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Mela's Cafe

1735 WASHINGTON AVE
Bronx, NY 10457
Phone: (718) 901 2181

As of: 2015-11-04 00:00:00

Inspection Trends

Violations:

Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
Sanitized equipment or utensil, including in-use food dispensing utensil, improperly used or stored.
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.

Violations:

Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Lighting inadequate; permanent lighting not provided in food preparation areas, ware washing areas, and storage rooms.

Violations:

Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.

Violations:

Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Failure to comply with an Order of the Board of Health, Commissioner, or Department.

Violations:

Tobacco use, eating, or drinking from open container in food preparation, food storage or dishwashing area observed.
Food worker does not use proper utensil to eliminate bare hand contact with food that will not receive adequate additional heat treatment.

Violations:

Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
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.
Plumbing not properly installed or maintained; anti-siphonage or backflow prevention device not provided where required; equipment or floor not properly drained; sewage disposal system in disrepair or not functioning properly.
Personal cleanliness inadequate. Outer garment soiled with possible contaminant. Effective hair restraint not worn in an area where food is prepared.
Failure to comply with an Order of the Board of Health, Commissioner, or Department.

Violations:

Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.

Violations:

Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
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.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Personal cleanliness inadequate. Outer garment soiled with possible contaminant. Effective hair restraint not worn in an area where food is prepared.
Evidence of rats or live rats present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.

Violations:

Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.