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Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, South La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Latest report: December 6, 2023 4:57 PM

Nausea, Vomiting, Bloating

2 months ago

December 5th. Ordered number one spicy chicken sandwich with biscuit but received fries instead. Food was room temperature. A few minutes later I got super bloated with aches and nausea. Then a few hours later vomitted. What a disgusting, dirty, unsanitary business. | Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting, Bloating See Less

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Report date: Feb 23, 2024
1. Person in charge present, demonstrates knowledge, and performs duties
- comments: 2-101. 11---- person in charge does not have a valid city of chicago food service sanitation certificate. Priority foundation violation.

2. City of chicago food service sanitation certificate
- comments:... See More 2-101. 11--- no valid city of chicago sanitation certificate posted on the premises or such a person on site while tcs foods are being prepared and served. Priority foundation violation 7-38-012 citation issued.

37. Food properly labeled; original container
- comments: 3-302. 12--- all bulk food containers must be labeled with the product common name.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: 4-101. 19---- must not use inverted metal pans as shelving throughout the rear dry food and hallway storage. Floors must be accessible for cleaning and monitoring.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: instructed to clean and repaint rusty metal rack posts inside walk-in cooler.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: instructed to replace broken rubber gasket around one door prep cooler (across 3 compartment sink) in rear prep/cooking area.

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
- comments: 4-602. 13--- plastic to go condiment containers noted dirty with encrusted food debris. Must clean and maintain. 4-601. 11(b)-- must not use cardboard as liner for equipment at the deep fryer.

54. Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained
- comments: outside garbage and waste grease areas not maintained. Lids on garbage dumpster and waste grease containers open. Litter and debris around both containers. Spilled grease on exterior and ground around waste grease container. Priority foundation violation 7-38-020(b). Citation issued. Must clean and maintain outside garbage and waste grease areas, keep container lids closed.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: instructed to regrout floor tiles with deep seams in rear prep and cooking area.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: 6-201. 11---- all walls throughout the premises with dirt, food splatter. Must clean all and maintain. ----holes in walls at the utility service sink. Broken damaged walls in the rear hallway storage and at the ice machine. Must seal and repair all. ----badly grease stained ceiling tiles in the rear food prep area. Must replace. Accumulated dust and debris on walk-in cooler ceiling. Must clean and maintain.

57. All food employees have food handler training
- comments: 2-102. 13---- no proof of food handler training or certificates for all required employees. Must provide.

59. Previous priority foundation violation corrected
- comments: previous priority foundation violation #60 from report# 2589783, on 2-20-24, not corrected. The previous core violations from 4-5-23 report #2573764 not corrected. #49- 4-601. 11(c)--- instructed to detail clean the service prep coolers and spills shelves, counter tops, all cooking equipment and around the service coolers with dirt, food particle, grease. Must also detail clean and maintain the door linings of the service coolers. Instructed to detail clean the shelves underneath the meat display cooler with dirt, standing water and beef liquids all at the meat display cooler. #55-: 6-501. 12--- instructed to detail clean and maintain floors throughout premise at the following areas:- -floors underneath cooking stove and fryers with thick grease and debris -floors along wall base underneath all sinks at the rear of dish washing area. -floors inside the walk in cooler and freezer with thick dirt and debris. -floors at the rear dry storage and floors underneath the 3 compartment sink with dirt and standing water. -dirt and soda spills on wall behind the soda dispensing machine. Must also clean and maintain floor drains at the wherever necessary. Must upgrade housekeeping. Priority foundation violation 7-42-090 citation issued.

61. Summary report displayed and visible to the public
- comments: inspection summary report, from 2/20/24 inspection, not posted for customer view. Summary report was concealed by having a citation posted on top of it. Priority foundation violation 7-42-010(b). Citation issued.

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