Maricopa County, AZ

Food City No 89

Permit ID: FD-84856

Permit Type: Meat Market

12321 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
Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
PRIORITY VIOLATION-4-702.11, P: Cleaned and Sanitized Before Use After Cleaning. For a permanent fix to this violation, check out these simple tools in our Active Managerial Control Toolbox, made especially for you. Observed staff rinse knife for cutting blocks of cheese in hand sink behind counter. Utensils are to washed, rinsed and sanitized between uses. Employee was instructed to not wash utensils in hand sink and to wash, rinse and sanitize knife at three compartment sink. Advised manager that knife may be stored in the refrigerated display case between uses or on a routinely cleaned surface. Knife is to be maintained like the meat slicers, cleaned and sanitized at minimum every 4 hours.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) B Grade and had 1 Priority, 0 Priority Foundation and 0 Core violations on this inspection. After discussion with the person in charge, it has been determined that the root cause of the violation was training staff (a verification breakdown), which resulted in the violation. No County legal action will result from this inspection. Verbally discussed Notice of Inspection Rights with Chris Welz. 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.