Boston MA BOH closes sushi restaurant for critical violations

Posted on August 1, 2016 by

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The following restaurant was closed by the Boston MA board of health for critical foodborne illness violations.

WABORA
254 NEWBURY ST
BOSTON MA. 02116
Inspection Date: 7/29/2016

Description Location
*** Cold Holding

Comments:
Salmon 45 Tuna 47

* Food Protection

Comments:
Update fish provider company –

*** Adequate Handwashing/Where/When/How

Comments:
Food handler not washing hands prior to putting on gloves

Sushi bar
*** Prevention of Contamination from Hands

Comments:
Food handler at Sushi bar handling vegetable with bare hands – There shall be no bare hand contact with ready to eat foods – provide a barrier between hands and ready to eat foods.

* Food Contact Surfaces Design

Comments:
Food handlers not wearing hair restraints – All food handler must wear hair restraints per code

* Non-Food Contact Surfaces

Comments:
No splash guard between hand sink and food/water storage

Wait station
* Wash, Rinse Water Clean, Proper Temperature.

Comments:
Gauges not working on low temps dish machine

Ware-washing area
*** Food Contact Surfaces Clean

Comments:
Low temp dish machine Chlorine O PPM All sanitization must be performed in 3 bay Sink

Ware-washing area
* Wiping Cloths, Clean, Sanitize

Comments:
Using sponges – Provide proper wiping cloths wiping cloths stored on Counter tops and not stored in a sanitizing solution

* Hand Cleaner, Drying, Tissue, Signage

Comments:
Paper towels not stored in a dispenser

Sushi bar and Wait station
** Insects, Rodents, Animals

Comments:
Evidence of fresh rodent dropping on floor under and behind equipment throughout Provide full extermination and IPM report prior to reinspection by licensed exterminator

Kitchen/prep area/ware washing/sushi bar and wait station
* Improper Maintenance of Floors

Comments:
Built up soils on floor under & behind all equipment.

Kitchen/prep area/ware washing
* Improper Maintenance of Walls/Ceilings

Comments:
Stood sticker expired March 2016

Kitchen/prep area
* Improper Maintenance of Walls/Ceilings

Comments:
Built up grease and soils on walls and attachments throughout

Kitchen/prep area
* Improper Maintenance of Walls/Ceilings

Comments:
Ceiling tiles not smooth durable & easily cleanable Ceiling ties cracked & broken

Kitchen/prep area
* Fixture’s not properly shielded

Comments:
Cracked light shield

Kitchen/prep area
*** Separation/Sanitizer Criteria

Comments:
Wiping cloth buckets 200 + PPM Britain Stored above food items on prep table

*** PIC Performing Duties

Comments:
No proof of annual review of sushi HACCP Last lab report for sushi rice dated June10, 2015 – Sushi rice must be submitted annually to a lab for testing No proof that food handlers handline sushi rice have been trained by the Certified Food Protection manager in the Sushi HACCP Multiple risk factors/critical and non critical violations noted on inspection report in regards to hand washing, bare hand contact with ready to eat foods, sanitization, training of employees in food safety and sanitation as required. Owner/operator cannot explain proper ware washing procedures

*** Non-Compliance w/Employee Health Policy

Comments:
Owner/PIC does not have knowledge of reportable symptoms to the PIC Owner/operator does not have knowledge of excluding/restricting and notification employees who are diagnosed with reportable illnesses.

*** = Critical Foodborne Illness
** = Critical
* = Non Critical
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