Maricopa County, AZ

Humberto's Taco Shop

Permit ID: FD-03569

Permit Type: E & D

12125 NW Grand Ave El Mirage 85335

*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
Proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use
Core-2-401.11, C: Eating, Drinking, or Using Tobacco Observed half finished frozen drink stored in three door reach in freezer in back storage room of facility. Drinks nay be stored in employee break area and not intermingled with foods for sale. Drink was removed from freezer.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Proper cold holding temperatures
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-501.16(A)(2) and (B), P: Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding. For a permanent fix to this violation, check out these simple tools in our Active Managerial Control Toolbox, made especially for you. Observed cooked carne asada in walk in cooler with a preparation date of 6/28 at 47 - 50*F. As per the person in charge, the carne asada was prepared the day before and has been stored in the walk in cooler for more than four hours since cooled. Once cooled, cold hold of food must be at 41*F or lower. The carne asada found out of temperature was embargoed and destroyed. Advised the staff that foods should be verified to be 41*F with a metal stem thermometer.
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) B Grade and had 1 Priority, 0 Priority Foundation and 1 Core violations on this inspection. No County legal action will result from this inspection. Verbally discussed Notice of Inspection Rights with Lupita S. Emailed copy of inspection report to facility. Emailed copy of 72 hour notice with 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.