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FOOD ESTABLISHMENT INSPECTION REPORT

Based on an evaluation this day, the items marked below are violations of the Michigan Food Law. Violations cited in this report shall be corrected within the
time frames specified below, but within a period not to exceed 10 calendar days for priority or priority foundation items (§8-405.11) or 90 days for core items
(§8-406.11). Failure to comply with this notice may result in license suspension and/or other legal action. You have the right to appeal any violations listed.

Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits SFE 4982 039632 7/24/2018 11:00:00 AM
14180 Gratiot Ave. Last Routine: 1/16/2018
Detroit, MI 48205
Person In Charge (PIC): Sonya Jones Establishment Phone: 313-371-4724

INSPECTION TYPE: License Posted Yes
Complaint Antichoking Poster Yes
Non-Smoking Area No
Non-Smoking Signs Yes
Manager Certified Yes
Violation
Category Repeat Violation Description/Remarks/Correction Schedule Correct By Corrected

This Facility was inspected by N. Bailey, a representative from the Detroit Health Department, on 7/24/2018 to
determine the level of compliance with Michigan Act 92, P.A. 2000.

At the time of this inspection, the person in charge of this facility demonstrated acceptable working knowledge of
food safety.

Violation(s) have been found in the following areas: Maintenance and Operation, Cleaning of Equipment and
Utensils, Plumbing System, Sewage, Other Liquid Waste, and Rainwater, Limitiation of Growth of Organisms of
Public Health Concern. These violations must be corrected by the date indicated. If the establishment will require
more than 10 days to correct the violation, the owner must contact the inspector at least 48 hours before the
correct by date.

Based on the public health significance of deficiencies noted, this facility was found to be in non-compliance.

NOTE: The annual fee includes one follow-up inspection to evaluate critical or chronic violations that were not
corrected at the time of inspection. Additional follow up inspections will incur a $50.00 fee.

Priority

3-501.16 Except during preparation, cooking, or cooling, or when time is used as the public 07/24/18
Priority health control POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD (TIME/TEMPERATURE
CONTROL FOR SAFETY FOOD) shall be maintained:
(A) 135ºF or above, except that roasts properly cooked and cooled may be held
at a temperature of 130ºF; or (P)
(B) At 41ºF or less (P)

Item(s): Cold food item(s) 7/24/2018
7/24/2018
Location: PREP AREA(S)
Problem(s): Stored above 41 degrees F
Correction(s): Store below 41 degrees F.

7/24/2018 Observed 6 containers of cole slaw in the sandwich prep cooler at 45 F. According to the
manager, these had been made less than one hour before. The district manager said that this
cooler was not supposed to be used until it was repaired.
7/24/2018 CORRECTED: Cole slaw was moved to the walk in cooler which is holding at 40 F.

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Violation
Category Repeat Violation Description/Remarks/Correction Schedule Correct By Corrected

Priority

5-402.11 Repeat Except as otherwise allowed, a direct connection may not exist between the SEWAGE 07/25/18
Priority system and a drain originating from EQUIPMENT in which FOOD, portable
EQUIPMENT, or UTENSILS are placed. (P)

Item(s): Backflow/backsiphonage prevention device(s) Air gap 7/24/2018
7/24/2018
Location: FACILITY
Problem(s): Not provided on Ice machine
Correction(s): Provide adequate air gap.

7/24/2018 Plumbing lacking required air gaps to prevent food contamination:
1) The drain line from the pop machine ice maker was submerged below the overflow rim of the
floor drain.
2) The drain line from the ice machine was submerged below the overflow rim of the floor sink.

7-25-18 CORRECTED: The drain line was elevated and secured at least 2'' above the overflow
rim of the pop machine floor drain and the ice machine floor sink

Priority Foundation

4-601.11 Repeat (A) EQUIPMENT FOOD-CONTACT SURFACES and UTENSILS shall be clean to
Priority Foundationsight and touch. (Pf)
(B) The FOOD-CONTACT SURFACES of cooking EQUIPMENT and pans shall be
kept free of encrusted grease deposits and other soil accumulations.
(C) NonFOOD-CONTACT SURFACES of EQUIPMENT shall be kept free of an
accumulation of dust, dirt, FOOD residue, and other debris.

Item(s): Food-contact surface(s)
Location: PREP AREA(S)
Problem(s): Soiled
Correction(s): Keep clean.

7/24/2018 Food-contact surfaces soiled:
1) Sugar and flour storage containers
2) Baking pans
3) Chicken marinator machine
4) Dishes observed soiled with food debris on the clean dish storage rack.
------->Clean soiled items.
7/24/2018 The dishes were re-washed, rinsed, and sanitized.

