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Licensee
Name: BABALU RESTAURANT & FULL BAR License Number: SEA6207633
Rank: Seating License Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
Primary Status: Ownership Changed Secondary Status:
Location Address: 9246 4TH ST N
ST. PETERSBURG, FL 33702

Inspection Information
Inspection Type Inspection Date Result High Priority Violations Intermediate Violations Basic Violations
Routine - Food 08/21/2018 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. 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
23-06-4    Basic - Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Wheels of equipment **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
51-11-4    Basic - Carbon dioxide/compressed gas tanks not adequately secured. **Warning**
12B-07-4    Basic - Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Discarded **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
24-08-4    Basic - Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting. Cups **Warning**
16-16-4    Basic - Equipment and utensils not rinsed between washing and sanitizing. **Warning**
14-11-4    Basic - Equipment in poor repair. Cutting board with cut marks and no longer cleanable, reach in cooler gasket cook line, walk in cooler shelving with rust that has pitted the surface, plastic containers **Warning**
36-24-5    Basic - Hole in or other damage to wall. Prep area **Warning**
29-49-5    Basic - Observed standing water in bottom of reach-in cooler. Cook line **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
35B-07-4    Basic - Openings to the outside for equipment, such as ventilation fans, not screened or otherwise protected when the equipment is not in operation. Storage closet with chest freezer **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
35B-12-4    Basic - Perimeter walls and roofs do not effectively protect establishment against environmental cross contamination or the entrance of pests. Storage closet **Warning**
36-02-5    Basic - Unsealed concrete floor in food preparation, food storage, warewashing area or bathroom. Kitchen **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
41-15-4    Basic - Wiping cloth solution stored in a location that could result in the cross contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens, single-service, or single-use articles. On prep table **Warning**
02D-01-5    Basic - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Flour **Warning**
12A-04-5    High Priority - Employee handled soiled dishes or utensils and then handled clean dishes or utensils without washing hands. Dish washer **Warning**
08B-56-4    High Priority - Food stored in ice used for drinks. Drink mixes in container in bar **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
35A-02-5    High Priority - Live, small flying insects in kitchen, food preparation area, or food storage area. 1 on cook line **Warning**
03A-02-4    High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. tuna salad 50°f, coleslaw 51°f, chicken 47°f, fish spread 45°f voluntarily discarded, butter 45°f discussed rearranging cooler **Corrective Action Taken** **Repeat Violation** **Admin Complaint**
08A-21-4    High Priority - Raw animal foods not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature in walk-in cooler. Raw chicken over raw shell eggs- moved **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
41-18-4    High Priority - Warewashing sanitizing solution exceeding the maximum concentration allowed. 200ppm+ chlorine refilled to 100ppm **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
41-27-4    High Priority - Wiping cloth sanitizer solution exceeds the maximum concentration allowed. Chlorine 200ppm+ refilled to 100ppm chlorine **Warning**
22-02-4    Intermediate - Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. Cutting board stained, soda gun in bar **Warning**
11-07-4    Intermediate - Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of foodborne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items. Provided operator with a copy of the food allergen poster (5030-038) and a copy of employee and manager health responsibilites (5030-039) and (5030-101) **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
16-35-4    Intermediate - No chlorine/quaternary ammonia chemical test kit provided when using chlorine sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. **Warning**
41-17-4    Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Degreaser- labeled **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
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