Miami County restaurant inspections

Information provided by Miami County Public Health.

Feb. 24

• La Fiesta Nueva, LLC, 836 W. Main St., Troy: Pre-Licensing Inspection.

No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

Comments: This inspection was in response to a change in ownership that is going to occur at the food service operation (FSO). Based on new ownership changing, the following items will need completed to bring the facility up to current code:

• Remove the trailers from the back of the facility as these are not approved for additional storage

• Resurface or replace any rusted storage racks throughout the facility

• Ensure the outdoor walk-in cooler unit and dry storage unit are kept locked at all times (when not in use)

• Outdoor units: repair surfaces so they are closed, tight-fitting, smooth and easily cleanable (floors, walls, ceilings)

• Behind the ice machine: clean and seal around the plumbing line with foam sealant

• On the interior walk-in cooler unit: clean, reseal the cross beams with 100% silicone caulking, and reseal floor plate

• Resurface or replace the rusted out ceiling framework throughout the kitchen areas

• Replace ceiling tile in the corner observed with duct tape

• Foam seal around PVC line in the corner of the mop basin/chemical storage area

• Repair and reseal floor-wall juncture area/cove base behind the 3-bay sink so closed and completely tight-fitting

• Dish area: deep clean and resealing areas to prevent water and debris build-ups

• The backflow preventer was last certified in 2019. Contact plumbing company to certify the building backflow

• Above the 3-compartment sink, seal with 100% silicone caulking the gap between the FRP and the countertop

• Above the bar, replace the acoustic ceiling tiles with a cleanable/wipeable surface finish (vinyl clad)

• Resurface the beam behind the clean utensil storage rack (chipping paint)

• Between the hand and prep sink, install a splash guard to protect against contamination

• Reseal the hand sink next to the prep with 100% silicone caulking

In addition to the above mentioned items needing completion, ensure the following procedures as discussed are maintained within the Food Service Operation to promote and protect public health:

• Time procedures (4-hour limit) on the salsa;

• Pest control plan;

• Grease trap cleaning schedule;

• Cleaning procedures;

• Temperature monitoring and cooling procedures

At the time of inspection, an application was given to the Person-in-Charge (PIC) to come in and pay for the new food license. Work to complete the items discussed during inspection and included in this report to come up to code.

Once the license has been paid for, a 30-day inspection will follow to check on the change in ownership items needing completed.

Discussed also if future renovations are to occur, reach out to the Health Department prior to obtain all necessary approvals.

Feb. 25

• Piqua Junior High School, 1 Tomahawk Trail, Piqua: Standard/Critical Control Point Inspection.

Corrected during inspection; critical: Working containers of poisonous or toxic materials not properly labeled. Observed an unlabeled spray bottle in the warewashing area. After informing the PIC, the spray bottle was properly labeled.

Improper use or placement of insect control devices. Observed uncovered mouse snap-traps in the dry stock area of the kitchen. PIC removed the traps at the time of inspection.

Comments: At the time of inspection, uncovered mouse snap-traps were observed in the dry-stock area. Please also have some of your employees attain the PIC training so that in the event that neither of the certified manager’s are on site, there will still be food safety certified employees in the facility during operational hours.

Overall the facility was very clean and well-maintained throughout.

Feb. 28

• CVS Pharmacy #3402, 115 N. College St., Piqua: Standard Inspection.

Corrected during inspection; critical: Did not require employee(s) to report symptoms, diagnosed illness by a health care provider, or high risk situations as specified in rule. PIC was unable to provide the facilities employee illness reporting policy. A copy of MCPH illness reporting policy was provided to PIC to keep on file.

Corrected during inspection: No written procedures for responding to vomiting or diarrheal events. Provided PIC with a copy of MCPH bodily fluid clean up procedure.

RFE does not comply with Level One Certification requirements.

Comments: At time of inspection, PIC was unable to provide a level one food safety certification. Ensure that at least one person on each shift has a level one food safety certification.

• Dollar Tree #4192, 1264 E. Ash St., Piqua: Standard Inspection.

Corrected during inspection; critical: Did not require employee(s) to report symptoms, diagnosed illness by a health care provider, or high risk situations as specified in rule. Provided person in charge with a copy of MCPH illness reporting policy. Ensure all employees are aware of the policy.

No written procedures for responding to vomiting or diarrheal events.

Handwashing sign(s) not posted. At time of inspection, “employee’s must wash hands” signs were not displayed in the male or female restrooms.

Mops dried improperly. Observed a mop sitting in the mop sink. Ensure mops are hung to properly air dry.

FSO did not have a person in charge per shift with the person in charge certification in food protection.

Comments: At time of inspection, PIC was unable to provide a level one food safety certification. Ensure that at least one person on each shift has a level one food safety certification.

• Subway #27371, 1300 E. Ash St., Piqua: Follow-Up Inspection.

No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

The following violation(s) have been corrected since the last inspection:

Cleanliness of equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils: Equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean. Observed a mold like substance on the metal plate of the ice bin above the drink station.

Backflow prevention-air gap: Insufficient air gap between the flood rim and the water supply inlet. Observed the pipe off of the prep sink touching the floor drain. The pipe have approximately a 2 inch gap from the floor drain.

Comments: Photos of the ice machine after being cleaned and sanitized were provided.

Photos of the prep sink with a sufficient air gap were provided.

Based on this, an on-site re-inspection to check these critical violations did not occur.

• Piqua Food Market, 1401 South St., Piqua: Follow-Up Inspection.

Repeat; At time of inspection, observed pop nozzles being stored in a container filled with water. Equipment shall be stored in a clean and dry location.

Repeat: At time of inspection, backflow prevention device was had not been certified since 2009. Schedule certification of backflow prevention device, and put it on a schedule to be certified annually.

Repeat: At time of inspection, there was no individual on-site with level 1 certification in food protection. Obtain level 1 certification in food protection for the facility and have certificate available for inspections.

The following violation(s) have been corrected since the last inspection:

Backflow prevention-air gap: At time of inspection, ice machine drain line was not properly air gapped. Properly air gap the drain and send pictures to inspector.

Comments: Received photos of corrected ice machine drain line being air gapped (refer to note-to-file). All critical violations corrected.