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    Product: Kettle

    Updated: September 23, 2022 8:25 PM
    Today, Think it was Kettle Chips sour cream and chilli Affected 3 people who at them Friday night and who all woke up with stomach aches. 2 of 3 have vomited so far. | Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach Pain See Less
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    Report date: Jul 28, 2022
    22. Proper cold holding temperatures
    - comments: observed improper temperatures of tcs foods such as 2lbs. Diced tomato 48. 2f. 3lbs. Sliced corned beef 45. 6f. 1lbs. Sliced roast beef 45. 3f. 3lbs. Sliced tomato 46. 0f. 1 lb. Sliced turkey 46.... See More 0f. 5lbs. Shreeded lettuce 44. 6f. 5lbs. Sliced italian beef 48. 3f. Product was discarded by manager. Must have cold holding foods at 41. 0f or below. (priority 7-38-005)(citation issued)appx. 20lbs. $60.

    33. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
    - comments: observed improper temperature of 3- door prep cooler with tcs foods stored inside at 46. 2f. A held for inspection tag has been placed on unit. Once repaired email letter. Must have cold holding unit at 41. 0f or below. (priority 7-38-005)(citation issued)

    36. Thermometers provided & accurate
    - comments: observed no thermometer for 3- door prep cooler. Must provide and maintain.

    37. Food properly labeled; original container
    - comments: must label food storage containers when food is not in original package.

    38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
    - comments: observed evidence of appx. 100 or more mice droppings inside of fryer cabinet, under soda machine and on all shelving units,steam table lower shelf,service counter shelves,co2 container shelves,on floor behind pizza prep cooler,kettle ledge. Also. Appx. 12 - or more live small flies on boxes and food containers in rear storage area,5-7 live large flies flting around premises. Must remove droppings. Clean and sanitize areas. Recommended to have a pest control operator to service premises on or after 7/28/22. (priority foundation 7-38-020(a)(citation issued)

    38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
    - comments: observed an appx. '1/2' gap along right corner of rear door. Must make door tight fitting.

    39. Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display
    - comments: observed food items stored on floor in walk-in freezer. Instructed manager to elevate all items six inches off floor.

    45. Single-use/single-service articles: properly stored & used
    - comments: must invert plastic wear with handles in upright position.

    47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
    - comments: must provide a handle on lid at steam table.

    49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
    - comments: must clean debris from grill tables,ice dispenser on soda machine.

    51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
    - comments: observed no bakflow device on ice machine to be seen for servicing.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: must grout floor in rear dish/prep area. Must repair or replace damaged floor tiles in rear dish/prep area.

    Source: chicago.gov
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    Report date: Jul 19, 2022
    1. Person in charge present, demonstrates knowledge, and performs duties
    - comments: no person in charge on site with a city of chicago food manager certificate. Pic must be on site at all times while tcs food is prepared and served. Priority... See More foundation

    2. City of chicago food service sanitation certificate
    - comments: no certified food manager on site while tcs foods prepared (deli meat). Pic with certificate must be on site at all times. Priority foundation violation 7-38-012. Citation issued.

    38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
    - comments: observed evidence of appx. 100 or more mice droppings on floor in produce walk in cooler-along wall bases,under display shelves,along wall near delivery door. Dairy walk in cooler-on floor near shelving units and in corner underneath shelving units. Pop storage area- along wall base ledge and on floor in between pallets. Osco storage area-near electrical meter. Rear grocery area-along wall base ledge and on floor in between pallets. Also,appx. 12 or more live small flies on boxes,shelving units and flying around rear grocery area. Appx. 6 or more live large flies near soup kettles and rear grocery storage area. Must remove droppings,clean and sanitize areas. Pest control operators arrived on site during inspection. Priority foundation violation 7-38-020 (a).

    38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
    - comments: observed double outter entry doors not able to close. Must repair or replace doors to be tight fitting.

    47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
    - comments: must eliminate crates used for food storage in bakery walk in cooler,meat walk in freezer. Must repair or replace broken shelving unit in deli walk in cooler. Must remove rust from grease trap in meat prep area.

