INSPECTION REPORT
Health Protection
252055

PREMISES NAME
Mei Le Bakery & Restaurant
Tel: (604) 526-1338
Fax:
PREMISES ADDRESS
112 - 100 Schoolhouse St
Coquitlam, BC V3K 6V9
INSPECTION DATE
May 17, 2021
TIME SPENT
1.5 hours
OPERATOR (Person in Charge)
Ri Qiang Zhang
NEXT INSPECTION DATE
May 31, 2021
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: High (≥30) Total Score = 0

Critical Hazards: Total Number: 2
302 - Equipment/utensils/food contact surfaces not properly washed and sanitized [s. 17(2)]
Observation (CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION): No sanitizer present at the time of inspection. Operator made fresh sanitizer as soon as EHO arrived.
Corrective Action(s): Freshly made sanitizer was made to 200ppm of chlorine. Sanitizer pails must be changed every 2 to 4 hours. Wiping towels must be stored in sanitizer pails when not in use
Violation Score:

401 - Adequate handwashing stations not available for employees [s. 21(4)]
Observation (CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION): Handwash station was used to wash dishware with food scraps. Handwash station sink was plugged from a tea bag, rice, and vegetable food scraps
Corrective Action(s): Clean the handwash station so sink can drain properly. Handwash stations are only meant to be used as handwashing stations and nothing else.


Non-Critical Hazards: Total Number: 5
209 - Food not protected from contamination [s. 12(a)]
Observation (CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION): 1) Rice scoops kept in warm water bath in kitchen
2) Knives kept in warm water bath behind POS
3) Raw proteins kept over ready to eat products
4) Metal bowls kept in flour pails, starch pails and rice pails
Corrective Action(s): 1) Rice scoops were removed and placed in the dishwasher. Ice water bath was made and warm water bath was discarded by operator
2) Knives were removed and placed in dishwasher. Warm water bath was dumped by operator and ice water bath was made
3) Raw proteins returned to bottom shelf by the operator
4) All metal bowls and scoops were removed from the flour pails, starch pails, and rice pails
Violation Score:

304 - Premises not free of pests [s. 26(a)]
Observation: 30 rodent droppings found in dry storage under the rice sacks
Date to be corrected by: Immediately
Corrective Action(s): Clean and sanitize with 1000ppm solution. Next time pest control services visits premise, make sure to ask them to service the dry storage area as well

Violation Score:

306 - Food premises not maintained in a sanitary condition [s. 17(1)]
Observation: Grease and food debris build up under prep table, fryer, gas range, prep cooler, inside walk in cooler and inside walk in freezer
Date to be corrected by: May 31 2021
Corrective Action(s): Clean and sanitize above mentioned areas.
Violation Score:

307 - Equipment/utensils/food contact surfaces are not of suitable design/material [s. 16; s. 19]
Observation (CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION): Paper on floor to absorb water below the gas range
Corrective Action(s): Operator removed paper lining on the floor. All food contact surfaces in the restaurant must be durable, easy to clean and free from noxious or toxic substances.
Violation Score:

312 - Items not required for food premises operation being stored on the premises [s. 18]
Observation: Boxes and equipment not being used stored in dry storage area
Date to be corrected by: May 31 2021
Corrective Action(s): Remove all non-used equipment and items off premise
Violation Score:


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

Comments

Gen:
- Handwash stations stocked with hot/cold water, soap and single use paper towels
- All coolers are <4C
- All freezers are <-18C
- All hot hold units are >60C
- Chemical dishwasher had a final rinse at 50ppm chlorine on the dish surface
- Chemicals were stored away from food
- Staff on site Foodsafe Level 1 certified
- Health permit displayed

Covid-19
Covid safety plan present
Staff wearing masks
No background music
No dine in