Public record information on Chicago Health Inspections for La Tropicana Inc located at 5646 S Kedzie Ave.


LA TROPICANA INC

5646 S KEDZIE AVE , CHICAGO, IL, 60629


Inspection ID: 2561769. Canvass Re-Inspection performed on 08/05/2022, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
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Inspection ID: 2561342. Canvass performed on 07/27/2022, resulted in a 'Fail', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
3. MANAGEMENT, FOOD EMPLOYEE AND CONDITIONAL EMPLOYEE; KNOWLEDGE, RESPONSIBILITIES AND REPORTING - Comments: OBSERVED NO EMPLOYEE HEALTH POLICY AVAILABLE. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO PROVIDE SIGNED ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITY TO REPORT ANY ILLNESS TRANSMISSIBLE THROUGH FOOD. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-010 CITATION ISSUED | 37. FOOD PROPERLY LABELED; ORIGINAL CONTAINER - Comments: OBSERVED BULK CONTAINERS NOT LABELED IN PREP AREA. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO LABEL ALL BULK CONTAINERS WITH COMMON NAME OF FOOD. | 38. INSECTS, RODENTS, & ANIMALS NOT PRESENT - Comments: OBSERVED OVER 100 MICE DROPPINGS SCATTERED ON FLOOR IN REAR PREP AREA, ALONG STAIRWAY LEADING TO BASEMENT, ON WOODEN SHELVES AND SHELVING UNITS IN BASEMENT, ON TOP OF CHEST FREEZERS IN BASEMENT, ON FLOOR BEHIND CHEST FREEZERS, ON FLOOR ALONG WALLS AND CORNERS IN BASEMENT METER ROOM. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO CALL AN EXTERMINATOR FOR SERVICE, CLEAN AND SANITIZE ALL AREAS. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-020(A) CITATION ISSUED | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: OBSERVED RAW WOOD SHELVING IN BASEMENT STORAGE AREA. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO SEAL ALL RAW WOOD SURFACES AND MAINTAIN. | 49. NON-FOOD/FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEAN - Comments: OBSERVED RESIDUE ON INTERIOR SURFACES OF ICE MACHINE. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN. | 53. TOILET FACILITIES: PROPERLY CONSTRUCTED, SUPPLIED, & CLEANED - Comments: OBSERVED NO COVERED WASTE RECEPTACLE IN CUSTOMER WASHROOM. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO PROVIDE. | 56. ADEQUATE VENTILATION & LIGHTING; DESIGNATED AREAS USED - Comments: OBSERVED MISSING LIGHT SHIELDS IN REAR PREP AREA. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO REPLACE AND MAINTAIN.

Inspection ID: 2352848. Canvass performed on 12/06/2019, resulted in a 'Pass w/ Conditions', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
1. PERSON IN CHARGE PRESENT, DEMONSTRATES KNOWLEDGE, AND PERFORMS DUTIES - Comments: FOUND NO PERSON IN CHARGE(PIC) ON SITE. INSTRUCTED TO HAVE A PIC ON SITE AT ALL TIMES AND THAT PERSON MUST HAVE A CITY OF CHICAGO FOOD SANITATION CERTIFICATE ON SITE. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION | 2. CITY OF CHICAGO FOOD SERVICE SANITATION CERTIFICATE - Comments: FOUND NO CITY OF CHICAGO CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ON SITE WHILE PREPARING/SERVING TCS FOODS. INSTRUCTED TO HAVE ONE ON SITE AT ALL TIMES. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-012 CITATION ISSUED | 10. ADEQUATE HANDWASHING SINKS PROPERLY SUPPLIED AND ACCESSIBLE - Comments: FOUND NO HAND DRYING DEVICES AT EITHER OF THE HAND WASHING SINKS IN THE FOOD PREPARATION AREAS. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE HAND DRYING DEVICES AND MAINTAIN. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-030(c) NO CITATION ISSUED SEE ABOVE VIOLATION #10. | 10. ADEQUATE HANDWASHING SINKS PROPERLY SUPPLIED AND ACCESSIBLE - Comments: FOUND NO HANDWASHING CLEANSER AT EITHER OF THE HANDWASHING SINKS IN THE FOOD PREPARATION AREAS. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN HANDWASHING CLEANSER AT HAND SINKS AT ALL TIMES. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-030(c) CITATION ISSUED. | 53. TOILET FACILITIES: PROPERLY CONSTRUCTED, SUPPLIED, & CLEANED - Comments: FOUND THE TRASH RECEPTACLE IN THE CUSTOMER'S AND EMPLOYEE'S TOILET ROOM WITH NO LID/COVER. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE TRASH RECEPTACLES WITH LIDS/COVERS. MAINTAIN SAME. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: FOUND CRACKED/DAMAGED FLOOR TILES IN THE FOOD PREPARATION AREAS. INSTRUCTED TO REPLACE DAMAGED FLOOR TILES AND MAINTAIN EASILY CLEANABLE FLOORS. | 57. ALL FOOD EMPLOYEES HAVE FOOD HANDLER TRAINING - Comments: ALL FOOD HANDLERS MUST MEET THE FOOD HANDLER'S REQUIREMENTS AND PROVIDE PROOF THAT THE REQUIREMENTS WERE MET. MAINTAIN SAME. | 58. ALLERGEN TRAINING AS REQUIRED - Comments: OBSERVED CITY OF CHICAGO FOOD SERVICE SANITATION MANAGER WITHOUT THE REQUIRED ALLERGEN TRAINING. INSTRUCTED TO MEET REQUIREMENT.