Core

3-305.11 FOOD shall be protected from contamination by storing the FOOD:
Core (1) In a clean, dry location;
(2) Where it is not exposed to splash, dust, or other contamination; and
(3) At least 15 cm (6 inches) above the floor, unless otherwise approved.

Item(s): Food item(s) in storage
Location: KITCHEN
Problem(s): Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates
Correction(s): Store in manner that does not contaminate items

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Core
7/24/2018 Food not protected during storage:
1) Food debris observed on boxes of chicken seasoning flour on storage shelf near the dish
area.
2) Black debris in sugar and flour storage containers.
--------->Prevent contamination of food during storage.

7-25-18 Sugar and flour discarded.

4-501.11 Repeat EQUIPMENT shall be maintained in a state of repair and condition that meets the 07/25/18
Core requirements of the code.

Item(s): Equipment 7/24/2018
7/24/2018
Location: THROUGHOUT FACILITY
Problem(s): In poor repair
Correction(s): Repair

7/24/2018 Equipment in disrepair:
1) Sandwich cooler not holding at 41F.
2) Upright freezer not working.
3) Pop machine cabinet wood rotted/damaged due to leaking pop machine.
----> Repair or replace equipment. Do not use coolers and freezer until repaired.

7-25-18 The upright freezer and sandwich cooler were repaired. The damaged cabinet was
replaced with a metal table.

4-602.11 (A) Equipment FOOD-CONTACT SURFACES and UTENSILS shall be cleaned: 07/25/18
Core (1) Except as specified in ¶ (B) of this section, before each use with a different type
of raw animal FOOD such as beef, FISH, lamb, pork, or POULTRY; (P)
(2) Each time there is a change from working with raw FOODS to working with
READY-TO-EAT FOODS; (P)
(3) Between uses with raw fruits and vegetables and with POTENTIALLY
HAZARDOUS FOOD (TIME/TEMPERATURE CONTROL FOR SAFETY FOOD); (P)

(4) Before using or storing a FOOD TEMPERATURE MEASURING DEVICE; (P)
and
(5) At any time during the operation when contamination may have occurred. (P)
(B) Subparagraph (A)(1) of this section does not apply if the FOOD-CONTACT
SURFACE or UTENSIL is in contact with a succession of different raw animal FOODS
each requiring a higher cooking temperature as specified under § 3-401.11 than the
previous FOOD, such as preparing raw FISH followed by cutting raw poultry on the
same cutting board.
(C) Except as specified in ¶ (D) of this section, if used with POTENTIALLY
HAZARDOUS FOOD (TIME/TEMPERATURE CONTROL FOR SAFETY FOOD),
EQUIPMENT FOOD-CONTACT SURFACES and UTENSILS shall be cleaned
throughout the day at least every 4 hours. (P)
(D) Except when dry cleaning methods are used as specified under § 4-603.11,
surfaces of UTENSILS and EQUIPMENT contacting FOOD that is not POTENTIALLY
HAZARDOUS (TIME/TEMPERATURE CONTROL FOR SAFETY FOOD) shall be
cleaned:
(1) At any time when contamination may have occurred;
(2) At least every 24 hours for iced tea dispensers and CONSUMER self-service
UTENSILS such as tongs, scoops, or ladles;

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Core
(3) Before restocking CONSUMER self-service EQUIPMENT and UTENSILS such as
condiment dispensers and display containers; and
(4) In EQUIPMENT such as ice bins and BEVERAGE dispensing nozzles and
enclosed components of EQUIPMENT such as ice makers, cooking oil storage tanks
and distribution lines, BEVERAGE and syrup dispensing lines or tubes, coffee bean
grinders, and water vending EQUIPMENT:
(a) At a frequency specified by the manufacturer, or
(b) Absent manufacturer specifications, at a frequency necessary to preclude
accumulation of soil or mold.

Item(s): Food-contact surface(s) used for nonpotentially hazardous food(s) 7/24/2018
7/24/2018
Location: PREP AREA(S) Food contact surfaces
Problem(s): Not cleaned
Correction(s): Clean as required above.

7/24/2018 Food-contact surfaces for non-potentially hazardous foods soiled:
1) Pop machine nozzles soiled with syrup debris.
2) The inside upper part of the ice machine soiled with yellowish residue.
--------->Clean nozzles and ice machine.

7-25-18 CORRECTED: Employee cleaning the ice machine and pop machine nozzles during
inspection.

