Maricopa County, AZ

Circle K Store No 787

Permit ID: FD-02679

Permit Type: E & D

939 W Baseline 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
Adequate hand washing facilities supplied & accessible
Priority Foundation-5-203.11, Pf: Handwashing Sinks-Numbers and Capacities......Handwashing sink by dishwashing has been removed. Please replace and have functioning properly prior to re-inspection 10/23/18.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
PRIORITY VIOLATION-4-702.11, P: Cleaned and Sanitized Before Use After Cleaning.......No sanitizer available at time of inspection. Sanitizer spray bottle was filled with degreaser. Manager stated they had run out of sanitizer previous day. Manager discarded bottle with degreaser and provided sanitizer. Priority Foundation-4-601.11(A), Pf: Equipment, Food-Contact Surfaces, Nonfood-Contact Surfaces, and Utensils......Accumulation of food build-up inside soda nozzles. Manager stated they were last washed two days before and are done only weekly. Had soda nozzles washed, rinsed and sanitized. Please ensure soda nozzles and other non-TCS food contact utensils are properly washed and sanitized daily, and TCS contact surfaces (hot dog tongs) are washed and sanitized every 4 hours.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Proper date marking & disposition
Priority Foundation-3-501.17, Pf: Ready-To-Eat Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food - Date Marking.....Three packages of hot dogs opened previous day, per manager, not date marked. Manager dated hot dogs for proper discard.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Toxic substances properly identified, stored, and used
PRIORITY VIOLATION-7-201.11, P: Separation-Storage........Bottles of graffiti remover, cleanser and degreaser stored above sanitize side of 3 comp sink. Manager moved chemicals to proper storage.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display
Priority Foundation-3-306.13(B) and (C), Pf: Consumer Self-Service Operations........No tissues or tongs available for donuts in the consumer self-service display case. Manager provided tissues. Core-3-305.11, C: Food Storage-Preventing Contamination from the Premises.......Box of bananas and bag of soda syrup stored directly on floor. Manager moved items to proper storage.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Single-use & single-service articles: properly stored and used
Core-4-502.13 (B), C: Single-Service and Single-Use Articles-Use Limitations; Milk Dispensing Tubes.......Dispensing tubes for creamers extend 2" beyond dispenser. Manager cut dispensing tubes to 1" at an angle.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a D Grade and had 3 Priority, 4 Priority Foundation and 1 Core violations on this inspection. 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.