    48. Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained & used; test strips
    - comments: observed no temperature measuring device at the plate for high temperature dish machine. Must provide and maintain. (priority foundation 7-38-005)

    49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
    - comments: must clean grease and food debris build up from deli walk in cooler-fan guard covers. Deli prep area-rolling carts,fryer cabinets,prep tables,exterior of ovens. Bakery walk in cooler-rolling carts & cart dollies. Meat prep area walk in cooler-overhead shelving units,fan guard covers. Produce prep area-fan guard covers.

    51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
    - comments: must repair or replace leaky faucet at 3- compartment sink in bakery/deli area.

    54. Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained
    - comments: observed no waste receptacles at hand washing sinks in prep areas. Instructed manager to provide waste receptacles in all areas waste is commonly discarded.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: must repair or replace damaged flooring in deli/bakery dish washing and prep areas,meat/fish reap prep area. Wall in poor repair in meat walk in cooler and behind 3- compartment sink

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: must scrape and paint chipping paint on ceiling in meat walk in cooler.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: must clean food debris from walls in produce prep area. Must clean dust from ceilings in deli walk in cooler.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: must clean debris build up from floor under,around,along wall bases throughout prep areas,walk in coolers & freezers,storage areas where needed. Must remove standing water from floor near mop sink in rear storage area and keep dry.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: must elevate,remove and organize articles off of floor an d away from walls throughout premises and storage areas.

    56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
    - comments: must clean debris and grease build up from hood of cooking equipment in deli area.

    56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
    - comments: must repair or replace burntout lights in deli walk in cooler,bakery walk in cooler. Cracked light shield in meat prep area.

    Source: chicago.gov
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    Report date: Jul 18, 2022
    22. Proper cold holding temperatures
    - comments: observed improper temperatures of tcs prepackaged foods on display for sale in several open deli/meats cold holding units such as hot head cheese 56. 1f. Sliced ham 51. 6f-54. 3f. Chicken breast 51. 5f. Pulled... See More pork 54. 1f-55. 2f. Pork ribs 51. 5f. Pulled chicken 59. 7f. Macaroni & cheese 53. 1f-57. 9f. Mashed potato 46. 8f-49. 2f. Product was discarded by manager. Must have cold holding foods at 41. 0f or below. Appx. 155lbs. $9,223. (priority 7-38-005)(citation issued)

    33. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
    - comments: observed improper air temperatures of several deli/meats prepackaged cold holding open display cases on sales ranging from 60. 0f,51. 8f. 50. 2f with tcs foods on display for sale. A held for inspection tag has been placed on units. Once repaired email letter when ready. Must have cold holding units at 41. 0f or below. (priority 7-38-005)(citation issued)

    38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
    - comments: observed evidence of appx. 100 or more mice droppings on floor in produce walk in cooler-along wall bases,under display shelves,along wall near delivery door. Dairy walk in cooler-on floor near shelving units and in corner underneath shelving units. Pop storage area- along wall base ledge and on floor in between pallets. Osco storage area-near electrical meter. Rear grocery area-along wall base ledge and on floor in between pallets. Also,appx. 12 or more live small flies on boxes,shelving units and flying around rear grocery area. Appx. 6 or more live large flies near soup kettles and rear grocery storage area. Must remove droppings,clean and sanitize areas. Pest control operators arrived on site during inspection. (priority foundation 7-38-020(a)(citation issued)

    38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
    - comments: observed double outter entry doors not able to close. Must repair or replace doors to be tight fitting.

    47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
    - comments: must eliminate crates used for food storage in bakery walk in cooler,meat walk in freezer. Must repair or replace broken shelving unit in deli walk in cooler. Must remove rust from grease trap in meat prep area.

    48. Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained & used; test strips
    - comments: observed no temperature measuring device at the plate for high temperature dish machine. Must provide and maintain. (priority foundation 7-38-005)(citation issued)

    49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
    - comments: must clean grease and food debris build up from deli walk in cooler-fan guard covers. Deli prep area-rolling carts,fryer cabinets,prep tables,exterior of ovens. Bakery walk in cooler-rolling carts & cart dollies. Meat prep area walk in cooler-overhead shelving units,fan guard covers. Produce prep area-fan guard covers.

    51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
    - comments: must repair or replace leaky faucet at 3- compartment sink in bakery/deli area.

