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Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen #119

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen #119
116 W Merritt Island Cswy
Merritt Island, FL 32952
(321)452-5200

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Emergency Closure Orders Since October 2008

Notice According to Florida Statute 509.035; an emergency closure is not a disciplinary action, but rather an action taken to mitigate conditions that pose an elevated risk to the health, safety or welfare of the public or the establishment's employees. The licensee is closed until the conditions are corrected. Examples of conditions warranting immediate closure include: lack of approved utilities or hot water, sewage backups or overflows, fire damage, pest infestation or inadequate refrigeration.

A 24-hour callback inspection will be performed after an emergency closure or emergency suspension of license. The establishment may reopen only when a division inspection shows that all critical violations that caused the suspension are corrected.


Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen #119, Merritt Island was ordered Closed on May 12, 2014 due to Roach Activity and was allowed to Reopen on May 13, 2014

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1 Disciplinary Activity Orders Since January 2007

NoticeThe Division of Hotels and Restaurants conducts regular inspections of public food service establishments to assure compliance with state sanitation and safety laws.

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen #119 either allowed conditions to exist that pose an immediate threat to the public's health and safety or repeatedly did not correct non-critical violations noted during routine and call-back inspections, despite being given oral and written warnings and ample time to do so.

Each of the listed cases involves either a signed stipulation (“settlement”) between the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen #119 or a Final Order issued after a formal administrative hearing has been conducted. Section 509.261, Florida Statutes, authorizes the Division of Hotels and Restaurants to fine, suspend or revoke the license of establishments that do not comply with state health and safety laws.


Case Number: 4--2014021277 - On September 05, 2014 Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen #119, Merritt Island was ordered to pay $400 for violations observed during its May 12, 2014 inspection.

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No (0) Food Misrepresentation Cases Since March 2006
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3 Food Service Inspections Since July 1, 2014
Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 5453823
Inspection Date: Thursday, November 06, 2014
Inspection Number: 2462891
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Complaint Full
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 High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
12B-03-4 Basic.Employee drinking from an open beverage container in a food preparation or other restricted area.
40-06-4 Basic.Employee personal items stored in or above a food preparation area. Bag of food on prep table. **Corrected On-Site**
36-18-4 Basic.Floor tiles need regrouped throughout. **. Repeat Violation**
03D-16-4 Intermediate.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food covered while cooling. Green beans in walk in cooler. **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation**

Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 5382341
Inspection Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Inspection Number: 2441419
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 High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
24-08-4 Basic.Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting. **Corrected On-Site**
36-18-4 Basic.Floor tiles need regrouted on cookline.
51-18-4 Basic.No copy of latest inspection report available.
03D-16-4 Intermediate.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food covered while cooling. Rice

Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 5287817
Inspection Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Inspection Number: 2399137
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: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 4
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-43-4 Basic.Dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers. Above office
36-22-4 Basic.Floor area(s) covered with standing water. Dry storage by ice machine.
51-18-4 Basic.No copy of latest inspection report available.
36-24-4 Basic.Several small Holes in walls throughout.
22-20-4 Intermediate.Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine.

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 5238292
Inspection Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Inspection Number: 2379721
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]
14-01-4 Basic.Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. Salt bucket in biscuit area
50-09-4 Basic.Current Hotel and Restaurant license not displayed.
36-13-4 Basic.Heavy Grease and food accumulated under cooking equipment.
47-03-4 Observed electrical wiring in disrepair. For reporting purposes only. Walkin cooler **. Repeat Violation**

Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 5220167
Inspection Date: Monday, May 12, 2014
Inspection Number: 2379721
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Emergency order recommended - Conditions have been found that endanger the health and safety of the public requiring immediate closure of the establishment.
Total Number of Violations: 8
Number of High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 6
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-01-4 Basic.Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. Salt bucket in biscuit area
50-09-4 Basic.Current Hotel and Restaurant license not displayed.
40-06-4 Basic.Employee personal items stored in or above a food preparation area. Unsmoked cigarette laying on can of jalapeno peppers **Corrected On-Site**
36-13-4 Basic.Heavy Grease and food accumulated under cooking equipment.
36-24-4 Basic.Hole in wall. Under hand wash sink on front line
33-16-4 Basic.Open dumpster lid.
12A-19-4 High Priority.Employee washed hands with cold water.
35A-05-4 High Priority.Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. 6 live under frying station on cookline, 3 in sink area, 3 came out from gap in wall paneling also in sink area
47-03-4 Observed electrical wiring in disrepair. For reporting purposes only. Walkin cooler **. Repeat Violation**

Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 5040308
Inspection Date: Friday, January 17, 2014
Inspection Number: 2343050
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: 1
Number of High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 0
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03E-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food reheated for hot holding not reaching 165 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 seconds within 2 hours. Beans and rice 135f **Corrected On-Site**
47-03-4 Observed electrical wiring in disrepair. For reporting purposes only. Switch plate on the cooler door is missing

Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 5040309
Inspection Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Inspection Number: 2343051
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: 8
Number of High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 5
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
23-06-4 Basic.Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Trash can is dirty
13-07-4 Basic.Employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. Bracelets on line cook
14-11-4 Basic.Equipment in poor repair. Water frozen to bottom of freezer , small cooler
36-24-4 Basic.Hole in wall. Dry storage
38-07-4 Basic.Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Sleeves on site
35A-02-4 High Priority.Live, small flying insects in food preparation area. One live
35A-09-4 High Priority.Presence of insects, rodents, or other pests. Live Ant noted by sugar
03C-80-4 Intermediate.Plant food cooked for hot holding not reaching a minimum internal temperature of 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Rice 117f reheated to 170f

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 5040309
Inspection Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Inspection Number: 2343051
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: 8
Number of High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 5
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
23-06-4 Basic.Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Trash can is dirty
13-07-4 Basic.Employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. Bracelets on line cook
14-11-4 Basic.Equipment in poor repair. Water frozen to bottom of freezer , small cooler
36-24-4 Basic.Hole in wall. Dry storage
38-07-4 Basic.Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Sleeves on site
35A-02-4 High Priority.Live, small flying insects in food preparation area. One live
35A-09-4 High Priority.Presence of insects, rodents, or other pests. Live Ant noted by sugar
03C-80-4 Intermediate.Plant food cooked for hot holding not reaching a minimum internal temperature of 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Rice 117f reheated to 170f

Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 4658332
Inspection Date: Monday, January 14, 2013
Inspection Number: 2186173
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: 3
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 2
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
22-21-4 Intermediate.Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance inside the ice bin.
31B-04-4 Basic.No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. Line
36-11-4 Basic.Floors not maintained smooth and durable. Grout worn **. Repeat Violation**

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 4316660
Inspection Date: Monday, April 09, 2012
Inspection Number: 2077199
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: 8
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03B-03-1 Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. French fries 107F h. H manager discarded
12A-09-1 Critical. Observed food employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. Bracelett
12A-16-1 Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. BEFORE APPLING GLOVES Corrected On Site.
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
22-19-1 Critical. Observed interior of microwave moderately soiled.
22-24-1 Critical. Observed moderate buildup of slime on soda dispensing nozzles.
22-27-1 Critical. Observed bun toaster heavily souled with food debree
23-06-1 Observed heavy build-up of food debris on shelves under prep tables
42-03-1 Wet mop not hung to dry.
53B-04-1 Critical. Employees have not received training related to their assigned duties. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR?#ontracted provider: Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. Never was told how to test sanitizer for 3 bay sink.

Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 4316661
Inspection Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Inspection Number: 2077200
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
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
15-31-1 Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair;peeling paint on exterior of drip pan on refrigeration unit in walk-in cooler.
28-01-1 Critical. Establishment drainage system not designed and installed properly. Observed standing water at least sixes deep in parking lot from washing down exterior pad behind building.
30-02-1 Critical. Vacuum breaker missing at hose bibb with hose attached at outside mop sink.
37-11-1 Observed attached equipment soiled with moderate accumulated dust on evaporator coil behind fans in walk-in cooler.

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011
Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 4254313
Inspection Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Inspection Number: 2048614
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: 2
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
10-07-1 Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Corrected On Site.
30-02-1 Critical. Vacuum breaker missing at hose bibb by triple sink.

Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 4004124
Inspection Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Inspection Number: 1990975
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]
09-03-1 Critical. Observed nonready-to-eat food handled by employees without the use of gloves, deli paper, scoops, tongs or other utensils. Employee observed scooping ice into cup with bare hand at drive thru soda station. Corrected On Site.
15-32-1 Observed walk-in cooler and walk in freezer gasketstorn/in disrepair.
15-32-1 Observed front reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair.
22-24-1 Critical. Observed buildup of slime inside ice chute on self serv fountain. Corrected On Site.
24-08-1 Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried. Stainless steel pans and lids stacked wet and not properly air-dried before storing. Corrected On Site.
36-22-1 Observed floor area(s) covered with frozen water in walk in freezer.

Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 4004125
Inspection Date: Tuesday, August 03, 2010
Inspection Number: 1990976
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]
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table. Corrected On Site.
15-31-1 Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair;one three tier shelving still rusted,other two have been replaced. ON ORDER. Repeat Violation.
37-12-1 Ceiling not smooth and easily cleanable in walk in cooler;rust on surfaces by fans. Repeat Violation.
41A-10-1 Critical. Observed toxic item,fly bait,improperly stored by paper goods in storeoom ]. Corrected On Site.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010
Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 3667708
Inspection Date: Thursday, March 18, 2010
Inspection Number: 1879889
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: 19
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 6
Number of Noncritical Violations: 13
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-24-1 Critical. Potentially hazardous food held under time as a public health control without time marking indicating 4-hour limit.
03B-04-1 Critical. Cooked poultry not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Found no time marking for fried chicken breast fillets held at 120 degrees Farenheit under heat lamp. Manager removed for rapid cooling. Corrected On Site.
03D-01-1 Critical. Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method. Found cooked chicken being held in large bus tub with covered. Corrected On Site.
10-04-1 In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. Found ice scoop stored on top of dirty boxes in dry storage. Corrected On Site.
14-33-1 Observed equipment in poor repair. White food grade flour barrel was found cracked around top rim of barrel.
14-33-1 Observed equipment in poor repair. Door of ice bin cracked and no longer easly cleanable.
14-33-1 Observed equipment in poor repair. Lids for food containers chipped and cracked at steam table. Lids are on back order.
14-33-1 Observed equipment in poor repair. Food grade paper inside bun toaster torn and burned, needs to be replaced.
15-35-1 Nonfood-contact equipment exposed to splash/spillage not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable. Top plastic shelves under fans found broken in walkin cooler.
22-21-1 Critical. Observed soil buildup inside ice bin.
22-24-1 Critical. Observed buildup of mold like substance on soda splash and ice despensing unit. Corrected On Site.
24-05-1 Clean glasses, cups, utensils, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner. Found aluminum pans not inverted on dry storage shelves. Corrected On Site.
28-14-1 Critical. Observed evidence of mop soap suds waste water dumped onto ground at back door next to drive thru speaker.
33-10-1 Observed inside of dumpster heavily encrusted with buildup. Manager called to replace dumpster. Conformation number is 45326.
34-02-1 Cardboard Dumpster not on proper pad.
36-12-1 Floors not constructed easily cleanable. Needs to be re-grouted.
37-01-1 Ceiling tile missing in dry storage area.
37-03-1 Observed wall in disrepair. Tiles in prep area found damaged and with holes.
37-11-1 Observed walkin cooler ceiling rusted and no longer easily cleanable.

Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 3667709
Inspection Date: Monday, September 21, 2009
Inspection Number: 1879890
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]
09-01-1 Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food [cooked rice]. 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 [bade frozen shrimp]. Corrected On Site.
14-36-1 Observed gaskets/seals on two front line cold holding unit in poor repair. Repeat Violation.
33-10-1 Observed inside/outside of dumpster not clean.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009
Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 3213424
Inspection Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Inspection Number: 1688233
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: 5
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
12A-25-1 Critical. Observed an employee with long painted fingernails working with exposed food. Corrected On Site. Gloves now used by employee.
12B-04-1 Critical. Observed a designated employee drinking area located in a food preparation or other restricted area. Observed covered drinks stored on cutting boards and food preparation tables. Corrected On Site.
14-33-1 Observed equipment in poor repair. Door liner cracked on swing door of ice machine.
14-36-1 Observed gaskets/seals on under counter refrigerator cold holding unit in poor repair.
22-21-1 Critical. Observed black moldlike soil buildup inside ice bin at drive thru. Repeat Violation. Corrected On Site.
22-24-1 Critical. Observed buildup of green soil on exterior splash surface on ice chute by self serv soda dispensing nozzles.
41A-10-1 Critical. Observed toxic item improperly stored. Fly bait stored with other cleaners in storeroom. Corrected On Site.

Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 3213425
Inspection Date: Friday, September 05, 2008
Inspection Number: 1688234
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: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
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 [uncooked rice].
14-36-1 Observed gaskets/seals on small fry cold holding unit in poor repair.
22-21-1 Critical. Observed moderate moldlike soil buildup inside ice bin at drive thru station. Corrected On Site.
22-24-1 Critical. Observed buildup of moldlike substance on splash surfaces behind soda dispensing nozzles at drive thru station. Corrected On Site.
32-10-1 Critical. Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom.
51-13-1 No Heimlich maneuver sign posted.

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008
Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 3104524
Inspection Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Inspection Number: 1634061
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: 3
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 2
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
09-03-1 Critical. Observed nonready-to-eat food handled by employees without the use of gloves, deli paper, scoops, tongs or other utensils. Observed serving scoop for cajun rice with handle touching ready to eat food. Corrected On Site.
35B-04-1 Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. Observed quarter inch gap along bottom of rear kitchen door.
36-15-1 Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor along floor/wall coving below fryers.

Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 2969296
Inspection Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Inspection Number: 1616366
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 Critical/Risk Violations: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
12B-03-1 Critical. Observed employee drinking from an open beverage container in a food preparation or other restricted area. Corrected On Site.
12B-04-1 Critical. Observed a designated employee drinking area located in a food preparation or other restricted area. Corrected On Site.
22-20-1 Critical. Observed buildup of black soil in the interior of ice machine.
22-21-1 Critical. Observed soil buildup inside rear wall of waitress ice bin.
38-07-1 Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers in front of fryers.

Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
License ID: 2134927
Inspection Visit ID: 2969297
Inspection Date: Monday, July 16, 2007
Inspection Number: 1616367
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: 3
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table for Chicken breading. Repeat Violation. Corrected On Site.
36-11-1 Floors not maintained smooth and durable. Several floor tiles throuhout kitchen have missing grout and not easily cleanable.
37-14-1 Observed ceiling in disrepair with surface rust in WIC.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2007
Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
Inspection Date: Monday, March 26, 2007
Inspection Number: 1462320
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 Critical/Risk Violations: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 7
Details
1 risk violation of code 02 which requires:
  • “02 - Original container; properly labeled, date marking, shell stock tags.”
  • “02-11 - Consumer advisory on raw/undercooked oysters.”
  • “02-13 - Consumer advisory on raw/undercooked animal products.”
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”
1 violation of code 23 which requires:
  • “Non-food contact surfaces clean.”
1 violation of code 36 which requires:
  • “Floors properly constructed, clean, drained, coved”
3 violations of code 37 which requires:
  • “Walls, ceilings, and attached equipment, constructed, clean”
1 violation of code 38 which requires:
  • “Lighting provided as required. Fixtures shielded”
1 risk violation of code 41 which requires:
  • “41a - Toxic substances properly stored.”
  • “41b - Toxic substances properly labeled, used.”
1 critical violation of code 47 which requires:
  • “Electrical wiring - adequate, good repair (For Reporting Purposes Only)”

Inspection For: POPEYES CHICKEN & BISCUITS#119
License Number: 1503951
Inspection Date: Thursday, September 14, 2006
Inspection Number: 1462318
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: 14
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 5
Number of Noncritical Violations: 9
Details
1 violation of code 14 which requires:
  • “Food contact surfaces designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located”
2 violations of code 15 which requires:
  • “Non-food contact surfaces designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located”
2 violations of code 22 which requires:
  • “Food contact surfaces clean and sanitized.”
1 violation of code 36 which requires:
  • “Floors properly constructed, clean, drained, coved”
2 violations of code 37 which requires:
  • “Walls, ceilings, and attached equipment, constructed, clean”
2 violations of code 38 which requires:
  • “Lighting provided as required. Fixtures shielded”
1 violation of code 40 which requires:
  • “Employee lockers provided and used, clean”
1 critical violation of code 47 which requires:
  • “Electrical wiring - adequate, good repair (For Reporting Purposes Only)”
1 critical violation of code 49 which requires:
  • “Flammable/combustible materials - properly stored (For Reporting Purposes Only)”
1 risk violation of code 53 which requires:
  • “53a - Food management certification valid.”
  • “53b - Employee training verification.”

NoticeEach restaurant inspection report is a “snapshot” of conditions present at the time of the inspection. On any given day Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen #119 in Merritt Island 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 Merritt Island's Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen #119.

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 Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen #119 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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