South Florida Einstein Bagels ordered closure after complaint
PLANTATION, Florida – A state inspector was at the Einstein Bros. store on Monday. Bagels on Nob Hill Road and ordered the place to be closed.
The unannounced inspection was based on a complaint.
According to state records, more than 200 flies were landing on objects and flying around the restaurant.
A mold-like substance was also in contact with the ice and a âstop saleâ was ordered on off-temperature food.
The Einstein Bagels were allowed to reopen on Tuesday following an orderly cleaning and re-inspection.
*** EINSTEIN BROS. BAGELS
989 NOB HILL ROUTE
CLOSED ORDER 17/5/21
11 VIOLATIONS FOUND
Small flying insects live in the kitchen, food preparation area, food storage area and / or bar. -Observed about 15 flies flying around the self-serve beverage station. Observation of one of the flies landing on a towel dispenser and another landing on a soda maker. – Observed approximately 100 live flies flying around the front counter area. Flies observed landing on menu boards, the wall behind menu boards, license plates, caramel sauce container, single-serve items, and container where condiment packets are stored in the area. front service where bagels are stored and the sandwich making station – where preparation is in progress. -Observed about 15 live flies flying under the register, landing on a cup with ACV to trap the flies. – Observed 1 live fly landing on a cardboard box in a dry storage area, located in the aft galley. – Observed about 15 live flies on the mural next to the hallway leading to the bathrooms. – Observed about more than 50 live flies in the hallway next to the bathroom. – Observed about more than 20 live flies in the women’s toilets. – Watched 1 live fly landing around the triple sink in the aft galley. – Observed about 5 live flies around the mop sink in the back area of ââthe kitchen. – Observed about 2 live flies in the trash can, next to the bagel slicer in the front service area. – Observation of 2 live flies landing on the glass inside the bagel display case. Advised the operator to start disinfecting the workstations.
“Black / green mold-like substance build-up inside the ice maker.” The operator stopped the machine for cleaning.
“Time / temperature control for the safety of cold foods maintained above 41 degrees Fahrenheit.” Cooked breast observed (59 Â° F – Keep cold) at 10:10 a.m. at the reception desk. Cooke’s breast observed, portioned in plastic ramekins and kept above the fill line. By operator, prepared yesterday. See Stop the sale. 2.) Egg container observed sitting next to egg cooker at front counter, without temperature control. Raw eggs observed (66 Â° F – Cold Holding) at 10:00 a.m. Per operator, 1h. The operator was transferred to reach the cooler for rapid cooling.
“Stop sale issued on time / temperature control for food safety due to temperature abuse.” 1.) Time / temperature control for the safety of cold foods maintained above 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Cooked breast observed (59 Â° F – Keep cold) at 10:10 a.m. at the reception desk. Cooke’s breast observed, portioned in plastic ramekins and kept above the fill line. By operator, prepared yesterday. 2.) Stop sale issued due to unhealthy and healthy food. Ice observed in the ice cube maker with the mold coming into contact with the ice. The operator turned off the machine to burn ice and clean the machine.
âRaw animal feed stored on ready-to-eat foods. Observed case of raw eggs stored on smoked salmon in a cooler. The operator went to reverse the elements.
“Time / temperature control for safe food reheated in microwave oven for keeping warm below 165 degrees Fahrenheit.” Sausage patty observed reheated to (139 Â° F – Reheat). Advised operator to return to microwave for longer cooking time. Retested over 165 Â° F. “
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