Inspection Report

Business Name
Harlows Cafe
Business Address
1021 W University Dr Tempe AZ 85281
Permit Number
Permit Type
Food Establishment - Eating & Drinking
Inspection Purpose
Food Routine Inspection
Inspection Date
Priority Violation
Inspection Status


Violation #: 45

Corrected Onsite: No

Correction Completion Date

Description: Single-Use/Single-Service Articles; Properly Stored, Used


Core-4-502.13 (A), C: Single-Service and Single-Use Articles-Use Limitations; Re-Use--Observed several single use plastic containers with food inside of them or spices; the food was in direct contact with the plastic food container. Per PIC, all items are washed, rinsed, and sanitized before reuse. Discussed with PIC that single service and single-use articles may not be reused. PIC was advised to obtain food grade safe re-usable containers or use food grade safe liners.

Correct By: Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection


This establishment received a(n) A Grade and had 0 Priority, 0 Priority Foundation and 1 Core violations on this inspection.
Olga D. verbally acknowledged the inspection rights.
No County legal action will result from this inspection.
The inspection report was emailed and verified received at time of inspection.


Priority Violation
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
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. For example, 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
Minor violation that relates to general maintenance and sanitation (e.g. No sign reminding employees to wash hands).
Cutting Edge Program
All county food-related establishments can partner with Maricopa County to implement a proactive approach to reducing foodborne illness risk factors by implementing food safety systems that include policies, training, and verification processes.
Grading System The matrix below has been used to grade food inspections under the voluntary grading system starting on October 14, 2011.
Priority Foundation Violations
Number of
0 1 2 3 4+
0 A B B C D
1 B B B C D
2 C C C C D
3 D D D D D
Any legal action for a pattern of non-compliance or permit suspension results in a D