Chinese restaurant closed by Boston MA BOH for fruit flies, cross-contamination

Posted on December 23, 2015 by


The Boston MA BOH has closed the following restaurant for critical foodborne illness violations.

BOSTON MA. 02111

Description Location
*** Hot HoldingComments:
hot hold of egg rolls @ 125f , ensure proper hot hold of 140f or above
hot hold case at front counter
*** Cold Holding

1. pork sitting on counter at 70f, ensure proper cold hold of 41f or below (chef discarded unsfe foods at time of inspection) 2. white fish sitiing on counter at 50f, ensure proper cold hold of 41f or below

1-2 basement prep
* PHF’s Properly Thawed

white fish thawing in stagnant water, thaw properly under cold running water or under refrigeration

Basement prep
*** Separation, Segregation, Cross Contamination

raw foods sitting over ready to eat foods, store properly to avoid cross contamination

walk-in cooler
* Food Utensil Storage

food utensils stored in stagnant water, store clean and dry

kitchen and downstairs prep
* Food Contact Surfaces Design

bare wood on counter top, seal or paint

end of cooking line
* Non-Food Contact Surfaces Clean

1. Glass door of true upright with soils, clean to remove 2. Doors to walk-ins and walk-in freezer with heavy soils

1. Main Kitchen 2. basement storage
*** Hot and Cold Water

No hot water at hand sinks in main kitchen, supply

main kitchen on street level
** Cross Connection, Back Siphonage, Backflow

no back flow on hose in basement, supply

under 3 bay sink
*** Location, Accessible

Hand sinks throughout main cooking kitchen blocked by equipment, remove equipment to allow access to properly wash hands

Main kitchen
** Insects, Rodents, Animals

fruit flies in basement, clean to remove

* Improper Maintenance of Floors

1. Stairs to basement with heavy grease build up, clean to remove 2. pooling water on basement floor, clean to remove

1. basement stairs 2. basement
* Improper Maintenance of Walls/Ceilings

1. walls thorughout kitchen with soils, clean to remove 2. walls in basement with heavy soils, clean to remove 3. hood vents and piping with grease build up, clean to remove

1. Main Kitchen 2. basement 3. main cooking line
*** = Critical Foodborne Illness
** = Critical
* = Non Critical

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