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Tropical Smoothie Cafe Fl-102

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Fl-102
1270 N Wickham Rd
Melbourne Village Shopping Center
Melbourne, FL 32935
(321)751-3330

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1 Food Service Inspection Since July 1, 2014
Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 5305441
Inspection Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Inspection Number: 2409246
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 7
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 5
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-03-4 Basic.Cove molding at floor/wall juncture broken/missing. Below ice machine/ hand wash sink in kitchen **Warning**
13-07-4 Basic.Employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. Prep employees wearing watches and wrist bands **Warning**
35B-01-4 Basic.Exterior door has a gap at the threshold that opens to the outside. Rear door **Warning**
23-19-4 Basic.Food debris/dust/grease/soil residue on exterior of reach-in freezer in kitchen **Warning**
23-09-4 Basic.Soiled reach-in freezer gaskets. **Warning**
22-22-4 Intermediate.Encrusted material on can opener blade and on mouthing plate on table. **Warning**
22-28-4 Intermediate.Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Bottom shelf of 3 door RIC in kitchen **Warning**

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 5224775
Inspection Date: Friday, April 18, 2014
Inspection Number: 2380320
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 5
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-01-4 Basic.Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. In rice salad at prep area **Corrected On-Site**
35B-01-4 Basic.Exterior rear door has a gap at the threshold that opens to the outside.
23-09-4 Basic.Reach in freezer gaskets soiled with slimy mold build up
22-20-4 Intermediate.Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. **Corrected On-Site**
22-22-4 Intermediate.Encrusted material on can opener blade.

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 5030909
Inspection Date: Monday, December 23, 2013
Inspection Number: 2336253
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 17
Number of High Priority Violations: 3
Number of Intermediate Violations: 4
Number of Basic Violations: 10
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
50-09-4 Basic.Current Hotel and Restaurant license not displayed. **Corrected On-Site**
36-43-4 Basic.Dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers. In kitchen area **Warning**
35B-01-4 Basic.Exterior door has a gap at the threshold that opens to the outside. **Warning**
36-15-4 Basic.Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
23-07-4 Basic.Gaskets with slimy/mold-like build-up. 3 door freezer **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
05-09-4 Basic.No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
08B-38-4 Basic.Plastic bins used for storage for chips stored on floor. **Warning**
25-06-4 Basic.Single-service articles not stored inverted or protected from contamination. Salad containers **Warning**
25-03-4 Basic.Single-use gloves left on a food-contact surface. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
36-26-4 Basic.Wall moderately soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. Along caulking of 3 bay sink **Warning**
01B-01-4 High Priority. 2 dented Dented cans present. See stop sale. **Warning**
12A-06-4 High Priority.Employee failed to wash hands before putting on new set of gloves to work with food. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
41-11-4 High Priority.Windex spray bottle stored by or with single-service items. **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
02C-03-4 Intermediate.Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food opened and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Soup in reach in cooler opened Saturday **Warning**
05-07-4 Intermediate.Food thermometer(s) not calibrated according to manufacturer's specifications. One was off 10° **Warning**
22-22-4 Intermediate.Heavy Encrusted material on can opener blade. **Warning**
41-17-4 Intermediate.Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 5030910
Inspection Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Inspection Number: 2336254
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 11
Number of High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 10
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
32-21-4 Basic.Bathroom door not self-closing. **. Repeat Violation**
36-44-4 Basic.Ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers had accumulation of mold-like substance. **. Repeat Violation**
14-09-4 Basic.Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. **. Repeat Violation**
36-73-4 Basic.Floor soiled/has accumulation of debris.
10-01-4 Basic.In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. Sugar **Corrected On-Site**
10-07-4 Basic.In-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Scoop **Corrected On-Site**
05-09-4 Basic.No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometers in holding units.
23-09-4 Basic.Soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.
36-29-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated dust. Behind prep line fan
41-15-4 Basic.Wiping cloth solution stored in a location that could result in the cross contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens, single-service, or single-use articles. **Corrected On-Site**
41-11-4 High Priority.Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with single-service items. **Corrected On-Site**

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 4920197
Inspection Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Inspection Number: 2271176
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 3
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
32-21-4 Basic.Bathroom door not self-closing. **Warning**
36-44-4 Basic.Ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers had accumulation of mold-like substance. **Warning**
14-09-4 Basic.Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. **Warning**

