Maricopa County, AZ

Frys Food Store No 124

Permit ID: FD-01541

Permit Type: E & D

3255 S Rural Rd Tempe 85282

*PRIORITY VIOLATION is a major violation that directly contributes to increasing the risk of foodborne illness or injury.
NA means not available. See detailed inspection reports for additional information.
Priority Violation *
Cutting Edge Participant

Violation Description

Violation Comments

Correct By
Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed, & used
Core-4-501.11, C: Good Repair and Proper Adjustment-Equipment-----Observed the walk in freezer door gasket in disrepair or missing in places. Also observed the door unable to fully lock in place. All equipment must be maintained in good repair. Discussed that the missing gasket may be the cause of the ice buildup inside the unit and around the door. Must repair/replace prior to next routine inspection.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Physical facilities installed, maintained, & clean
Core-6-201.11, C: Floors, Walls and Ceilings-Cleanability ------- Observed exposed drywall at the entrance into the back kitchen. Also observed rough flooring at the walk in freezer entrance and interior exposed aggregate rock showing in multiple areas. Repair/replace areas prior to the next routine inspection and maintain all surfaces smooth and easily cleanable.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) A Grade and had 0 Priority, 0 Priority Foundation and 2 Core violations on this inspection. Of note: - Discussed adding a hot water recirculator/repairing exiting recirculator to ensure hot water is available to all sinks within 45 seconds to support proper handwashing. Currently the average time for hot water is approximately 2-3 minutes. - Discussed adding a splash guard to the hand sink near the slicers to prevent contamination of the prep table where food is prepared. - Establishment is using an outdated guideline for cheese date marking. Reviewed date mark exempt cheeses and cheeses requiring a 7 day date mark. All cheeses observed held within the 7 day mark requirement but multiple cheeses are labeled with the incorrect discard date. Notice of Inspections Rights were verbally reviewed with manager, Froilan R. A copy of the report was emailed to the manager. No County legal action will result from this inspection.

Priority violation is a major violation that directly contributes to increasing the risk of foodborne illness or injury.
e.g. - Food employees do not properly wash hands when required
Priority foundation violation is a minor violation that does not directly contribute to an increased risk of foodborne illness but failure to correct this violation may lead to the occurrence of a priority violation.
e.g.- Hand washing soap and paper towels not available at hand wash sink (may lead directly to food employees not properly washing hands when required)
Core violation is a minor violation that relates to general maintenance and sanitation.
e.g. -No sign reminding employees to wash hands
Verification Visits are inspections of establishments enrolled in the MCESD Cutting Edge Program, which requires an enhanced food safety program and ongoing demonstration of active managerial control. Verification Visit inspections found in compliance with Cutting Edge program requirements receive an “A” grade.
The matrix below has been used to grade food inspections under the voluntary grading system starting on October 14, 2011.