4-602.12 (A) The FOOD-CONTACT SURFACES of cooking and baking EQUIPMENT shall be
Core cleaned at least every 24 hours. This section does not apply to hot oil cooking and
filtering EQUIPMENT if it is cleaned as specified in Subparagraph 4-602.11(D)(6).
(B) The cavities and door seals of microwave ovens shall be cleaned at least every 24
hours by using the manufacturer's recommended cleaning procedure.

Item(s): Microwave oven door seals and cavities
Location: PREP AREA(S)
Problem(s): Not cleaned At least every 24 hours
Correction(s): Clean as specified above.

7/24/2018 Microwave oven soiled.------->Clean microwave.

4-602.13 Repeat NonFOOD-CONTACT SURFACES of EQUIPMENT shall be cleaned at a frequency
Core necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues.

Item(s): Nonfood contact surface(s)
Location: FRYER AREA
Problem(s): With accumulation of debris
Correction(s): Keep clean.

7/24/2018 Equipment soiled:
1) Bread warmer
2) Hot holding cabinet
3) Sandwich cooler
4) Build up of debris on metal table at chicken prep area near fryer
5) Sides and bottom of fryer soiled with an accumulation of grease.
------> Clean equipment. Clean fryer as often as necessary to preclude debris build-up.

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Core

4-901.11 After cleaning and SANITIZING, EQUIPMENT and UTENSILS shall be air-dried or 07/24/18
Core used after adequate draining.

Item(s): Clean equipment and utensil(s) 7/24/2018
7/24/2018
Location: DISHWASHING AREA
Problem(s): Stored/stacked wet
Correction(s): Completely air dry all items prior to storage/use.

7/24/2018 Dishes stored and stacked wet on clean storage rack.
7/24/2018 CORRECTED: Employee re-washed and allowed dishes to air dry during the time of inspection.

4-903.11 Cleaned EQUIPMENT and UTENSILS, laundered LINENS, and SINGLE-SERVICE 07/25/18
Core and SINGLE-USE ARTICLES shall be stored in an approved manner and location.

Item(s): Single-service/single-use article(s) 7/24/2018
7/24/2018
Location: LOBBY/ (Customer Waiting
Problem(s): Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates
Correction(s): Store in manner that does not contaminate items

7/24/2018 Single service items such as straws and beverage carriers stored in a cabinet below the pop
machine station near an open drain line. Items exposed to splash.

7-25-18 CORRECTED: All items were discarded during the time of inspection.

5-205.15 Repeat A PLUMBING SYSTEM shall be:
Core (A) Repaired according to LAW; (P) and
(B) Maintained in good repair.

Item(s): Plumbing system drain line(s)
Location: KITCHEN
Problem(s): Not maintained
Correction(s): Maintain in good repair

7/24/2018 Plumbing in disrepair:
1) The drain line from the dipper well was leaking onto the floor.
2) The water line from the ice tea machine observed leaking.
3) The pop machine station was leaking into the wooden cabinet causing the wood to rot.
------> Repair the dipper well, the ice tea machine, and the pop machine station water lines.

7-25-18 Pop machine station no longer leaking; repaired.

5-403.12 Condensate drainage and other nonSEWAGE liquids and rainwater shall be drained
Core from point of discharge to disposal according to LAW.

Item(s): Liquid waste(s)
Location: KITCHEN
Problem(s): Not drained from point of discharge

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Core
Correction(s): Drain from point of discharge to proper disposal system.

7/24/2018 The manager stated that the drainage from the batter table ice bath is emptied onto the kitchen
floor through a spigot at end of each shift.
------->Drain the batter table ice bath into a catch bucket and dispose in the required manner or
install a drain line to convey the drainage to the sanitary sewage system.

5-501.115 A storage area and enclosure for REFUSE, recyclables, or returnables shall be
Core maintained free of unnecessary items, and clean.

Item(s): Refuse storage area(s)/enclosures
Location: OUTSIDE PREMISES
Problem(s): With accumulation of debris
Correction(s): Keep clean.

7/24/2018 The outer dumpster area was soiled with food debris and standing water.
------->Clean the outer dumpster area and maintain trash enclosure.

6-501.11 Repeat PHYSICAL FACILITIES shall be maintained in good repair.
Core
Item(s): Physical facilities
Location: FACILITY
Problem(s): In poor repair
Correction(s): Repair

7/24/2018 Facility in disrepair:
1) Potholes in parking lot near back door accumulating water.
2) Grout is missing or deteriorated between floor tiles.
3) Damaged dry wall observed near the chicken prep station.
------->Repair the damaged wall. Repair or replace the grout between floor tiles to ensure a
smooth and easily cleanable surface. Fix the potholes.

