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Better Taste Jamaican/American Cusine

260 EAST 167 ST
Bronx, NY 10456
Phone: (917) 819 3007

As of: 2015-11-12 00:00:00

Inspection Trends

Violations:

Food not cooled by an approved method whereby the internal product temperature is reduced from 140º F to 70º F or less within 2 hours, and from 70º F to 41º F or less within 4 additional hours.

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.
Appropriately scaled metal stem-type thermometer or thermocouple not provided or used to evaluate temperatures of potentially hazardous foods during cooking, cooling, reheating and holding.
“Choking first aid” poster not posted. “Alcohol and pregnancy” warning sign not posted. Resuscitation equipment: exhaled air resuscitation masks (adult & pediatric), latex gloves, sign not posted. Inspection report sign not posted.

Violations:

Wiping cloths soiled or not stored in sanitizing solution.
Appropriately scaled metal stem-type thermometer or thermocouple not provided or used to evaluate temperatures of potentially hazardous foods during cooking, cooling, reheating and holding.

Violations:

Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
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.
Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.

Violations:

Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Thawing procedures improper.
Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
Evidence of mice or live mice 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.
Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.

Violations:

Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
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.

Violations:

Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
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.
Food contact surface not properly maintained.