TABLE REFRIGERATOR GASKETS. OBSERVED FOOD DEBRIS BUILD-UP ON SHELF AND UNDER PREPARATION TABLE.
22    Critical - OBSERVED MOLD LIKE SUBSTANCE IN THE INTERIOR OF ICE MAKER.
14    OBSERVED NO SERVICE RECORDS AVAILABLE FOR WATER FILTERS FOR ICE MAKER.
12B    Critical - OBSERVED OPEN DRINK CUP ON PREP TABLE.
50    Critical - OBSERVED POSTED LICENSE EXPIRED. 2/1/12
08A    Critical - OBSERVED RAW CHICKEN STORED ABOVE SHRIMP IN THE WALK-IN COOLER.
29    OBSERVED WATER LEAKING FROM UNDER 3 COMPARTMENT SINK.
24    OBSERVED WET NESTING ON CLEAN CONTAINERS.
08A    Critical - RAW CHICKEN STORED ABOVE COOKED SHRIMP IN THE WALK IN COOLER.
10    RICE SCOOPS STORED IN 75 DEGREE F WATER.
02    Critical - SAUCES AND SPICES IN PLASTIC CONTAINERS NOT LABELED.
52    Critical - SCALLOPS AND CRAB RANGOONS ADVERTISED ON MENUS AND ON BUFFET LINE BUT OBSERVED USING IMITATION CRAB AND SCALLOPS.
29    URINAL IN MENS RESTROOM NOT IN GOOD WORKING CONDITION.
21    WET WIPING CLOTHS NOT STORED IN SANITIZING SOLUTION BETWEEN USES.
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