INSPECTION REPORT
Health Protection
JCRH-AV3TWH

PREMISES NAME
Pho 99 Restaurant (North Rd)
Tel: (604) 939-2288
Fax:
PREMISES ADDRESS
302 - 403 North Rd
Coquitlam, BC V3K 3V9
INSPECTION DATE
January 16, 2018
TIME SPENT
1 hour
OPERATOR (Person in Charge)
Quang Le
NEXT INSPECTION DATE
January 30, 2018
INSPECTION TYPE
Routine
ACTION TAKENFOOD SAFETY & SANITATION
ADMINISTRATIVE
Information Provided
ENFORCEMENT
Require Corrections


Comply

In Use

Food Safety Training [s. 10]

Yes


Food Safety Plan [s. 23]

Yes

No

Sanitation Plan [s. 24]

Yes

No
HAZARD RATING FOR YOUR FACILITY: Moderate (16-29) Total Score = 21

Critical Hazards: Total Number: 1
202 - Food not processed in a manner that makes it safe to eat [s. 14(1)]
Observation (CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION): -Numerous buckets of soup broth were noted being stored at room temperature. Six buckets were 19-21C. Manager reported these had been brought out from the wallk-in cooler at approx. noon and the broth is re-heated prior to service to the customers. At the time of the inspection soup had been out for 2 hours.
-The remaining 8 buckets of soup broth had been cooked and were still >60C. The Mgr reported his intent was to leave them out for dinner service, reheating as needed. This is not accpetable. Walk-in cooler was at capacity and not available to cool all of the buckets.
Corrective Action(s): -Discontinue the practice of preparing large quantities of soup broth for which there is insufficent hot holding or cold holding capacity for. Cook only enough broth which can be kept >60C on the stove or which is cooled rapidly and fully to 4C. Soup in large buckets will not cool rapidly. Purpose built ice wand to be used or ice bath.
-Six buckets of soup (19-21C) which had been at room temperature for >2 hours were discarded by the Mgr at the time of the inspection
-The remaining buckets of soup which were >60C were transferred back to a pot and was reheated to be kept at hot holding temperature.
-Manager to revise food safety procedures to address this.
Violation Score: 15


Non-Critical Hazards: Total Number: 2
306 - Food premises not maintained in a sanitary condition [s. 17(1)]
Observation: -Food debris/spills noted where dry goods bins are stored in the back of the kitchen
-Soiled cardboard noted lining shelves
Corrective Action(s): -Remove cardboard and thoroughly clean shelving and floor to remove all spills.
Violation Score: 3

308 - Equipment/utensils/food contact surfaces are not in good working order [s. 16(b)]
Observation: -Plastic bin where dry goods stored in broken. Section of plastic has broken off. This can contaminate food.
-Broken aluminum pan and damaged wooden cutting board noted on-site. These items are not in good condition and should no longer be uses.
Corrective Action(s): -Replace dry good bin with one that is in good condition.
-Remove/replace any food contact surfaces that are damaged. Correction date: Jan. 18/17
Violation Score: 3


Follow Up to "Critical" Violations Noted on Previous Inspections (if applicable): No corrections entered

Comments

-Handsink and kitchen sink supplied with liquid soap and paper towel
-Dishwasher functioning. >50ppm chlorine residual detected on dishes after rinse cycle. Test strips present to monitor.
-Walk-in cooler was at 2C
-Line coolers and front bar cooler were 4C or colder
-Walk-in freezer was at -22C
-Bleach sanitizer (200ppm) present for sanitizing food contact surfaces.
-Hot holding (rice) was >60C
-No signs of pest infestation. Pest control contract in place with monthly service.

TRANS FAT REGULATION ENFORCEMENT REFERENCE
Health Protection
Report #: JCRH-AV3TWH
COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR FOOD PREPARED, SERVED OR OFFERED FOR SALE LOCATED ON THE PREMISES OF A BC FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT:
Compliance
Date to be corrected by
1.
Documentation for food is kept on site and provided to the EHO upon request.
Yes
2.
All soft spreadable margarine and oil meets the restriction of 2% trans fat or less of total fat content.
Yes
3.
All other food meets the restriction of 5% trans fat or less of total fat content.
Yes
Time Spent: 0.25 hour
Specific comments:
Food exempt from the regulation includes:
  • Pre-packaged food with a Nutrition Facts table sold directly to the consumer without alteration
  • Food with the sole source(s) as naturally occurring trans fat (i.e. beef, sheep, lamb, bison and dairy products)
  • Employee lunches not purchased from the food service establishment