Maricopa County, AZ

Pozoleria Mexican Food

Permit ID: FD-06424

Permit Type: E & D

2801 E Van Buren St Phoenix 85008

*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 hot holding temperatures
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-501.16(A)(1), P: Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Hot Holding ---- Cooked jalapenos on the steam table measured at 89*F. The PIC stated that the jalapenos were cooked at 9:00 AM. Instructed the PIC to throw away the jalapenos after 4 hours. Discussed with PIC using a deeper pan and a lid to keep the temperature of the jalapenos at 135*F.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed, & used
PRIORITY VIOLATION-4-101.11 (A), P: Characteristics-Multiuse; Safe --- Observed a large black garbage bag containing pork rinds on a counter in the kitchen. PIC moved the pork rinds to a clean plastic bucket upon request. Please use food-grade containers to store your food.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Sewage & waste water properly disposed
PRIORITY VIOLATION-5-402.13, P: Conveying Sewage --- Observed large amount of water with chemicals and suds in the front of the store. PIC stated that they use a chemical to clean the front of the store. PIC mopped up the chemicals and water upon request. Please use only water to clean the front of the store, and dispose of cleaning chemicals only in an approved sanitary sewage system.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) D Grade and had 3 Priority, 0 Priority Foundation and 0 Core violations on this inspection. A pattern on non-compliance for Priority violation #19, 3-501.16(A)(1), and Priority violation #45, 4-101.11(A) has been noted during this inspection. An Active Managerial Control Intervention Visit was offered to the person in charge. Failure to correct repeat violations may result in legal action. No County legal action will result from this inspection. *Conducted with RS 1119.

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.