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Purple Yam

1314 CORTELYOU RD
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Phone: (718) 940 8188

As of: 2015-10-15 00:00:00

Inspection Trends

Violations:

Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.

Violations:

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

Violations:

Pesticide use not in accordance with label or applicable laws. Prohibited chemical used/stored. Open bait station used.
Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.

Violations:

Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
Sanitized equipment or utensil, including in-use food dispensing utensil, improperly used or stored.
Smoke free workplace smoking policy inadequate, not posted, not provided to employees.

Violations:

Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Toilet facility not maintained and provided with toilet paper, waste receptacle and self-closing door.
Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor of food operations.

Violations:

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.
Wiping cloths soiled or not stored in sanitizing solution.

Violations:

Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Pesticide use not in accordance with label or applicable laws. Prohibited chemical used/stored. Open bait station used.

Violations:

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.
Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.

Violations:

Wiping cloths soiled or not stored in sanitizing solution.
Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
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.