Merit Kabab, 74th St, Queens, NY, USA
Temporary Closure - related to food safety 3 weeks ago
74th Street, 11372 New York, United States
Total all time reports: 1
Total all time sick persons: 0
“Date Closed: May 22, 2019
Reason for Closure:
Thawing procedures improper.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit.
Hand washing facility not provided in or near food preparation area and toilet room. Hot and cold running water at adequate pressure to enable cleanliness of employees not provided at facility. Soap and an acceptable hand-drying device not provided.
Food not cooled by an approved method whereby the internal product temperature is reduced from 140º F to 70Âº F or less within 2 hours, and from 70º F to 41º F or less within 4 additional hours.
Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility's food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
Source: New York City Environmental Health Department.”