Inspection ID: 2252404. Canvass Re-Inspection performed on 01/11/2019, resulted in a 'Pass w/ Conditions', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
3. MANAGEMENT, FOOD EMPLOYEE AND CONDITIONAL EMPLOYEE; KNOWLEDGE, RESPONSIBILITIES AND REPORTING - Comments: OBSERVED NO EMPLOYEE HEALTH POLICY ON SITE. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE AN EMPLOYEE HEALTH POLICY THAT INCLUDES A SIGNED ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FROM EACH EMPLOYEE. PRIORITY FOUNDATION. NO CITATION ISSUED. | 5. PROCEDURES FOR RESPONDING TO VOMITING AND DIARRHEAL EVENTS - Comments: OBSERVED NO WRITTEN PROCEDURE ON SITE FOR RESPONDING TO VOMIT AND DIARRHEA EVENTS THAT CAN POTENTIALLY OCCUR INSIDE OF THE FOOD ESTABLISHMENT. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE. PRIORITY FOUNDATION. NO CITATION ISSUED. | 10. ADEQUATE HANDWASHING SINKS PROPERLY SUPPLIED AND ACCESSIBLE - Comments: OBSERVED UTENSILS STORED INSIDE THE FRONT HANDWASHING SINK AND A GARBAGE CAN BLOCKING THE OTHER HANDWASHING SINK LOCATED IN THE FRONT ON THE SIDE FOOD PREPARATION AREA. INSTRUCTED TO KEEP HAND SINKS FOR HAND WASHING ONLY AND TO NOT STORE ANYTHING IN, ON AND IN FRONT OF HANDWASHING SINKS. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-030(c) CITATION ISSUED | 36. THERMOMETERS PROVIDED & ACCURATE - Comments: OBSERVED NO THERMOMETERS INSIDE OF THE ICE CREAM REACH IN FREEZER, THE PREPACKAGED FRUIT 2 DOOR REFRIGERATOR AND INSIDE OF THE 2 DOOR PREP COOLER ACROSS FROM THE ICE CREAM REACH IN FREEZER. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE. | 37. FOOD PROPERLY LABELED; ORIGINAL CONTAINER - Comments: OBSERVED PREPACKAGED DICED FRUITS, PREPACKAGED DESSERT AND PREPACKAGED CHIPS WITHOUT LABELS CONTAINING INGREDIENTS. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE. | 51. PLUMBING INSTALLED; PROPER BACKFLOW DEVICES - Comments: UNABLE TO LOCATE THE BACK FLOW PREVENTION DEVICE ON THE ICE MACHINE LOCATED IN THE FOOD PREP AREA. INSTRUCTED TO LOCATE. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: OBSERVED A HOLE IN THE WALL LOCATED IN THE CUSTOMER WASHROOM AND WALL COVING IN POOR REPAIR LOCATED IN THE REAR FOOD PREP AREA BY THE 1 COMPARTMENT SINK. INSTRUCTED TO REPAIR AND MAKE ALL SURFACES SMOOTH AND EASILY CLEANABLE. | 58. ALLERGEN TRAINING AS REQUIRED - Comments: OBSERVED CITY OF CHICAGO FOOD SERVICE SANITATION MANAGER WITHOUT THE REQUIRED ALLERGEN TRAINING. INSTRUCTED TO MEET REQUIREMENT.

Inspection ID: 2243908. Canvass Re-Inspection performed on 12/28/2018, resulted in a 'No Entry', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
N/A

Inspection ID: 2098688. Canvass performed on 10/12/2017, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: OBSERVED THE #10 CAN OPENER NOT CLEAN, INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND SANITIZE. ALSO DEFROST/CLEAN EXCESSIVE ICE IN THE FRONT ICE CREAM AND PALETA FREEZERS. | 32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: OBSERVED RAW WOOD IN THE NEW SOUTH SECTION, INSTRUCTED TO SEAL.ALSO REMOVE THE RUST FROM SOUTH SIDE 2 DOOR COOLER.

Inspection ID: 1932876. Canvass performed on 06/16/2016, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: INTERIOR OF ICE MACHINE IN NEED OF CLEANING TO REMOVE BUILD UP. MUST CLEAN AND MAINTAIN. | 35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: SMALL HOLE IN WALL IN REAR PREP AREA. MUST SEAL AND MAINTAIN.

Inspection ID: 1560039. Canvass performed on 07/09/2015, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: OBSERVED FRONT HAND SINK WITH OUT A SPLASH QUARD/BETWEEN THE AIR DRY SECTION OF THE 3 COMPARTMENT SINK/HAND SINK, INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE. | 35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: OBSERVED A PITTED WALL BEHIND THE PAN STORAGE ABOVE THE 3 COMPARTMENT SINK, INSTRUCTED TO REPAIR. | 33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: OBSERVED THE REAR #10 CAN OPENER/PREP TABLE NOT CLEAN,INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND SANITIZE. | 45. FOOD HANDLER REQUIREMENTS MET - Comments: OBSERVED NO FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATES ON PREMISES AT THIS TIME,INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE. IDPH'S FOOD HANDLER INFO. GIVEN AT THIS TIME.

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