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5 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 5030910
Inspection Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Inspection Number: 2336254
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 11
Number of High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 10
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
32-21-4 Basic.Bathroom door not self-closing. **. Repeat Violation**
36-44-4 Basic.Ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers had accumulation of mold-like substance. **. Repeat Violation**
14-09-4 Basic.Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. **. Repeat Violation**
36-73-4 Basic.Floor soiled/has accumulation of debris.
10-01-4 Basic.In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. Sugar **Corrected On-Site**
10-07-4 Basic.In-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Scoop **Corrected On-Site**
05-09-4 Basic.No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometers in holding units.
23-09-4 Basic.Soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.
36-29-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated dust. Behind prep line fan
41-15-4 Basic.Wiping cloth solution stored in a location that could result in the cross contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens, single-service, or single-use articles. **Corrected On-Site**
41-11-4 High Priority.Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with single-service items. **Corrected On-Site**

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 4920197
Inspection Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Inspection Number: 2271176
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 3
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
32-21-4 Basic.Bathroom door not self-closing. **Warning**
36-44-4 Basic.Ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers had accumulation of mold-like substance. **Warning**
14-09-4 Basic.Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. **Warning**

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 4919952
Inspection Date: Monday, May 20, 2013
Inspection Number: 2271176
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 18
Number of High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 4
Number of Basic Violations: 12
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
32-21-4 Basic.Bathroom door not self-closing. **Warning**
51-11-4 Basic.Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
36-44-4 Basic.Ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers had accumulation of mold-like substance. **Warning**
14-09-4 Basic.Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. **Warning**
40-06-4 Basic.Employee personal items stored in or above food in reach in **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
14-38-4 Basic.Food storage container/container lid cracked or broken. Sugar container with duct tape **Warning**
08B-38-4 Basic.Food stored on floor. Chips and Bananas **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
22-08-4 Basic.Interior of toaster oven has heavy accumulation of black substance/grease/food debris. **Warning**
33-33-4 Basic.Large amount of unused equipment/supplies present. **Warning**
42-01-4 Basic.Wet mop not stored in a manner to allow the mop to dry. **Warning**
21-12-4 Basic.Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
02D-01-4 Basic.Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Sugar **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
50-05-4 High Priority - License expired more than 30 days, but not more than 60 days, after expiration date. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
12A-06-4 High Priority.Employee failed to wash hands before putting on new set of gloves to work with food. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
22-20-4 Intermediate.Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. **Warning**
22-22-4 Intermediate.Heavily Encrusted material on can opener blade. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
53B-02-4 Intermediate.No proof of required state approved employee training provided for employee hired more than 60 days ago. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPRys contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. **Warning**
41-17-4 Intermediate.Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 4854590
Inspection Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Inspection Number: 2210950
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 0
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 0

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 4694740
Inspection Date: Monday, January 07, 2013
Inspection Number: 2210950
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 5
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-01-4 Basic.Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. In rice/ beans **Corrected On-Site**
14-38-4 Basic.Food storage containers cracked or broken.
22-20-4 Intermediate.Moderate accumulation of mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine.
36-43-4 Basic.Dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers. By 3 comp sink heavy
53A-03-4 Intermediate.Food manager certification expired. Expired 9/24/12

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 4610458
Inspection Date: Monday, June 04, 2012
Inspection Number: 2161321
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Administrative complaint recommended - Existence of critical violations found in an initial inspection require administrative action to ensure compliance.
Total Number of Violations: 8
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 7
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
1 risk violation of code 08 which requires:
  • “08a - Food protection during storage, preparation, display, service, transportation.”
  • “08b - Cross-contamination, equipment, personnel, storage.”
  • “08c - Potential for cross-contamination, storage practices; damaged food segregated.”
1 risk violation of code 12 which requires:
  • “12a - Hands washed and clean, good hygienic practices (observed), alternative operating plan.”
  • “12b - Proper hygienic practices, eating/drinking/smoking (evidence.)”
1 violation of code 14 which requires:
  • “Food contact surfaces designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located”
3 violations of code 22 which requires:
  • “Food contact surfaces clean and sanitized.”
1 risk violation of code 41 which requires:
  • “41a - Toxic substances properly stored.”
  • “41b - Toxic substances properly labeled, used.”
1 critical violation of code 50 which requires:
  • “Current license, properly displayed.”

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 4357267
Inspection Date: Thursday, January 05, 2012
Inspection Number: 2105008
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 4
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 2
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
22-20-1 Critical. Observed moderate buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine. Repeat Violation.
22-22-1 Critical. Observed moderate encrusted material on can opener. Corrected On Site.
37-05-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris.
51-11-1 Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. Corrected On Site.

