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Licensee
Name: CHINA BUFFET License Number: SEA3911556
Rank: Seating License Expiration Date: 02/01/2015
Primary Status: Current Secondary Status: Active
Location Address: 1245 E FOWLER AVE
TAMPA, FL 33612

Inspection Information
Inspection Type Inspection Date Result High Priority Violations Intermediate Violations Basic Violations
Complaint Full 01/23/2014 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. High Priority violations are those which could contribute directly to a foodborne illness or injury and include items such as cooking, reheating, cooling and hand-washing. Intermediate violations are those which, if not addressed, could lead to risk factors that contribute to foodborne illness or injury. These violations include personnel training, documentation or record keeping and labeling. Basic violations are those which are considered best practices to implement. 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
36-32-4    Basic - Ceiling in disrepair. Hole in side kitchen, above reach in cooler on cook line **Warning**
36-45-4    Basic - Ceiling soiled with accumulated dust. Walk in cooler **Warning**
36-22-4    Basic - Floor area(s) covered with standing water. In hallway leading to unused dining room, dish area **Warning**
36-18-4    Basic - Floor tiles cracked, broken or in disrepair. Throughout kitchen, by handwash sink for cook line water is going underneath tiles **Warning**
36-17-4    Basic - Floor tiles missing. Throughout kitchen, dish area **Warning**
36-11-4    Basic - Floors not maintained smooth and durable. Throughout kitchen, grout missing, dish area **Warning**
23-22-4    Basic - Food debris/dust/soil residue on dry storage shelves. Room with chest freezer **Warning**
36-13-4    Basic - Grease accumulated under cooking equipment. **Warning**
31B-04-4    Basic - No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. In kitchen by cook line **Warning**
35A-18-4    High Priority - Gnaw marks along baseboards and furniture in furniture storage room **Warning**
01D-01-4    High Priority - Nonexempt fish offered raw or undercooked has not undergone proper parasite destruction. FISH MUST BE FULLY COOKED OR DISCARDED **Warning**
01C-02-4    Intermediate - Establishment not maintaining clam/mussel/oyster tags for 90 days. **Warning**
02A-01-4    Intermediate - Raw or undercooked oysters offered and establishment has no consumer advisory sign provided on wall, menu, placard, table tent or by any other written means. Raw animal foods must be fully cooked prior to service. **Warning**
02C-02-4    Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. **Warning**
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