Maricopa County, AZ
*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
Certification by accredited program, compliance with Code, or correct responses
Priority Foundation-2-101.11, Pf: Assignment; Person In Charge Present... Upon arrival there was no person in charge (PIC) present, employee was unable to answer questions about the establishment, and unwilling to sign inspection rights log or participate in inspection until owner arrived. Please ensure a knowledgeable PIC is designated and present at establishment during all operating hours.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Toxic substances properly identified, stored, and used
Priority Foundation-7-202.11, Pf: Restriction-Presence and Use... Observed 4 cans of partially used "Raid" brand cockroach killer behind counter and in meat market area. PIC discarded cans, please ensure all pest control is performed by a professional and personal pest control chemicals are not stored in establishment unless for sale.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Insects, rodents, & animals not present; no unauthorized persons
Priority Foundation-6-501.111 (C), Pf: Controlling Pests; Approved Trapping Methods/Existence... Observed multiple live adult German cockroaches inside of a box behind meat market counter. PIC stated that they do not currently have a pest control service employed but will call one today. Please ensure establishment is maintained free of pests at all times. Core-6-202.15, C: Outer Openings, Protected... Front door was propped open for duration of inspection, had PIC close. Please ensure outer opening to establishment are closed and sealed to prevent entry of pests.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained, & used; test strips
Priority Foundation-4-302.14, Pf: Sanitizing Solutions, Testing Devices... Establishment uses chlorine sanitizer and has no test strips available in establishment. Please purchase and ensure sanitizer test strips are available at all times to monitor sanitizer concentration.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) D Grade and had 0 Priority, 4 Priority Foundation and 1 Core violations on this inspection. No County legal action will result from this inspection. Discussed mounting paper towels over handsink, temperature control devices, and equipment storage. Will re-inspect in 10 calendar days for cockroaches and test strips.

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.