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 4357268
Inspection Date: Monday, August 08, 2011
Inspection Number: 2105009
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 4
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 3
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
22-20-1 Critical. Observed light buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
37-07-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated dust. Behind dry storage and through out kitchen
41B-03-1 Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle. Blue solution Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
50-08-1 Critical. Establishment operating without a current Hotel and Restaurant license. Corrected On Site. Operator paid 50. 00 over phone

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011
Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 4258392
Inspection Date: Thursday, June 02, 2011
Inspection Number: 2049601
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Complaint Full
Inspection Disposition: Administrative complaint recommended - Existence of critical violations found in an initial inspection require administrative action to ensure compliance.
Total Number of Violations: 11
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 5
Number of Noncritical Violations: 6
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed liquid egg cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Found at 65F. Out for 30 minutes recommend rapid chill. Corrected On Site. Placed in RIF
10-01-1 In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. Sugar
14-33-1 Observed vitamin container badly chipped
14-37-1 Observed cutting boards moderatly grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
14-37-1 Observed individual cutting board badly grooved and moderatly soiled with mold like substance
22-27-1 Critical. Observed food grade hose to clean bleanders moderatly encrusted with soil deposits.
22-28-1 Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Fruit smoothie cooler
25-02-1 Unwrapped single-service utensils not presented so that only the handles are touched. Knives and spoons
37-14-1 Observed ceiling in slightly bowing above prep table
41B-03-1 Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle.
50-08-1 Critical. Establishment operating without a current Hotel and Restaurant license.

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 4230325
Inspection Date: Thursday, April 21, 2011
Inspection Number: 2043249
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 10
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 6
Number of Noncritical Violations: 4
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-37-1 Observed all cutting boards grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
14-53-1 Can opener blade not kept sharp - observed metal shavings heavy rust build up on blade.
22-20-1 Critical. Observed light buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
22-28-1 Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Top cook line RIC
31-12-1 Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Lettuce in hand sink. Corrected On Site.
37-07-1 Observed wall heavily soiled with accumulated dust. Above food storage area. Repeat Violation.
41A-10-1 Critical. Observed glass cleaner stored on shelf with blenders Corrected On Site.
41B-03-1 Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle. Corrected On Site.
42-03-1 Wet mop not hung to dry.
50-08-1 Critical. Establishment operating without a current Hotel and Restaurant license.

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 3942384
Inspection Date: Thursday, December 09, 2010
Inspection Number: 1948052
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 7
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 3
Number of Noncritical Violations: 4
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
01B-14-1 Critical. Observed dented can of pineapple bites
14-33-1 Observed inyerior of microwave badly rusted
22-20-1 Critical. Observed light buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
35A-08-1 Critical. Observed 2 live flies in kitchen.
37-07-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated dust. Behind storage shelf
37-19-1 Observed ceiling tiles in kitchen above prep table soiled with water stains
51-11-1 Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 3942385
Inspection Date: Wednesday, August 04, 2010
Inspection Number: 1948053
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 13
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 7
Number of Noncritical Violations: 6
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-26-1 Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Grey bin. Corrected On Site.
09-05-1 Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense food that is not ready-to-eat.
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
14-29-1 Observed establishment using sponges on cleaned and sanitized, or in-use food-contact surface. For ware washing
14-51-1 Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. Grey bin.
21-10-1 Clean wiping cloth not properly stored. Corrected On Site.
22-28-1 Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Top station where fruits are stored.
23-06-1 Observed build-up of sticky food debree on gaskets of fruit cooler
25-01-1 Observed single-service articles handled, or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination. Coffee stirs. Repeat Violation.
37-05-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris. Dry storage area.
41A-02-1 Critical. Observed glass cleaner,sanitizer and can of raid stored by food. Corrected On Site.
41B-03-1 Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle.
41B-09-1 Critical. Insecticide/rodenticide use not in compliance with regulations. Can of raid.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010
Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 3606574
Inspection Date: Friday, January 08, 2010
Inspection Number: 1837348
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 6
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 6
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
23-04-1 Observed moderate build-up of mold-like substance on bottom of blender mixers. Corrected On Site.
23-05-1 Observed sticky residue build-up on exterior surface of soda staion Corrected On Site.
25-01-1 Observed single-service articles handled, displayed, or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination. Coffee stirs
37-04-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. Along 3 bay sink.
37-18-1 Observed dusty exhaust vent covers. Restrooms
42-03-1 Wet mop not hung to dry.

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 3606575
Inspection Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Inspection Number: 1837349
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 7
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 3
Number of Noncritical Violations: 4
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14 Food contact surfaces designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located
15 Non-food contact surfaces designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located
22 Critical. Food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils clean
22 Critical. Food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils clean
37 Walls, ceilings, and attached equipment, constructed, clean
41B Critical. Toxic items labeled and used properly
51 Other conditions sanitary and safe operation

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009
Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 3583935
Inspection Date: Tuesday, June 09, 2009
Inspection Number: 1827894
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 7
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
10-02-1 In-use utensil not stored on a clean portion of food preparation or cooking equipment. Ice scoop
10-07-1 Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Peanut butter scoop. Corrected On Site.
22-20-1 Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine sheild. Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
22-22-1 Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener. Corrected On Site.
23-06-1 Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on exterior of soda dispensinG unit
31-12-1 Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Food in hand sink. Corrected On Site.
41B-03-1 Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle. Light blue solution. Corrected On Site.