    54. Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained
    - comments: observed no waste receptacles at hand washing sinks in prep areas. Instructed manager to provide waste receptacles in all areas waste is commonly discarded.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: must repair or replace damaged flooring in deli/bakery dish washing and prep areas,meat/fish reap prep area. Wall in poor repair in meat walk in cooler and behind 3- compartment sink

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: must scrape and paint chipping paint on ceiling in meat walk in cooler.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: must clean food debris from walls in produce prep area. Must clean dust from ceilings in deli walk in cooler.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: must clean debris build up from floor under,around,along wall bases throughout prep areas,walk in coolers & freezers,storage areas where needed. Must remove standing water from floor near mop sink in rear storage area and keep dry.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: must elevate,remove and organize articles off of floor an d away from walls throughout premises and storage areas.

    56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
    - comments: must repair or replace burntout lights in deli walk in cooler,bakery walk in cooler. Cracked light shield in meat prep area.

    56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
    - comments: must clean debris and grease build up from hood of cooking equipment in deli area.

    Source: chicago.gov
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    Report date: Jun 15, 2022
    10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
    - comments: 5-204. 11: no handwashing sink was installed in the prep area by the quick-chill/walk-in coolers area. Observed one prep table within used cutting board and used knife on the yellow cutting board;... See More diced potatoes in plastic container by the said board. Prep table located in front of walk-in cooler. Also observed at north wall, top of cooler unit used for food preparation. Blue cutting board with used knife on top said board, also observed three containers of chopped food: cabbage, yellow squash, and onions by the said board. Priority foundation violation: 7-38-020(c), no citation issued

    47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
    - comments: 4-101. 19: both staff washrooms have toilet paper holders broken. Instructed to replace. Must not use milk crates as a means of elevation for stored items and used for seating. Provide raised shelves and chairs.

    53. Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned
    - comments: 5-501. 17: provide cover for receptacle inside the women's staff washroom(rear area).

    54. Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained
    - comments: 5-501. 113(b): observed outside covering receptacles in poor condition: one lid is pushed toward inside the container, leaving a large gap, another container broken lid with half missing. Observed excess insects on garbage. Must provide new covers for mentioned receptacles to minimize harbor for insects and pest as well as create a public health nuisance. Lids must be tightly fitted to receptacles. Priority foundation violation:7-38-020(b), citation issued.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: 6-201. 11 broken wall at dishroom (east area between walls and ceiling), above handwashing sink. Pieces of bricks inside the handwashing sink, fragments from walls, and wall residue on paper towels dispenser and top low temp dishmachine. Repair issue. Surface must be smooth, cleanable and non-absorbent surface.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: 6-201. 11 broken floor tiles in the prep area, in different locations: in front of soup kettles, by the prep tables, etc. The surface must be smooth and cleanable. Repair broken walls inside the women's washroom, east wall.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: 6-201. 12 sweep floor in rear storage areas. All items must be elevated. Also, must sweep inside the small storage in the prep area by the soup kettle. Clean and maintain.

    56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
    - comments: 6-304. 11 no mechanical ventilation is provided in both staff washrooms. Must be provided.

    56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
    - comments: 4-301. 14 observed no hood and ventilation system provided at one gas burner unit in the east area by the ovens. Must provide hood and ventilation system or remove unit.

    57. All food employees have food handler training
    - comments: 2-102. 13 additional food handler certificate is required.

    58. Allergen training as required
    - comments: 2-102. 13 expired allergen certificate posted on site. Must renew, also provide said certificate for the other manager with city sanitation certificate holder.

    Source: chicago.gov
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    Kettle Brand Sea Salt and Vinegar chips
    Late on June 5th, 2022 I ate some Kettle Brand Sea Salt and Vinegar chips and shortly after became very nauseous and had uncontrollable vomiting. I was only able to get relief from medication at the hospital. Today on June... See More 15th, 2022 I ate 5 chips from the same bag and I felt nauseous shortly after. I am also experiencing neck pain, but I am not sure if that is related. | Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting, Other See Less
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    Report date: Jun 10, 2022
    10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
    - comments: no handwashing sink was installed in the prep area by the quick-chill/walk-in coolers area. Observed one prep table within used cutting board and used knife on the yellow cutting board; diced potatoes... See More in plastic container by the said board. Prep table located in front of walk-in cooler. Also observed at north wall, top of cooler unit used for food preparation. Blue cutting board with used knife on top said board, also observed three containers of chopped food: cabbage, yellow squash, and onions by the said board. Priority foundation violation: 7-38-020(c), no citation issued

    47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
    - comments: both staff washrooms have toilet paper holders broken. Instructed to replace. Must not use milk crates as a means of elevation for stored items and used for seating. Provide raised shelves and chairs.