6-501.111 The presence of insects, rodents, and other pests shall be controlled to minimize their
Core presence on the PREMISES. by:
(A) Routinely inspecting incoming shipments of FOOD and supplies;
(B) Routinely inspecting the PREMISES for evidence of pests;
(C) Using methods, if pests are found, such as trapping devices or other means of pest
control as specified.(Pf)
(D) Eliminating harborage conditions.

Item(s): Pest(s) insects
Location: THROUGHOUT FACILITY
Problem(s): Present in facility
Correction(s): Remove pests from facility.

7/24/2018 Insects observed:
1) House flies in front lobby area and kitchen.
2) Fruit flies in the kitchen.
-------> Insects shall be controlled to eliminate their presence on the premises. Work with your

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pest control operator to control flies.

6-501.12 Repeat (A) PHYSICAL FACILITIES shall be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them
Core clean.
(B) Except spill cleanup, cleaning shall be done during periods when the least amount
of FOOD is exposed such as after closing.

Item(s): Physical facilities/structures
Location: FACILITY
Problem(s): Soiled
Correction(s): Clean.

7/24/2018 Facility soiled:
1) Kitchen floor soiled throughout with food debris under equipment.
2) Standing dirty water observed outside of the back outer door.
------->Clean the kitchen floor, outside area.

Certified Managers:
363807688 Carl White 2/16/2014

Compliance
Status FOODBORNE ILLNESS RISK FACTORS AND PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTIONS
OUT Safe Food Source Are all foods from an approved source?
Closing Comments:

Complaint #191 received via an employee video posted on social media on 7-23-18. The Detroit Health
Department customer service received over 100 calls about the video. Inspection conducted 7-24-18 and
7-25-18 by Manager S. Withington, Supervisor R. Thomas, and Inspector N. Bailey. The complaints mentioned
and/or shown in the video include: Roaches and flies in the facility, large black bug in the lobby, soiled containers
used to store food in the walk-in cooler, uncovered food in the walk-in cooler and in prep areas, soiled food
contact surfaces, soiled non-food contact surfaces, soiled floor with standing water in various areas, serving
utensils stored in soiled standing water in the dipper well, dipper wells not turned on, staff using a dirty disposable
Styrofoam container to scoop cooked rice, rotting wood cabinet with mold under the pop machine, large fan with
debris stuck on the back of it stored on the floor near the pop machine in the service area, dirty cooking oil,
pieces of chicken in the uncovered ice tea dispenser, using broken pitcher, black debris in sugar storage
container, ice scoop laying in ice bin, lobby floor and trash areas soiled with debris, wet paper towel stored on
clean dish storage rack, and toilet in one restroom full of toilet paper and paper towel.

During the complaint inspections, observations included: managers and employees were cleaning the facility,
broken pitcher discarded, no roaches or black bug observed in the facility, dipper well and surrounding area was
cleaned, no water leaking onto floor, restrooms clean and toilets in working order, no ice tea prepared, all food in
the walk-in cooler covered, no food stored on counters in prep areas, cleaned sandwich cooler, ice scoop
removed from ice bin, lobby and trash areas cleaned, wet paper towel removed, freezer cleaned, no disposable
cups in cooked rice, dipper well not in use, and no fans were operating in the kitchen. No debris observed on
fans. Cooking oil replaced and manager stated that cooking oil is filtered three time per day and changed weekly.

On 7-24-18 the establishment voluntary closed to make necessary repairs to equipment and continue cleaning.

Establishment may not re-open until approved by the Detroit Health Department. All violations must be corrected
prior to re-opening. Submit a comprehensive Corrective Plan of Action (including but not limited to a staff training
plan and a plan to ensure implementation of checklist and policies by all shifts) to address the steps this location
will take to prevent a reoccurrence of the violations addressed in the complaint and inspections.

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Facility stated that Orkin Pest Control comes once per month. May 17, 2018 and July 24, 2018 pest control report
were provided. Orkin documented treating the facility for roach debris in various cracks and crevices on the May
2018 report. The presence of drain flies and fruit flies was documented on the July 2018 report. No observation
of roaches were documented on the May or July reports. It is recommended to increase the frequency of pest
control applications to twice per month.

Person in charge (Name and Title) Inspected By (Name and Title)

N. Bailey
This signature does not imply agreement or disagreement with any violation noted.

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