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 3167277
Inspection Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Inspection Number: 1655981
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 6
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 2
Number of Noncritical Violations: 4
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-27-1 Water treatment device has not been inspected or serviced according to manufacturer's instructions. For icemachine
22-27-1 Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with soil deposits. Vitamin and sugar containers that are stored on the top of fruit make cooler
22-28-1 Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Fruit coler
36-10-1 Observed food residue remaining in the cracks of the floor due to grout missing. Kitchen
37-03-1 Observed back door frame in disrepair.
37-15-1 Observed ceiling heavly soiled with accumulated food debris. Above mixer station

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 3167278
Inspection Date: Thursday, September 11, 2008
Inspection Number: 1655982
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 7
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 6
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-28-1 Critical. Observed case of bananas and oranges stored on floor. Corrected On Site.
12A-16-1 Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. Handling trash can,puttting on visor
22-20-1 Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine sheild.
22-22-1 Critical. Observed heavy encrusted material on can opener. Repeat Violation.
25-06-1 Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination. Plastic knives by toaster
30-02-1 Critical. Vacuum breaker mising at hose bibb. Y connection on the mopsink for the hose.
47-06-2 Critical. Observed extension cord in use for non-temporary period. For reporting purposes only. Front counter

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008
Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 3093773
Inspection Date: Thursday, March 20, 2008
Inspection Number: 1632926
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 12
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 6
Number of Noncritical Violations: 6
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
01b Critical. Wholesome, sound condition
02 Critical. Original container: properly labeled, date marking
1 Approved source-wholesome, sound condition
21 Wiping cloths clean, used properly, stored
22 Critical. Food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils clean
23 Non-food contact surfaces clean
37 Walls, ceilings, and attached equipment, constructed, clean
50 Critical. Current license properly displayed
51 Other conditions sanitary and safe operation
53a Critical. Food management certification valid
53b Critical. Employee training validation
56 Copy of Chapter 509, Florida Statutes, available

Inspection For: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE
License Number: 1505861
License ID: 3694385
Inspection Visit ID: 3014999
Inspection Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Inspection Number: 1624282
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 6
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 5
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
13-03-1 Observed employee with no hair restraint.
14-27-1 Water treatment device has not been inspected or serviced according to manufacturer's instructions. Icemachine filters date expired
25-06-1 Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination. Coffee stirs in dining room
51-11-1 Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
53B-08-1 Critical. No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment. Pro
56-01-1 Copy of Florida Statute 509 not available in the establishment.

NoticeEach restaurant inspection report is a “snapshot” of conditions present at the time of the inspection. On any given day Tropical Smoothie Cafe Fl-102 in Melbourne Florida may have fewer or more violations than noted in their most recent restaurant inspection. An inspection conducted on any given day may not be representative of the overall, long-term conditions at Melbourne's Tropical Smoothie Cafe Fl-102.

A summary of violations found during inspections are listed in the Food Service Inspection boxes above. Cited are violations of Florida's sanitation and safety laws, which are based on the standards of U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Food Code.

Effective January 1, 2013, the Florida Division of Hotels and Restaurants adopted a new three-tiered violation classification system that replaces the "critical" or "non-critical" classification in use up until then. The new system uses the terms "High Priority," "Intermediate" and "Basic" which better define violation information for consumers, making it easier to understand.

In general, High Priority violations are those which could contribute directly to a foodborne illness or injury. Although the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) uses the term "High Priority", varying degrees of severity and potential risk to the public require inspectors to assess each situation in determining the appropriate action. In addition, while Tropical Smoothie Cafe Fl-102 may have multiple violations, the inspectors' training and judgment formulate the overall result of the inspection to ensure public health and safety.

Intermediate violations are those which, if not addressed, could lead to risk factors that contribute to foodborne illness or injury. Basic violations are those which are considered best practices to implement.

Formally, Critical violations were those that, if not corrected, were more likely to contribute directly to food contamination, illness or environmental damage. Noncritical violations did not directly relate to foodborne illness risk, but were preventive measures that included practices and procedures which effectively controled environmental conditions. Left uncorrected, noncritical violations could undermine the overall food safety program of an establishment and lead to the development of critical violations.

While most establishments correct all violations in a timely manner (often during the inspection), the division's procedures are designed to compel compliance with all violations through follow-up visits, administration action or closure when necessary.

Violations listed refer to the revelant section of Florida regulation that has been observed to be deficient during the inspection. Each establishment must comply with the language of the inspection statement. For purposes of enforcement and compliance, the DBPR recognizes the status as printed on the inspection form, although the severity of the violation observed may warrant additional action regardless of its "High Priority/Intermediate/Basic" or "critical/noncritical" designation.


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