    50. Hot & cold water available; adequate pressure
    - comments: found improper hot water temperature at rear hand washing sinks in both staff washrooms. Present water temp of 61. 1f. Hot water temperature at hand washing sinks must be at a minimum of 100. 0f or higher through a mixing valve or combination faucet. Priority violation. 7-38-030(c). Citation issued.

    53. Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned
    - comments: provide cover for receptacle inside the women's staff washroom(rear area).

    54. Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained
    - comments: observed outside covering receptacles in poor condition: one lid is pushed toward inside the container, leaving a large gap, another container broken lid with half missing. Observed excess insects on garbage. Must provide new covers for mentioned receptacles to minimize harbor for insects and pest as well as create a public health nuisance. Lids must be tightly fitted to receptacles. Priority foundation violation:7-38-020(b), citation issued.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: broken wall at dishroom (east area between walls and ceiling), above handwashing sink. Pieces of bricks inside the handwashing sink, fragments from walls, and wall residue on paper towels dispenser and top low temp dishmachine. Repair issue. Surface must be smooth, cleanable and non-absorbent surface

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: broken floor tiles in the prep area, in different locations: in front of soup kettles, by the prep tables, etc. The surface must be smooth and cleanable. Repair broken walls inside the women's washroom, east wall.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: sweep floor in rear storage areas. All items must be elevated. Also, must sweep inside the small storage in the prep area by the soup kettle. Clean and maintain

    56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
    - comments: no mechanical ventilation is provided in both staff washrooms. Must be provided

    56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
    - comments: 4-301. 14- observed no hood and ventilation system provided at one gas burner unit in the east area by the ovens. Must provide hood and ventilation system or remove unit.

    57. All food employees have food handler training
    - comments: additional food handler certificate is required.

    58. Allergen training as required
    - comments: expired allergen certificate posted on site. Must renew, also provide said certificate for the other manager with city sanitation certificate holder

    Source: chicago.gov
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    Report date: Jun 3, 2022
    10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
    - comments: observed hot water temperature at hand sink in women's toilet room at 72. 9f. Must have hot water temperature at 100. 0f. Must repair and maintain. (priority 7-38-030 (c)(citation issued). Hot running... See More water was restored at 11:30 a. M. (cos)

    38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
    - comments: observed an appx. '1/2-3/4' gap along bottom of rear storage door & exit door to parking lot. Must make doors tight fitting.

    44. Utensils, equipment & linens: properly stored, dried, & handled
    - comments: must invert multi-use utensils on all dish storage shelves.

    45. Single-use/single-service articles: properly stored & used
    - comments: must store plastic wear with handles in upright position.

    49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
    - comments: must clean debris build up from exterior of large food storage containers.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: must remove loose caulking at hood above cooking equipment. Must repair or replace missing wall base across from large kettle cookers.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: must clean debris from floor under dryfood and paper storage shelving units in rear storage area.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: must elevate,remove or organize articles off of floor and away from walls in mopsink area.

    60. Previous core violation corrected
    - comments: previous core violation from report #2509949 5/19/21 not corrected #37-violation codes: 3-602. 11(a; b:1-4,6,7; c; d) inspector comments: self service paletas on site without proper labels. (b) label information shall include: (1) the common name of the food, or absent a common name, an adequately descriptive identity statement; (2) if made from two or more ingredients, a list of ingredients and sub-ingredients in descending order of predominance by weight, including a declaration of artificial colors, artificial flavors and chemical preservatives, if contained in the food; (3) an accurate declaration of the net quantity of contents; (4) the name and place of business of the manufacturer, packer, or distributor. Must provide label and maintain. (priority foundation 7-42-090)(citation issued)

    Source: chicago.gov
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